Resource // CCDC Document Webinars Reviews CCDC 29 on May 12

CCDC Document Webinars continue on May 12, with CCDC 29 – 2016 Guide to Pre-Qualifications. A successful project begins with choosing appropriately qualified providers – join CCDC Document Webinars as they demystify the Pre-Qualification process and help you gain confidence in meeting schedule, cost, and quality expectations on your next project!

Statistics // Highlights from “Building Permits, March 2022,” Released May 9

Nova Scotia’s Finance and Treasury Board released statistics looking at building permits issued in March 2022.

Statistics // Highlights from ‘Provincial GDP by Industry’ for 2021, Released May 2

Statistics Canada released preliminary estimates of real GDP by industry for the provinces and territories in 2021.

CANSnet Preview // NS22-0654 – RFC – Springhill Elementary School PP to 6 Phase 2: Building and Site Completion

Visit CANSnet and search our Project Number NS22-0654 for more information about the offer to perform Phase 2 of construction on the Springhill Elementary School, located at 50 Princess Street in Springhill, Nova Scotia.

Notice // CANS Emerging Leaders Speaker Series Postponed

Timing is everything in construction. We heard your feedback and understand you’re inundated with the busy season ahead. With this in mind, we have made the decision to postpone the 12th Installment of CANS Emerging Leaders Speaker Series, originally set for Thursday, May 5, 2022.

News // “6 Strategies to Upskill Your Workforce”

The World Economic Forum estimates that more than half of all employees around the world need to upskill or reskill by 2025 to embrace the changing nature of jobs. So many organizations in these situations are turning towards reskilling to build the talent they cannot acquire or productively deploy. As companies reimagine how they bring learning to a scale of thousands of people and at speed, the authors share six practical insights based on BCG’s extensive experience supporting more than 100 global clients.

Plus, learn more about developing your team through CANS Education!

News // “It’s Tiny but Groundbreaking: Canada’s First-Ever 3D Printed Residential Project”

Habitat for Humanity Windsor-Essex (HHWE) is preparing to build Canada’s first-ever 3D printed residential project which will have four self-contained tiny homes each measuring 500 square feet in one structure.

CANS Education // NEW COURSE ALERT! “Blueprint & Plans Reading” Starts May 26

Blueprint and plans reading will enable you to read and interpret construction and environment plans and blueprints. This hands-on course interactive course is intended for anyone at an introductory or intermediate level for reading construction drawings.

CANS Board of Directors – Call for Nominations

The Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) is governed by a voluntary industry-based Board of Directors. On an annual basis, we renew the membership on the Board.

Statistics // Housing Starts in Nova Scotia for March 2022

On April 19, the Finance and Treasury Board released key statistics on housing construction starts for March 2022. Find month over month and year to date comparisons for provincial and national housing start rates.