Survey // Nova Scotia Industry Workforce Insight Survey

The Nova Scotia Construction Sector Council, in collaboration with 13 other Sector Councils in Nova Scotia (together, the Association of Industry Sector Councils, “AISC”), has developed a survey to better understand the challenges employers like you are facing today.

Notice // Invitation to the Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit

You are invited to participate in the 4th Annual Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit organized by the Office of the Procurement Ombudsman, to be held virtually on January 26 and 27, 2022.

Webinar // Maximize Your Membership with CANS 101

Looking to make the most CANS services in 2022? Harness the full power of your CANS membership! CANS 101: Maximize Your Membership returns on February 24 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

COVID-19 Update for CANS Members January 14, 2022

For the week of January 17 – 21, CANS Dartmouth office will continue offering the following in-person services: print orders, the sale of CCDC & CCA Standard Documents, and the signing of Statutory Declarations. These services are available from Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm.

Notice // Substance Use and the Workplace: Supporting Employer and Employees in the Trades

To help raise awareness and reduce the harms of substance use, Health Canada and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) have partnered to produce a toolkit of resources called Substance Use and the Workplace: Supporting Employers and Employees in the Trades.

Statistics // Investment in Nova Scotia building construction increased 5.8% in November 2021

In Halifax, monthly building construction increased 3.9% in November 2021 and outside of Halifax building construction increased 7.7%.

News // Government of Canada extends loan forgiveness repayment deadline for the Canada Emergency Business Account

On January 12, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, and the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, announced that the repayment deadline for CEBA loans to qualify for partial loan forgiveness is being extended from December 31, 2022, to December 31, 2023, for all eligible borrowers in good standing.

Now Hiring! Join CANS Team as a Member Services Specialist

CANS is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Member Services Specialist.

Resource // Masking Guidance from Construction Safety Nova Scotia

Construction Safety Nova Scotia shares what you need to know about the Omicron variant and new recommendations to double mask.

CANSnet Preview // NS21-2313- RFSQ – Construction Trades and Technical Services

A tender opportunity, RFSQ for Construction Trades and Technical Services (WS53097515), is now open for consideration and bidding.