Entries by CANS

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.

Weather Update // CANS Office Closure – March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021, 9:00 AM: Due to inclement weather, CANS Dartmouth office will remain closed on Friday, March 19. As a reminder, while our physical office is closed, our CANS staff are still available to assist our members virtually, including our statutory declaration service.

Permitting in HRM has Changed

Permit applications are now available online through our new Permitting, Planning, Inspection and Compliance Customer Portal. This move to digital has been a long time coming and with it comes changes to how our customers will apply for permits. HRM is offering virtual training sessions to those individuals in your organization who are directly responsible for applying for permits. Read more.