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CANS COVID-19 Information Centre

  • Important CANS updates regarding COVID-19
    • Ask a question & FAQ’s
    • Subscribe to the Latest Updates
    • CANS Office Reopens June 24 & Updates from CANS Programs & Services
  • Recent News Announcements & Information
  • Useful Links & Resources
  • Important CANS Updates Regarding COVID-19

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19

If you work in the Nova Scotian construction industry, please share your experiences throughout the growing COVID-19 pandemic. CANS and our partners can represent and support your business more effectively if you proactively communicate your concerns and the impacts you’re experiencing. During unprecedented times like this, communicating your situation to us is more important than ever.

CANS has compiled a resource bank of construction-related FAQs for managing the COVID-19 outbreak in Nova Scotia. 

Click HERE to access the answers to your FAQs.

(Note: The above attached communications are from Duff Montgomerie, Deputy Minister, LAE in response to clarifications sought by CANS on your behalf. These responses were developed in collaboration with TIR, Department of Health and Communications NS.)

Ask us a Question

We know many of you have questions and concerns about the impact COVID-19 is having on your business. We want to hear from you. 

Please keep us informed to help us advocate on your behalf. Email your questions to

Subscribe to the Latest Updates

To keep you informed throughout this ongoing pandemic, we have created an email newsletter that summarizes the latest COVID-19 information and its impact on the construction industry. This newsletter is distributed on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Click HERE to subscribe to the CANS COVID-19 Updates newsletter.

CANS Office Reopened June 24 & Updates from CANS Programs and Services

As of Wednesday, June 24, CANS Dartmouth office has reopened to our membership and has resumed offering the following in-person services: print orders, the sale of CCDC & CCA Standard Documents, and the signing of Statutory Declarations.

Our hours of operations have changed to Monday – Friday, 8am to 4pm.

Please note: CANS Business Centre and board rooms remain closed.

To ensure the health and safety of CANS staff, our members and visitors coming into our office, you will only be able to enter the main entrance vestibule. Below you will find detailed instructions on how to access our Projects & Documents services.

How to Access CANS Projects & Documents Services

Upon arrival at CANS, call 902-468-2267 ext 0. A CANS staff member will confirm your name, company and the service you require. Wait for CANS staff to give you the okay to enter the building.

Depending on what services you require, CANS staff will instruct you on next steps. NOTE: Payment for services can be made over the phone using a credit card, cheque or EMT payment. We will not be accepting cash or debit at this time.

Print Orders

  • A CANS staff member will place your print order on the table. Please wait until they have stepped back inside the main building to enter the vestibule to retrieve your order.

CCDC & CCA Standard Documents

  • A CANS staff member will place your document order on the table. Please wait until they have stepped back inside the main building to enter the vestibule to retrieve your order.

Statutory Declarations

  • Place your document(s) on the table and hold up your photo ID. The Commissioner of Oaths will issue the declaration. Once agreed, sign the document and step outside the building.
  • The Commissioner of Oaths will enter the vestibule, stamp and sign the document(s), and step back in the main building.
  • Once the document(s) is signed by the Commissioner of Oaths and they have re-entered the building, retrieve your document(s).
  • NOTE: We are still encouraging the use of our virtual Commissioner of Oaths services for signing Statutory Declarations. For more information or to book your appointment, contact Lesley Whynot.

Questions about CANS Projects & Documents Services?

If you have any questions, please contact Lesley Whynot by phone 902-880-6046 or email.

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