Entries by CANS

COVID-19: Important Social Distancing Reminder from CANS

Our industry remains key to our economy here in Nova Scotia. We have heard from some of our government partners that our health and safety practices are commendable. However, inspectors have asked that we remind all of our members to adhere to social distancing requirements.  We are fortunate that our industry has remained operational, albeit […]

Revisit CANSTech 2020 – Watch our Wrap Video!

Did you miss our construction innovation and technology trade show, CANSTech 2020? Stroll the tradeshow floor and get to know some of our exhibitors, relive the experience watching our NEW CANSTech Wrap video.

COVID-19: WCB Clearance Letters & Health and Safety Week

Safety and Health Week May 3 – 9 is Safety and Health Week (formerly NAOSH Week), a continent-wide initiative to focus employers, employees, partners and the public on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace, at home, and in the community. Access resources to share with your workforce including posters, videos, audio clips, social media graphics and much […]

Virtual Q&A Will Help Youth Explore Construction Careers from Home

Just because we’re social distancing doesn’t mean we can’t safely explore careers in construction together! Do you know any youth who are eager to learn more about a career in construction and the trades? Share this information with them! They’ll be able to explore careers in construction from the comfort of home with our upcoming series of virtual Q&A sessions.

COVID-19: Reminder About Physical Distancing at Work

While construction work continues in Nova Scotia, construction workers, workplaces, and worksites are expected to comply with the physical distancing requirements of two metres (six feet). CANS has created a quick tip sheet providing a reminder on how to maintain the appropriate level of protection, with respect to the hazards posed by COVID-19 and the […]

COVID-19: URGENT – Tender Opportunity for DND closes May 4

The DND has posted an urgent requirement for cloth face coverings on Buyandsell.gc.ca. This opportunity closes on May 4, 2020, at 15:00 Atlantic Time. For full details on this requirement, please read the Notice of Proposed Procurement – Cloth Face Covering (W8486-217311/A). Access more information about this request on Buyandsell.gc.ca. Did you know? You can access this tender and more on CANSnet! Find […]

COVID-19: Nova Scotia Business Inc’s Nova Scotia Consultant Directory

Nova Scotia Business Inc (NSBI) will be launching a Consultant Directory to help companies connect with consultants to address immediate challenges. The online index will be published on the NSBI website. It will include contact information for each consultant listed, associated areas of expertise and a filter to help companies quickly find a consultant to meet […]