Registration for CANS 2020 Gallagher Golf Tournament closes this Friday, August 21!

Registration for CANS 2020 Gallagher Golf Tournament closes this Friday, August 21. Don’t miss your chance to join CANS Events as we get back into the swing of things on September 2.

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil to Step Down After 17 Years in Politics

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil announced Thursday he will step down. McNeil was first elected in 2003 as MLA for Annapolis and has been premier since 2013.

Canadian Construction Association Board of Directors – Applications Open in October

Canadian Construction Association (CCA)’s call for applications to the 2021/2022 Board of Directors, committees and councils will open in October 2020. Are you interested in strengthening the construction industry, building your network of peers from across Canada, enhancing your leadership skills, and working collaboratively to shape the direction of the CCA? Learn more about volunteer opportunities that may interest you here.

Find Your Pathway to Gold Seal Certification through CANS

Have you been thinking about attaining your Gold Seal Certification? Find out exactly where you are on the Gold Seal path! Contact Chantal Arsenault to schedule an online assessment. (Or, find out what you need to challenge the Gold Seal exam!)

Learn more about Gold Seal Certification!

Join the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) for a free informational webinar. Live, interactive webinars are scheduled once a month — next one is on Thursday, August 19, at 1:00 p.m. ADT. You can also watch a pre-recorded session, anytime (click here to access these webinars on-demand).

CANS 2020 Gallagher Golf Tournament – Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

On September 2, CANS Events is getting back into the swing of things with CANS 2020 Gallagher Golf Tournament. Join the fun, greet our golfers and host a hole as a golf hole sponsor or have your brand travel the course along with our 304 golfers as a golf cart sponsor! There will be some tweaks to this year’s Golf Tournament, but CANS is thankful for the adjustments to provincial guidelines that allow us to execute this annual event with a shotgun start.

Secure your Sponsorship now!

There are ONLY 4 HOLE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES LEFT! Don’t miss your chance to secure a sponsorship.

Please contact Natalie Bobbitt at or 902-210-1720 to discuss available options. Find out more about golf sponsorship opportunities here. The Golfsponsorship deadline is August 12, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.

Registration is open! 

Register now as an individual or put together a team of four. Don’t miss this chance – registration is 70% sold! (Closes Friday, August 21) 

For registration and event inquiries, please contact Michelle Peters at or 902-818-6530. We can’t wait to see you on the golf courses!

CANS Visitors Required to Wear Masks

In keeping with the NS government’s health directive of wearing a non-medical mask in indoor public places, visitors to CANS Dartmouth office will be required to wear a mask effective July 31. This applies to those entering the vestibule area for pick-ups or accessing our Commissioner of Oaths service. We appreciate your compliance to ensure the safety of CANS staff, our members and all visitors coming into our office.

Upgrades at Nova Scotia Community College Campuses

Government is investing $19.4 million in infrastructure upgrades at nine campuses across Nova Scotia. The investment is part of the province’s recently announced $230 million in infrastructure stimulus spending – part of its response to address the economic impacts of COVID-19. Click here for more information on this infrastructure spending.

Follow CANS Pipeline: Quest Small Options Home

JHAL Ltd is undertaking to build a new home that will be a fully accessible and sprinklered 4-bedroom adult special needs home. After a lot of work, JHAL Ltd is pleased to have the project posted for tender.  Construction is expected to begin in August with completion in 2020.

CANS 2020 Softball Tournament – Cancelled

As COVID-19 has evolved over the last few months, we have seen many guidelines and restrictions placed on public activities. To this end, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our 2020 CANS Softball Tournament, which had been planned for August 2020.

Follow CANS Pipeline – Nova Scotia Community College Campus Relocation Project

NSCC is relocating its Marconi campus in order to create a dynamic learning environment that will attract students from across the province. The new campus, to be built on the Sydney waterfront, is expected to open in September 2024. Follow CANS Pipeline!