Entries by Alison Clack

Want to sell to government? Metropolitan Regional Housing Authority & Nova Scotia Procurement offering free seminar!

 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER The Supplier Engagement Team is happy to offer a FREE seminar for all Contractors and Suppliers interested in selling to government.   Hosts: Metropolitan Regional Housing Authority & Nova Scotia Procurement Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Location: Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS), 134 Eileen Stubbs Ave. Unit 103, Dartmouth, NS Time: 9:30 […]

CANS Welcomes 2019-2020 Board of Directors

  CANS 157 Annual General Meeting was held at Oak Island Resort and Conference Centre from October 4-6, 2019. In addition to celebrating our organization’s successes over the past year, CANS welcomed its new Board of Directors and bid farewell to the board members from the previous year who’ve retired. Please join us in welcoming […]

CANS Feature: What’s Your Safety Standard? (by McLeod Safety)

  Jake Takes On Safety – What’s Your Safety Standard? Submitted by: Jake Siegner, CRSP (Safety Manager, McLeod Safety)   Looking across the table at me was a pretty intimidating gent who appeared to be the walking definition of “Intimidating Biker.” A big brute of a fellow with tattoos on his knuckles, a beard that the […]

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 […]