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Weather Update // CANS Office Closure – Delayed Opening Dec. 9, 2021

Weather Update // CANS office will delay opening on December 9, 2021
February 9, 2021, 5:30 AM: Due to the current weather conditions, CANS office will delay opening until 10:30 AM today, Thursday, December 9. As a reminder, while our physical office will have a delay in opening, our CANS staff are still available to assist our members virtually.

National Construction Day – November 30

Billed as a day to celebrate the dedicated, hard-working people instrumental in building and connecting our communities through infrastructure, this year’s Construction Day will focus on the industry’s efforts to attract and retain a talented, diverse and inclusive workforce. Find out how you can get involved!

CANS Office Closure – Sept. 29 and 30, 2021

CANS office will be closed on Wednesday, September 29 for the 2021 CANS 159th Annual General Meeting. CANS office will remain closed to members and the public on Thursday, September 30 to allow CANS staff to participate in staff development sessions in honour of National Truth and Reconciliation Day.

April 28, 2021 – Day of Mourning

Today, April 28, we pay tribute to all those who have died, were injured, or fell ill while at work. The Day of Mourning offers employees and employers the opportunity to publicly renew their commitment to improve health and safety in the workplace. We join people around the world in honouring individuals and families whose lives have been impacted by workplace death or injury.

COVID-19 Update for CANS Members – April 22, 2021

As you are aware, the number of cases of COVID-19 is quickly rising in Nova Scotia, particularly in HRM. It is more important than ever to remain vigilant and do our part to help curb the spread of the virus and keep our colleagues and family healthy and safe. Today, Dr. Strang and Premier Rankin addressed the province and introduced new restrictions and measures to help limit the spread of COVID-19.