Join CANS Team! Now Hiring: Project Information Specialist

Working on the Project Information team, the position is a point of contact in responding to project and general information inquiries and providing support in the provision of project information services.

Remembering Glenn Carvery, 1968-2023

It is with great sadness and respect that we share the passing of Glenn Carvery, founder of Carvery’s Construction Limited on October 14, 2023.

Release // Province announces actions to accelerate skilled trades growth in Nova Scotia

The government will accelerate growth in the skilled trades and modernize the entire apprenticeship and trades qualification system to meet the needs of a growing province.

HRM Quality Management Plan for Cold Weather delayed to October 31

Previously set to begin on October 15, cold weather requirements for concrete are now in place for work after October 31.

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.