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Weather Update // CANS Office Closure – Delayed Opening Feb. 8, 2021

Due to the weather forecast tonight into tomorrow, CANS Dartmouth office will delay opening until at least 10:00 AM on Monday, February 8. We will reevaluate at 9:00 AM and will post an update on this page at that time. As a reminder, while our physical office will have a delay in opening, our CANS staff are still available to assist our members virtually.

Building Futures for Youth is Back in Action for Summer 2021!

Building Futures for Youth (BFY) is back in the virtual classroom and gearing up for another summer connecting youth with careers in construction. In preparation for this summer, we’ve redesigned our website to make it even easier to find information on the program, how to become a host employer, and for students to apply! Check out BFY’s new website at www.buildingfutures.ca.

WCB Nova Scotia’s Releases Q3 2020 Report to the Community

“In a typical year, seasonal work and an increase in some industries with an outdoor focus drive higher numbers of workplace injuries in the summer months. But Q3 2020 saw a lower than typical injury rate of 1.52, and only 1,280 time-loss claims, compared to the 1,500 claims WCB Nova Scotia would typically see over the same period.” Read more.

CANS Election Portal – The 2021 Nova Scotia Liberal Party Leadership Election

The Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) has gathered some tools for you to access to ensure you are informed about the upcoming 2021 Nova Scotia Liberal Party leadership election. We have compiled a list of candidates, their background information, and a link to their respective websites. In addition, CANS has surveyed all candidates about issues that are important to our members and the construction industry. Read more.

Season’s greetings to all of our Members and Associates. We look forward to reconnecting in the New Year! CANS staff will be observing the holidays from Thursday, December 24 12 p.m, returning on Monday, January 4, 2021 at 8am.