“Make a Difference, Build a Future!”

 

As an employer in Nova Scotia’s construction industry, you realize the need to develop and retain our future workforce. You can support a young person in their pursuit of a career in construction by participating in the Building Futures for Youth Program. The program will enable employers to establish relationships with local high schools, become mentors and contribute to the sustainability of our workforce.

Employers Who are Making a Difference:

  • A.B. Mechanical Limited
  • AAA Plumbing & Heating
  • ABCO Industries Limited
  • Aberdeen Paving Limited
  • Access Contracting Ltd.
  • Acker & Doucette Surveying Inc.
  • Advanced Polymer Coatings
  • Affordable Quality Plumbing
  • All County Construction
  • All East Mechanical Contractors
  • All Star Rebar
  • Aluma Systems Inc.
  • Alva Construction
  • Alvin Co. Ltd.
  • AMD Landscaping
  • AMEC Environmental
  • AML Painting Limited
  • Annapolis Valley Regional Centre for Education
  • Appollo Masonry
  • Argus Rennovations
  • Arsenault Brothers Construction
  • Asbestos Abatement Ltd.
  • Atlantica Mechanical Contractors Inc.
  • Axeman Landscaping
  • B Richardson Construction
  • Backman Vidcom Ltd.
  • Baker Mechanical
  • Balodis Incorporated
  • BCL-Buildon Construction Limited
  • Bernie Smith Electric
  • Betty Ann Design
  • Bird Construction Group
  • Black & MacDonald Limited
  • Blueline NewHolland
  • Blunden Construction (1995) Limited
  • Brewster’s Well Drilling
  • Brilun Construction Limited
  • Burke Construction
  • Cabot Links Grounds
  • Cadtech Computer Drafting Services Ltd.
  • Calvin MacDonald Formwork
  • Cape Breton Drywall
  • Cape Breton Regional Municipality
  • Cape Breton West Construction
  • Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education
  • Caribou Island Electric Ltd.
  • Carman’s Construction
  • Central Equipment Inc
  • Ceres Halifax
  • Charles Stewart Electrical
  • Cherubini Metal Works Limited
  • Cheticamp Welding & Machine Shop Ltd.
  • Chignecto-Central Regional School Board
  • Chute’s Carpentry
  • CKG Elevator Ltd
  • Clearwater Seafoods LP
  • CME Group
  • Comeau’s Sea Foods Limited
  • Costin Paving and Contracting Ltd.
  • Cunnigham Construction
  • D’Ambroise Painting
  • Defense Construction Canada
  • Delmar Construction
  • Dexter Construction/Municipal Group
  • DF Beaton Service Station
  • Digby Pines Golf & Resort
  • DJ MacLean & Sons Carpentry
  • DND Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Scott
  • Dora Construction
  • Doug & Daughter Welding
  • DTK Turbo Electrical
  • Eagle Crest Golf Course
  • Eassons Trucking Ltd.
  • East Coast Metal Fabrication
  • East Isle Construction
  • Ellis Don Corporation
  • Elmsdale Landscaping Limited
  • England Paving & Contracting Ltd
  • Evangeline Transport Ltd
  • Fairline Electrical
  • Fire Stop Enterprises
  • FJ Boyle Construction
  • Flynn Canada Ltd.
  • Fowler Construction Services Limited
  • G.C Baxter Plumbing & Heating Limited
  • G.J. Cahill & Co. (1979) Ltd.
  • G3 Galvanizing
  • Garian Construction Ltd.
  • Gary Scott Elevator
  • Gaudet Building Contractors Ltd. (GBCL)
  • Gillanguy Construction
  • Gil-Son Construction Ltd.
  • Good All Round Renovations
  • Goodfellow Inc.
  • Grahamco Construction Ltd.
  • Graves Electrical Ltd.
  • Greg Burke Electrical
  • Guildfords Group of Companies
  • Halifax International Airport
  • Halifax Regional Centre for Education
  • Harbour Foundations Ltd.
  • Harlow Construction Limited
  • Hart’s Service Centre XTR
  • Higgins Construction Ltd. (division of Lindsays)
  • Hilltop Electrical & Plumbing
  • Hiltz & Seamone
  • Hodgson’s Chipping Ltd.
  • HRM Parks Department
  • HRS Industrial
  • I love renovations
  • Ice Man AC & Maintenance Ltd.
  • Ideal Electric Limited
  • Irving Equipment
  • Island Machining Ltd
  • Island Steele
  • J.Wilkie Mechanical Inc.
  • J.R. Eisner Contracting Ltd.
  • J.W. Bird & Company Limited (Bird Stairs)
  • JETCO Contracting Inc.
  • Jim Winfield Carpentry
  • Joey Poirier Construction
  • Joneljim Concrete Construction
  • Josh Lynch’s Contracting
  • Just Add Color
  • KAL Construction
  • Kelly Villneuve Salvage
  • Ken Flett Roofing
  • Kent Building Supplies
  • Kevin McCully Properties
  • Kona Cranes
  • L & B Electric Ltd
  • L.E. Cruickshanks Sheet Metal Ltd.
  • Lafarge Canada Inc.
  • LaHave Paving
  • Land & Sea
  • Leigh Weare Wiring Services
  • Lenihan Paving
  • Leonard MacPhee Construction
  • LIG Construction
