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Weather Update // CANS Office Closure – March 19, 2021March 19, 2021 in front /by CANS
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 ChangedFebruary 23, 2021 in Uncategorized /by CANS
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.
A Message from CANS President & CEO, Duncan WilliamsFebruary 18, 2021 in front /by CANS
A message to CANS members from President & CEO, Duncan Williams. Read more.
News – Skyrocketing steel, lumber costs threaten to slow construction jobsFebruary 17, 2021 in front /by CANS
As material prices jump, U.S. contractors are coping any way they can. Here are some best practices for working around price fluctuations and shortages. Read more from Construction Dive.
Weather Update // CANS Office Closure – Delayed Opening Feb. 8, 2021February 7, 2021 in front /by CANS
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.
Register for CANS Virtual Member Mixer – Feb 18February 4, 2021 in front /by CANS
Join CANS later this month for a casual discussion panel focused on long-term care facilities in Nova Scotia! Learn more and register now!
Building Futures for Youth is Back in Action for Summer 2021!February 4, 2021 in front /by CANS
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 CommunityFebruary 3, 2021 in front /by CANS
“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.
HRM Seeking Feedback on Halifax Complete Streets Guidelines UpdateFebruary 3, 2021 in front /by CANS
Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is asking for additional feedback on the “Part B – Standard Details” section of the updated Halifax Complete Streets Guidelines. Read more.