Entries by Alison Clack

Nova Scotia Watercourse Alteration Installer Certification – deadline October 1st, 2016

October 1st, 2016 is the deadline to obtain their Nova Scotia Watercourse Alteration Installer Certification to be compliant with legislation in the province. The Maritime College of Forest Technology will be offering training on the following dates in 2016: Nova Scotia Watercourse Alteration Certification for Sizers (Truro) March 7, 8 & 9 – Best Western […]

Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency – Atlantic Trades Harmonization

The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency (NSAA) has been actively involved in the national and Atlantic trades harmonization initiatives.  We have created a “Harmonization Update” report that is available on the NSAA website under “What’s New”.  It is listed as, “Harmonization: Nova Scotia Advances Apprentice Mobility”.   Read the Report.  Learn more. The Update provides information on: […]

CCA Article: Investment in Canada’s Infrastructure Has Not Kept Pace with National Needs – It Must!

For over 20 years the Canadian Construction Association in collaboration and partnership with many other regional and national stakeholders has been pursuing changes in federal public policy to help modernize Canadian’s aging infrastructure. Why? Because it is imperative that the general public become educated about the state of Canada’s deteriorating infrastructure and its impact on […]

Charbonneau commission

Extract from the inquiry report on the granting and management of public contracts in the construction industry (Charbonneau commission): Recommendation 15 – To reduce delays in payments to construction contractors During testimony before the Commission, several contractors have reported the problem of delays in payment of invoices submitted to public work providers (DOP). Generally, payment […]