Join Building Futures for Youth Host Employer Session on March 2

Are you interested in learning about how your organization can support career exploration opportunities for youth in construction? Join CANS on March 2, 2022, to learn about the Building Futures for Youth program and how YOU can make a difference in future workforce of construction

The Building Futures for Youth program was developed as a partnership between the Construction Association of Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency, the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, the Nova Scotia Community College, the Nova Scotia Road Builders Association, and Construction Safety Nova Scotia.

BFY Host Employer Information Session

Date: March 2, 2022
Duration: 1 hour
Format: Live webinar
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Registration: Click here to register now!

This information session will cover:

  • About Building Futures for Youth program
  • How to become a Host Employer
  • What’s involved in taking on a student
  • Benefits of being a Host Employer  


  • Adam Gilbert, BFY Program Lead, Construction Association of Nova Scotia
  • Dena Hueston, Director of Human Resources, rcs construction (Host Employer and BFY Champion)

Dena is a well-rounded HR professional demonstrating leadership in full cycle human resource management. Both university and college educated, and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) with over 25 years of progressive work experience working in several industries, Dena focused her career on human resources in 2009 and is a self-starter using exceptional communication and active listening skills while promoting effective negotiation and best-case solutions.


For more information on the BFY program, please contact:

Adam Gilbert
BFY Program Lead

For assistance with registering for this session, please contact:

Kaitlyn Bennett
Education & Training Lead