Entries by CANS

CWF Report – The Importance of Public Investments in Infrastructure

Click HERE to view a summary of two reports produced for the CCA Civil Infrastructure Council by the Canada West Foundation (CWF) highlighting the importance of public investments in infrastructure. This document summarizes the conclusions of both reports and should be helpful to you in explaining their conclusions to public officials.

Workplace Health & Safety Regulations update from the Department of Labour and Advanced Education

Over the past several months, the Department of  Labour and Advanced Education has been consulting with the public to consolidate and amend the Workplace Health & Safety Regulations. Since the consultation launched in September 2014, LAE has received considerable feedback and has decided to completely re-think what regulatory changes are needed at this time. To […]

Flexibility and Innovation in Apprenticeship Technical Training (FIATT) Call for Proposals

Employment and Social Development Canada has launched the Flexibility and Innovation in Apprenticeship Technical Training (FIATT) Call for Proposal (CFP). Applications must be submitted by e-mail no later than March 3, 2015 before 11:59 p.m. EST.  Applications received after this deadline will be disqualified. For the purpose of this CFP, it is expected that project […]

Update from Health Canada’s WHMIS Current Issues Committee – WHMIS after GHS

Health Canada is changing the Federal WHMIS legislation to bring it in line with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).  An international team of hazard communication experts developed GHS with the goal of having the same set of rules for classifying hazards, and the same format and content for labels and safety data sheets adopted and […]

CANS’ Online Bidding System for Trade Contractors Officially Launches

CANS’ Online Bidding System for Trade Contractors has officially launched and we are excited to report our first project has gone live. PROJECT DETAILS Project Number: NS14-2348 Project Title: TIR – Northumberland Building Renovations, Perennia Park, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia Closing Date for General Contractors: February 19 at 2:00pm AST Closing Date for Trade/Sub Contractors: […]

New OH&S Regulations Public Consultation Sessions

NS Depart. of Labour and Advanced Education (LAE) is in the process of changing 13 of the OH&S regulations and these changes establish Workplace Health and Safety Regulations. Join OEA and the employer community as they review the draft changes, new items and discuss the impact to employers and Nova Scotia businesses. Want to Register? […]