Join CANS on Oct 31 for ‘Truck’ or Treating

In honour of Construction Day, CANS is hosting a Halloween-inspired day of activities perfect for your family. The outdoor event will include, ‘truck’ or treating, a construction-themed colouring contest and scavenger hunt, a petting zoo and more! Costumes are encouraged for the whole family.

CANSnet Project Preview: NS20-1974 – Dartmouth North Library Renovations

In Fall 2020, the renovations at Dartmouth North Public Library will continue with the updating and redesigning of the interior space. Changes will be made to the layout, entrance of the building, programming rooms, and library staff space. Learn more about the Dartmouth North Library Renovations.

CANS Education & Training Course Highlight – New CCDC 2 Online Training

This winter, CCDC will be publishing the new version of the CCDC 2 ‘Stipulated Price Contract’ and the brand-new Master Specification for Division 01 ‘General Requirements’ and CCDC 31 ‘Service Contract Between Owner and Consultant’ documents. Online training is being offered to explain the key changes to CCDC 2 and to introduce the new Division 01 document.

CANS 2020 Municipal Election Portal

In this Municipal Election, the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) will play an active role, ensuring that the issues important to our members and the industry are top of mind for all candidates. CANS has gathered some tools for you to access during the 2020 Municipal Election through our election portal.

CANS Upcoming Education & Training Courses

CANS 2020-2021 Education & Training season is open for registration. Check out a select preview of upcoming courses along with details on how to register! Note: all of these courses are instructor-led live webinars.

Statistics: Value of Building Permits Increased Nearly 2% in August

The trend in Nova Scotia building permit values largely reflects the trends in the Halifax market. The value of Halifax building permits decreased 20.3 percent in August 2020, reflecting a 12.4 percent decrease in residential permit values and a 46.1 percent decrease in non-residential permit values.

CANS Education & Training – Register for Upcoming Courses

Check out our upcoming courses, all of which are instructor-led live webinars.

Statistics: NS Population Increases 1% Over Same Time Last Year

“According to the statistics, national population growth was up 1.10 percent to 38,005,238 as of July 1, 2020. Nova Scotia’s population has been growing rapidly since 2015, rising by 36,561 since July 1 of that year.”

Apply to be a 2021 CANS Advantage Partner – Deadline Friday, Oct. 9

CANS is accepting applications from new companies who wish to participate in the CANS Advantage Program, leveraging the buying power of the Association by offering exclusive and unique offers to CANS member companies and their employees.

Announcing CANS 2020-2021 Board of Directors

The Construction Association of Nova Scotia is pleased to introduce our 2020-2021 Board of Directors.