Geoscientists Nova Scotia

We are committed to holding paramount the health, safety and welfare of the public and the protection of the environment while contributing significantly to the economy of Nova Scotia.

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Good morning fellow geoscientists. It is a honour to be incoming president of a thriving professional organization. Let me take this opportunity to acknowledge the tremendous effort of the existing council and committee members supporting Geoscience Nova Scotia initiatives and representing our association well. The past year has been successful with increased enrollment and continued financial stability.
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Member Insurance and Benefit Programs

APGNS offers members a variety of voluntary and automatic coverage plans.

Visit our Member Benefits page to explore how and why these programs affect you, and which exclusive programs are available to you as a Member in Good Standing. Our programs include:

  • Exclusive Insurance Programs
  • Professional Retiree Health & Dental Plans
  • The APGNS Secondary Professional Liability Insurance Policy (all Members in Good Standing are covered by this policy - why?)

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2017 AGM Presentations

Development of indices to assess the potential impact and risk of drought to private wells in Nova Scotia
G.W. Kennedy, P.Geo., J. Drage, P.Geo., and G. Check, P.Geo.

The development of an arsenic in well water risk map for Nova Scotia based on the relationship between arsenic in well water and bedrock geology
G. W. Kennedy, P.Geo. and J. Drage, P.Geo.

Using numerical groundwater models as a land use planning tool – Town of Torbay, NL
John Kozuskanich, P.Geo.

Delineation of Well Head Protection Areas for Small Groundwater Supplies in Newfoundland and Labrador
Colin Walker, P.Geo.

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Continuing Professional Development

Community Engagement