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.

Opinion: Van Buren – Building a more diverse future for construction industry

“It is fair to say that we’ve all had a bit of a one-track mind lately. COVID-19 has changed our lives. Its impacts are commanding headlines and dominating conversations around (virtual) boardroom and dining room tables, and in legislatures.” Read more from Mary Van Buren, CCA President.

Province Changes Process for Specialized Worker Exemptions

As of Sept. 25, the process for business exceptions for “specialized workers” has changed. When there is urgent and critical work in Nova Scotia that requires specialized skills that are unavailable in Atlantic Canada, the Province will allow workers with those specialized skills to come from outside the region to do the work.

Construction Association of Nova Scotia adds second female chair to Board of Directors in Association history

The Construction Association of Nova Scotia is pleased to announce that Victoria Stanhope, president and CEO of Stanhope Simpson Insurance, has been appointed as 2020-2021 chair of its Board of Directors. Stanhope is only the second female to serve as chair on the Association’s governing body in its 158-year history.

Follow CANS Pipeline: PL19-0494NS – Villa Acadienne

Villa Acadienne is a Home for Special Care, situated along beautiful St. Mary’s Bay in the Acadian municipality of Clare. What began as a 45 resident home in 1975 has expanded to an 86 resident home, including one respite.

CANSnet Project Preview: NS20-1627 – ROMS KAIG Spryfield Ltd

ROMS.KAIG is proposing to develop a new three‐story residential building. This project is in Spryfield, located near the corner of Herring Cove Road and Drysdale Road. Learn more about this Spryfield Development on our website.

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!

Register for CANS 158th Annual General Meeting on October 1

The Construction Association of Nova Scotia’s 158th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place virtually this year! As this new format will require some tweaks, please stay tuned in the coming weeks for more information on scheduling, awards, prize giveaways and more.