Entries by Alison Clack

Industry News // Statistics – Monthly permit value for August 2019

  Building permits, August 2019 The monthly value of building permits (seasonally adjusted) issued in Nova Scotia decreased 14.0 per cent in August, following a (revised) decrease of 19.8 per cent in July. Nova Scotia’s residential permits decreased 5.9 per cent while non-residential building decreased 29.5 per cent. Monthly results for building permits are highly […]

CCA News // Board unanimously approves new governance structure

  Historic decision: CCA Board and members unanimously approve modern governance structure The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has achieved a significant milestone in keeping with our promise in the 2018 – 2023 strategic plan to modernize the association. The new structure, enabled by updated by-laws in keeping with the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, will include […]

Industry News // Statistics Canada releases methodology for estimating changes to North American trade patterns

    Study: Estimating the effect of changing Canada/United States border costs on North American trade patterns and expenditures – detailed methodology   Statistics Canada recently completed a report on the methods used for estimating the effect of changing Canada-US border costs on North American trade. This paper is a follow-up to a previous report that provided detailed results […]

CCA News // Report on infrastructure calls for greater and urgent investment in core works

  CCA issued the following press release to highlight today’s release of the 2019 edition of the Canadian Infrastructure Report Card, which calls for urgent investment in Canada’s public infrastructure.   Report on infrastructure calls for greater and urgent investment in core works, says CCA.   OTTAWA, October 8, 2019 – Canada’s public infrastructure requires […]

Industry News // The Guildfords Group Names William Brown President

The Guildfords Group Names William Brown President   Halifax, NS, Release: October 3, 2019 — Darren S. Nantes, Chairman of the The Guildfords Group (Guildfords), is pleased to announce the appointment of William Brown as President. William joined Guildfords in April of 2017 and has led significant change and improvement in numerous business processes throughout […]

CANS and Marco Kick-Off Designated Gold Seal Project: The Berkeley

Marco | The Berkeley Retirement Residences Gold Seal Kick-Off Early afternoon, on Monday, October 7, 2019, Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) staff along with representatives of Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) Gold Seal, Marco Group and The Berkeley came together to showcase excellence in construction management. Specifically, the luncheon event was a kick-off to Marco’s […]

Order CCDC/CCA Documents from the CANSNet

CANS has a listing of CCDC and CCA documents for sale on CANSnet.   You can find information about each document and document prices in the Projects and Documents section of the website.   HOW TO ORDER Navigate to the ‘”Projects / Documents tab on our homepage, and click “Order Documents” (click here to be […]

CANS Advantage Program: 2019-2020 Request for Proposals Now Open!

The Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) is currently seeking proposals from companies who wish to participate in the CANS Advantage Program, leveraging the buying power of the Association by offering exclusive and unique offers to CANS member companies and their employees.   The request for proposal period is now OPEN and will end on: […]

CANS Education Courses for Project Coordinators and Administrators

Did you know CANS Education & Training Development offers courses designed for Project Coordinators and Administrators? Time is a precious commodity for any project coordinator. While we can’t add more hours to the day, CANS can try and help you use them more efficiently! Build your project management and administrative skills with CANS Education and […]