CANS 2023 Win Your Membership Contest

Ready to renew your CANS Membership? Take advantage of our early renewal incentives! If your renewal payment is received prior to Friday, June 16, 2023, your company will be automatically entered into our 2023 WIN YOUR MEMBERSHIP prize contest.

Special Update: Nova Scotia Wildfires Resources

We’re thinking of everyone impacted by the wildfires occurring throughout Nova Scotia and hope everyone remains safe during these uncertain times.

Now Hiring! Join CANS Team

CANS is hiring! Work for an organization that encourages your growth and professional development, and values collaboration in pursuit of supporting a resilient and diverse industry. 

CANS is seeking qualified individuals to fill three (3) positions, click for more information about these positions. 

Notice // CANS Office Closure: Victoria Day – Monday, May 22

Please be advised that CANS will be closed for the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 22, 2023. We ask that our members plan accordingly for this temporary break in services.

Thank You for Attending CANS 2023 Spring Fling Presented by Cape Breton Regional Municipality Regional Enterprise Network!

This was CANS biggest Spring Fling yet with nearly 200 guests joining CANS for our golf tournament, networking dinner and awards presentation. Thank you to our hosts, The Lakes at Ben Eoin and their hardworking staff for their support throughout the day.

Statistics // National building permits jump 11 per cent in March 2023

The following building permit statistics for March 2023 were released by the Province’s Economics and Statistics division on Thursday, May 10, 2023.

Join CANS Emerging Leaders for “Unconventional Journey in the Field of Construction” with Anathea Fenton on June 1

Learn, connect and develop your career with CANS Emerging Leaders (EL) Speaker Series, returning Thursday, June 1, 2023! CANS EL Speaker Series offers young construction professionals an unparalleled opportunity to network with colleagues throughout the ICI construction industry as well as gain invaluable advice from experienced industry leaders.

Resource // Earn your Canadian Healthcare Contractor certificate on May 30-31

Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society (CHES), in conjunction with American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE), is offering its Canadian Healthcare Construction course on May 30-31 in Halifax.

News // NSAA aims to Increase the number of Certified Journeypersons in Construction Finishing Trades

The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency (NSAA) is working with industry to increase the number of certified journeypersons in construction finishing trades. Under NSAA’s Pathways Project, apprentices, including those who live in rural communities throughout Nova Scotia, will have a flexible pathway to certification using online technical training starting

Statistics // Highlights from “Building Construction, February 2023”

The following data was released on April 12, 2023. Find highlights for non-residential building construction from February 2023.