STATS — Building Construction (February 2021)

Find the latest information released on Building Construction statistics, including “Investment in Nova Scotia building construction declined 3.9% in February 2021 compared to the previous month.”

NEWS — Highlights from Federal Budget 2021-2022 – Impact on the Construction Industry

On Monday, April 19, 2021, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Chrystia Freeland, tabled the 2021 federal budget – the first in two years.

CANSnet Project Preview: NS21-0608 – QEII New Generation Project (HI ED Administration Offices Relocation)

The redevelopment of the QEII Health Sciences Centre is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to rethink and rebuild the way we deliver health care. It is a massive, multi-year project that’s laying out how we’ll meet the health care needs of Nova Scotians for the next 50 years. It will also allow services to be moved out of the ageing Centennial, Victoria and Dickson buildings on the Victoria General (VG) site of the QEII.

RESOURCE —Toolkit for Air Source Heat Pump Sizing and Selection

Natural Resources Canada has developed a package of materials related to air source heat pump (ASHP) sizing and selection, intended for use by mechanical system designers and renovation contractors. The materials were designed to assist these individuals with sizing and selecting ASHPs for Canadian climates, in both new and existing (retrofit) residential applications.

STATS — Labour Market Trends for March 2021

*Labour force survey results reflect the period from March 14 to 20. Compared to the previous reference week in February 2021, public health measures were less restrictive. Measures eased in Newfoundland and Labrador, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia.

NOTICE — You’re Invited to NSCC’s Virtual Townhall Session

NSCC is inviting key partners to join NSCC President, Don Bureaux and their local NSCC Campus Principal for an update on the College, the impact that you have had through Make Way Campaign in your community and a sneak peek into what’s coming up next!

NOTICE — Partial Lifting of NS Spring Weight Restrictions

Spring Weight Restrictions will be lifted in the Central and Western counties as of 11:59 pm on April 18, 2021.

NOTICE — Get Involved in the Windsor Street Exchange Redevelopment Project

The Windsor Street Exchange redevelopment project involves the redesign of the intersection of Bedford Highway, Windsor Street and Lady Hammond Road.

NEWS — Outdoor Learning Space Being Built, Inspired by Emily Tuck

On April 18 and 19, 2020, we were rocked by the news of a mass shooting in Portapique, a small community in Nova Scotia. As the one-year anniversary of this horrific event approaches, our thoughts remain with all of the families and communities impacted by this senseless tragedy.

MEMO — Halifax Water Regional Development Charges – New Charges Effective May 31, 2021

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has approved Halifax Water’s application (M09494) for the Water & Wastewater Regional Development Charges. Dig into a summary of these charges and find FAQs about their calculation.