Notice // Emerging Leaders – Call for Committee Members

Are you looking for ways to get involved with the construction industry? CANS Emerging Leaders Committee is seeking new members! Join a dynamic and engaged committee focused on constructing valuable and inclusive opportunities for developing industry leaders under 40 to connect.

Statistics // Highlights from “Housing Starts, June 2022”

The following statistics were released via Nova Scotia Economics and Statistics Division on Monday, July 18, 2022.

Statistics // Highlights from ‘Building Construction, May 2022’

The following statistics were released via Nova Scotia Economics and Statistics on Thursday, July 14, 2022.

CCDC Document Webinars to Review CCDC 23 on August 11

This webinar will review CCDC 23, which focuses on best practices for securing construction services by means of a competitive lowest bid procurement method. The document’s authors will explain the underlying principles behind these recommended practices.

Thanks for Joining CANS Emerging Leaders Meet and Greet on the Harbour!

On Wednesday, July 13, CANS Emerging Leaders reconvened for our 2022 Meet and Greet. We had a blast cruising the Halifax Harbour on the Harbour Queen, and it was a pleasure to be able to host this event again for the first time since 2019!

CANSnet Project Preview: NS22-1282 – Housing Trust of Nova Scotia – RFQ – Construction Management Services

The Housing Trust recently purchased five apartment buildings in the urban core that contain 295 apartments. The buildings were constructed in the late 1960s and require substantial renovation.

Statistics // Highlights from “Building Construction Price Index, Q1 2022”

The following statistics were released via Nova Scotia Department of Economics and Statistics on Monday, July 11, 2022.

Now Hiring! Join CANS Team as a Member Services Specialist

CANS is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Member Services Specialist. The Member Services Specialist is a high-energy individual who can work in a fast‐paced, respectful and inclusive environment, has a very strong attention to detail and interpersonal communication skills.

A Look-back at CANS Staff Educational Outing, July 6, 2022

On Wednesday, July 6, 2022, CANS Staff went on an educational outing to visit four members’ sites and shops. This experiential opportunity gave our staff members insight into our members’ stories, day-to-day operations, and a sneak peek at some showstopping projects!

Construction Pulse – Issue 3, Spring / Summer 2022 is NOW ONLINE!

The third issue of Construction Pulse, the Construction Association of Nova Scotia’s industry magazine, is now live!