Building Futures for Youth (BFY) is back in the virtual classroom and gearing up for another summer connecting youth with careers in construction. In preparation for this summer, we’ve redesigned our website to make it even easier to find information on the program, how to become a host employer, and for students to apply! Check out BFY’s new website at www.buildingfutures.ca.
“In a typical year, seasonal work and an increase in some industries with an outdoor focus drive higher numbers of workplace injuries in the summer months. But Q3 2020 saw a lower than typical injury rate of 1.52, and only 1,280 time-loss claims, compared to the 1,500 claims WCB Nova Scotia would typically see over the same period.” Read more.
Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is asking for additional feedback on the “Part B – Standard Details” section of the updated Halifax Complete Streets Guidelines. Read more.
Nova Scotia is putting an additional $64.2 million into its five-year school capital plan. The updated 2020-2025 plan includes 23 new and ongoing school construction and renovation projects for a total value of $475.5 million. Read more.
With the world turned upside down this past year, these students continued to excel in their studies and achieve their goals, so we couldn’t be more pleased to share these NSCC student award profiles. Meet our 2020 award recipients!
CANS office will remain closed for the day due to inclement weather. While our physical office is closed, our CANS staff are still available to assist our members virtually.
Did you know? In her twenties, Lori backpacked on her own around Europe for 5 months. (Plus, she’s hiked up a volcano in Costa Rica — pretty amazing!)
Did you know? Tanya saw the Jackson 5 perform in Michigan in 1984, and Janet Jackson perform in BC in 2017!
HRM is updating the Halifax Complete Streets Guidelines (commonly called the “Red Book”) and is seeking input from external stakeholders, specifically, designers of municipal infrastructure. For the 2021 update, staff have been asked to incorporate changes for specific topics. These are…