Action Required: Add your voice for ‘A strong foundation for a stronger Canada’

Join CCA in urging the federal government to consult with industry experts to build a strong foundation for a stronger Canada ahead of Hill Day on November 7, 2023.

Call for Partners: Send us your 2024 CANS Advantage Offers

Do you have a product or service perfect for the construction industry or individuals working for CANS Member companies? Make us an offer we can’t refuse! The CANS Advantage Program is accepting new offers for 2024 partners until Friday, October 27 at 4:00 p.m.

Submit your job postings to CANS for upcoming immigration trade missions!

In partnership with the Province of Nova Scotia’s Labour, Skills and Immigration, CANS will be working on behalf of our members to connect potential newcomers to Nova Scotia with opportunities in construction and continue to develop a database of potential newcomers, engaging them to consider a relocation to Nova Scotia.

Construction Stats: Building Permit Values, August 2023

Month-over-month, Nova Scotia’s non-residential building permits increased 20.7% to $76.1 million in August 2023.

Thank You For Attending CANS 161st Annual General Meeting!

CANS 161st Annual General Meeting presented by Aon, held on September 22-24, 2023, at the Rodd Brudenell River Resort on PEI was a great success!

News // Government introduces legislation to build more rental homes

Last week, the Government of Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia announced tax rebates on the construction of rental properties to incentivize the construction of new units.

Urgently needed: People to resolve construction disputes

CanDACC is looking for a diverse group of construction professionals who would like to work part-time as adjudicators. Engineers, project managers, architects, quantity surveyors, lawyers and others who have at least 10 years of construction experience and have an interest in adjudication may apply. 

Building Construction – Highlights for Nova Scotia from July 2023

The following statistics were released by the Province’s The Economics and Statistics Division on September 18, 2023.

Applications for the next cohort of the Atlantic Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) are now open

The Atlantic Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) has opened applications for its next cohort, beginning in January 2024. TAP is an innovative initiative designed to accelerate the strategic development of your business and to better prepare you for expansion into international markets.

Public input wanted on Province’s proposed building code amendments

Nova Scotians are invited to provide written comments on proposed amendments to the Nova Scotia Building Code Regulations. The proposed changes to the regulations were released on August 14. The amendments are needed to adopt the national codes as the new minimum standards for construction in the province. The deadline for public comments is Friday, September 29.