The Next Phase of COVID – Resources to Help Plan Your Business’s Next Steps

Nova Scotia is preparing to reopen the province safely. As more businesses, organizations, services and public spaces reopen, we need to work together to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and help keep everyone safe.

Check out our round up of guides, toolkits, funding, news and articles to help you reopen your business safely.

Virtual Q&A Series to Explore Trades Continues with Project Manager Jessica MacLean on June 4

Do you know any youth who are eager to learn more about a career in construction and the trades? Share this information with them! Our virtual Q&A sessions explore careers in construction from the comfort of home, every Thursday until June 15.

Q&A Session Four

  • Date: Thursday, June 4
  • Time: 2:00 p.m. (approx. 30-45 minutes)
  • Who: Jessica MacLean, P.Eng, Project Manager with BIRD Construction Group

No registration required. Click here on June 4 to access this Zoom session!

Did you miss a session?

Learn about carpentry, welding and more with these sessions on-demand. Click here to watch our previous sessions now.

Questions?

Please contact Alain Lefebvre, alefebvre@cans.ns.ca or 902-456-6444.

Have your say at CANS Virtual Town Hall Thursday on June 4

Help us plot the course of our organization for the next three years! CANS is wrapping up our series of strategic planning sessions via a virtual town hall on June 4, 2020. Join us to provide your input on topics important to your business and the construction industry.

CANS Virtual Town Hall Strategic Planning Session
  • Date: June 4, 2020
  • Time: 1:00 p.m. 

Register for this session now!

For more information, please contact:
Sheryl Farrington, sfarrington@cans.ns.ca, or 902-468-2267 ext. 708.

CANS Office Closure – CANS Staff working remotely week of June 1

CANS offices in Sydney and Burnside will remain closed the week of June 1, 2020, based on the advice of public health officials.

CANS staff will continue to work remotely and all digital services remain active. Please understand that while there may be delays in certain CANS services, we are actively working to keep any issues minimal.

Bidding on Healthcare? Register for CSA Infection Control, Starting June 23.

To support the application of CSA Standards at this time, CANS secured three online dates for a virtual CSA Infection Control Z317.17. Our final online session is starting on June 23, 2020. Spaces are limited, the course will be capped at 15 registrants. 

CSA Infection Control Z317.17

  • Date: June 23-26, 2020
  • Time: 8:30 a.m.
  • Member Price: $1,500 + HST

Register for this course now.

CANS 2020 Golf Tournament – New Date!

NEW DATE! As public health restrictions are beginning to relax, we’re looking forward to our next chance to get together with you safely! We’re working hard to bring you our annual golf tournament and are pleased to announce that we’re aiming to be back on the greens this summer!

CANS 2020 Golf Tournament
  • Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020.
  • Location: The Links at Brunello and Glen Arbour.
  • Registration: Coming soon! Keep an eye on this space for more information as it becomes available!

Find out more information about CANS annual golf tournament on our event page.

Questions?

Please contact Michelle Peters, mpeters@cans.ns.ca or 902-818-6530

Virtual Q&A Series to Explore Trades Continues with Electrician Jason Joudrie on May 28

Do you know any youth who are eager to learn more about a career in construction and the trades? Share this information with them! Our virtual Q&A sessions explore careers in construction from the comfort of home, every Thursday until June 15.

Q&A Session Four

  • Date: Thursday, May 28
  • Time: 2:00 p.m. (approx. 30-45 minutes)
  • Who: Jason Joudrie, Certified Journeyperson Electrician with Black & McDonald

No registration required. Click here on May 28 to access this Zoom session!

Did you miss a session?

Learn about carpentry, welding and more with these sessions on-demand. Click here to watch our previous sessions now.

Questions?

Please contact Alain Lefebvre, alefebvre@cans.ns.caor 902-456-6444.

Maximize Your Membership with CANS 101 on June 9 (Online Session)

Looking to make the most of your membership? CANS 101: Maximize Your Membership is back for another session on June 9! Harness the full power of your CANS membership, learn how to navigate CANSnet and capitalize on its opportunities in this virtual session.

CANS 101: Maximize Your Membership Information Session

  • Date: June 9, 2020
  • Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Member Price: FREE

Find out more about this CANS 101 session, or register now.

Questions?

Please contact Vanessa Greencorn, vgreencorn@cans.ns.caor 902-237-0057

Bidding on Healthcare? Register for CSA Infection Control, Starting May 25

To support the application of CSA Standards at this time, CANS has secured new dates for a virtual CSA Infection Control Z317.17 in May and June! Spaces are limited, each course will be capped at 15 registrants. Don’t miss the chance to sign up for our next available course, starting May 25, 2020.

CSA Infection Control Z317.17

Date: May 25-28, 2020

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Register for this course now.

Questions?

Please contact Janelle Deveau, jdeveau@cans.ns.caor 902-789-2959.

Virtual Q&A Series to Explore Trades Continues with Plumbing on May 21

Do you know any youth who are eager to learn more about a career in construction and the trades? Share this information with them! Our virtual Q&A sessions explore careers in construction from the comfort of home, every Thursday until June 15.

TOMORROW: Building Futures for Youth and CANS Construction Connection are proud to present:

Q&A Session Three – Plumbing with Ben Pitts & Adam Hill

  • Date: Thursday, May 21
  • Time: 2:00 p.m. (approx. 30-45 minutes)
  • Who: Ben Pitts & Adam Hill, Certified Journeyperson Plumbers with Iron Dog Inc.

No registration required. Click here on May 21 to access this Zoom session!

Did you miss a session?

Learn about carpentry, welding and more with these sessions on-demand. Click here to watch our previous sessions now.

Questions?

Please contact Alain Lefebvre, alefebvre@cans.ns.caor 902-456-6444.