  • Lindsay Construction
  • Links at Brunello
  • Lloyoll Custom Building
  • Lorne Aucoin Renovations
  • LP Electric
  • M & M Sheet Metal
  • MacNeil Eectrical
  • Mahon’s Mechnical Ltd.
  • Marener Industries
  • Marid Industries Limited
  • Marine Atlantic
  • Mark Bevis Construction
  • Markland Associates Ltd
  • Maxim Construction Inc.
  • McAdoo’s Landscaping & Excavating
  • McCarthy’s Roofing Ltd.
  • McLeod Safety Services Ltd.
  • McNally Construction Inc.
  • Moore Enterprises
  • Municipal Ready Mix Limited
  • Municipality of Chester
  • ND Muise Construction
  • New Minus Sheet Metal
  • Norm Smith Electrical Ltd.
  • Northair Windows & Doors
  • Northeast Nutrition
  • Northern Contracting Limited
  • Nova Construction Co. Ltd.
  • Nova Millwrights
  • Nova Wood Products Ltd.
  • NS Department of Transportation & Infrastructure Renewal
  • NSCC Burridge
  • NSCC Kingstec
  • NSCC Lunenburg
  • NSCC Marconi
  • NSCC Shelburne
  • NSCC Waterfront
  • Oblique Construction & Design Ltd
  • Ocean Contractors Limited
  • Orchard Creek Construction
  • O’Regans
  • Oxford Frozen Foods
  • Parsons ICF Construction
  • PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
  • Peter Langille’s Plumbing & Heating
  • Peter Watson Construction
  • Pinaud Drywall and Acoustical Ltd.
  • Plyform Construction
  • PMC Roofing Limited
  • PNL Communications Group
  • Point Michaud Construction
  • Pomerleau Inc.
  • Portable Welders Ltd.
  • Precision Concrete Services Limited
  • Pro-Tech Electric
  • Quality Machining Services Ltd
  • RCCL- Ralph Connor Company Limited
  • rcs construction
  • Rendan Fabricators
  • Retire-Well Renovations
  • RKO Steele Ltd.
  • Robert Archibald Construction
  • Rocky Knoll Farms
  • Rod Christmas Plumbing
  • Rodney Enterprises Ltd.
  • Roger Chandler Renovations
  • Ron Chisholm Hydro-Seeding
  • Roscoe Construction Ltd.
  • Royale Floors & Surfaces
  • Roymar Builders Ltd.
  • RPH Distributors Ltd.
  • Ruggles Contracting
  • Sancton Group Inc.
  • Scotia Sheet Metal
  • Shep-com Construction
  • Smith Family Farms
  • Sorenson Electric Ltd
  • South Shore Glass Limited
  • South Shore Regional Centre for Education
  • Spar Marine
  • Steve MacKin Construction
  • Strait Regional Centre for Education
  • Sunrise Enterprises
  • Superior Truss
  • Superport Marine
  • System Care Cleaning & Restoration
  • Target Hydraulics & Machine Works
  • TCB Riverview Construction
  • Terra Firma Development Corporation
  • TG Welding & Fabrication Limited
  • TN Trenholm Construction
  • Tony Coady Alarms
  • Town of Digby Public Works
  • Town of Parrsboro Public Works
  • Town of Shelburne Public Works
  • Town of Truro Public Works
  • Traditional Cabinetry and Woodworks
  • Trailsmen Motel Maintenance
  • Transit Plumbing & Heating
  • Tri-County Regional Centre for Education
  • Tri-County Truck & Marine
  • Trifos Design Consultants
  • Troy Life & Fire Safety Ltd.
  • Turf Masters Landscaping Ltd.
  • Twin City Painting (1979) Limited
  • United Rentals
  • Van Oirschot Builders
  • Ven-Rez Products
  • Wagmatcook Band Council
  • Walker’s Electrical Construction & Maintenance
  • Wassink Home Improvements
  • Waycobah First Nation Band
  • Weeks Construction
  • Whitestone Developments
  • Will-Kare Paving & Contracting
  • Willow Lodge Maintenance Department
  • Windsor Sales & Rentals
  • Winmar
  • Withrow’s Farm Market
  • Woodsmith Construction
  • Zinck’s Mechanical Insulation Limited
  • Zutphen Contractors Inc

 

Employer Responsibilities:

Provide a safe work environment, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Provide copy of Certificate of Recognition
Attend an Employer mentorship lunch & learn training session
Participate in the interview process and selection of program candidates where applicable
Ensure supervised skills training and the mentoring of the pre-apprentice
Participate in the ongoing evaluation of the pre-apprentice
Provide a paid summer work placement for a Construction Trade Pre-Apprentice
Abide by the Terms and Conditions contained in the Apprenticeship Trades and Qualification Act, General Regulations and Trades Regulations where applicable

Get Involved!

Visit our website www.buildingfutures.ca

Fill out and submit the following webform. 

Michelle Peters
Building Futures for Youth Lead
T: 902-468-2267 ext. 711
C: 902-817-5214
E: mpeters@cans.ns.ca

Lori Rogers
Building Futures for Youth Lead
T: 902-468-2267 ext. 710
C: 902-809-2297
E: lrogers@cans.ns.ca