COVID-19 Update for CANS Members – May 7, 2021

Concerning today’s announcement from the province, the Department of Labour and Advanced Education (DLAE) have reiterated that the new restrictions do not change how construction is viewed in terms of being seen as essential. The following guidance was provided for the construction industry.

Notice — WCB Employer premiums to be deferred until July 2021

This temporary change means that covered employers will have one less bill to worry about for at least a few months, as together our province continues to experience the extended impact of this global pandemic.

Notice — CANS Office Closing TODAY, May 5

OFFICE CLOSURE NOTICE: In light of the recent COVID-19 outbreak, CANS is taking proactive measures to reduce the spread of the virus. Out of an abundance of caution, CANS office will close TODAY, Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 4:00 pm and remain closed until May 17, at which point we will re-evaluate.

News — May Updates from Canadian Construction Association (CCA)

Find highlights from CCA’s May Newsletter including a review of the federal budget and links to updated COVID-19 protocols on worksites.

  • COVID Update // People aged 45 to 49 now eligible for Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. To learn more, read the full re…
  • COVID Update // Nova Scotia reported 182 new cases of COVID-19 on May 6. Stay up-to-date with the latest informatio…

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