Entries by Alison Clack

CANS SPRING FLING – Thursday, May 23, 2019

The Lakes Golf Club & Membertou Trade and Convention Center, Sydney, NS Join us to kick-off the busy construction season at the CANS 2019 Brandt Tractor Spring Fling! Start the day with a round of golf at The Lakes Golf Club followed by networking and dinner at the Membertou Trade and Convention Center. Top off […]

CANS Annual Renewal

It’s CANS Membership renewal time!  We are very pleased to report that through hard work and successful planning, for a second year in a row we will not be increasing Membership Dues for the upcoming year. If your renewal payment is received prior to June 15th, 2019, your company will be automatically entered into our […]

2019 CANS Toromont Cat and Battlefield Equipment De-Icer re-cap

2019 CANS Toromont Cat and Battlefield Equipment De-Icer Cunard Centre, Halifax, NS On Friday April 26, 2019 the CANS Toromont Cat and Battlefield Equipment De-Icer brought out almost 1,800 individuals for an exceptional evening of fine dining, entertainment and networking. Our largest De-Icer crowd to-date, this was the perfect kickoff to the construction season! Held […]

Prompt Payment legislation coming to the Nova Scotia construction industry.

 Halifax, NS – (05/01/2019) The Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) and the Nova Scotia Prompt Payment Coalition are pleased with the Province of Nova Scotia’s decision to amend the existing Builders’ Lien Act to include prompt payment legislation. “The existing law in Nova Scotia is costly, cumbersome, and inaccessible to many small and medium-sized […]

NS Prompt Payment legislation

Dear CANS member, I am writing to give you an update on the progress that has been made on Prompt Payment legislation over the past few weeks. The first reading of Bill 119, named the Builders Lien and Prompt Payment Act, passed on March 15, 2019. Rather than introduce entirely new legislation, Prompt Payment was […]

Honourary Life Member – Call for Nominations

Honourary Life Member – Call for Nominations Through designation of Honourary Life Membership, CANS wishes to honour individuals who, through their deeds and actions, have significantly contributed to the betterment of the Association and/or the industry and attainment of its goals and visions. Nominations are due by Friday, May 10, 2019. Please submit your nomination forms […]

WCB/Return to Work Info Session

Are you currently on a surcharge list or have a demerit with your WCB assessment rate? Do you understand the importance of return to work after an incident in a workplace? Do you want to learn how to reduce your WCB Costs? Come and participate in a Construction Industry Safety Partnership (CISP) /Construction Association of […]

CANS 2019 Toromont Cat and Battlefield Equipment De-Icer

CANS DE-ICER – FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2019 at the CUNARD CENTRE, HALIFAX, NS The CANS 2019 Toromont Cat and Battlefield Equipment De-Icer is Nova Scotia’s largest construction networking event and kicks off the upcoming construction season. It’s a great way for attendees to celebrate the industry, expand your network, reward your employees and enjoy live […]

On March 26, the Province introduced the 2019-20 Nova Scotia Budget.

Our population is at a historic high. For the first time in a generation, population growth is nearing the national average. Employment grew, on average in 2018, at the most substantial annual rate since 2004. As of February 2019 (which had the lowest unemployment rate on record since 1976 when the current Labour Force Survey […]