Statistics // Highlights from ‘Building Permits, April 2024’

In April 2024, Nova Scotia’s total building permits (residential and non-residential) rose by 44.2% to $344.3 million (over the previous month, March 2024)

Share job postings to connect with qualified construction professionals (due June 12!)

A coalition of industry associations from the construction sector participated in a provincial a recruitment mission from April 21-28, 2024, to the United Kingdom and Ireland that resulted in the Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration (LSI) collecting a pool of strong construction candidates. Now, we need your help getting relevant job openings to these candidates.

Statistics // Highlights from “US Construction Spending, April 2024”

Month over month, US construction spending decreased 0.1% between March and April 2024. Year to date, US construction spending has increased 10.7% compared to the same period in 2023.

Notice // Updates to CCDC Documents

As of May 21, 2024, a number of new CCDC documents have been introduced, and a number have been discontinued.

Statistics // Nova Scotia population estimates by county and census subdivision – July 1, 2023

Between July 1, 2022 and July 1, 2023 Nova Scotia’s population increased by 33,249 persons, reaching 1,058,694 as of July 1, 2023.

News // Halifax one of Canada’s fastest growing municipalities

According to data released by Statistics Canada on Wednesday [May 22], Halifax added just under 20,000 souls over the year preceding July 1, 2023.

Statistics // Building construction, March 2024

Investment in Nova Scotia building construction increased 10.5% in March 2024 to $574.9 million.

Thank You for Attending CANS 2024 Arrow Construction Products Spring Fling

Thank you to each of our sponsors, attendees and guests who joined us in celebrating construction in Cape Breton on May 16.

CANS 2024 Win Your Membership Contest

Ready to renew your CANS Membership? Pay your invoice by June 14 to be automatically entered into a draw to win your membership!

Office Closure: Monday, May 20, 2024

Please be advised that CANS office will be closed on Monday, May 20.