CANS Emerging Leaders Committee – Call for Applications

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Construction Pulse – Issue 5, Spring/Summer 2023 is NOW ONLINE!

The fifth issue of Construction Pulse, the Construction Association of Nova Scotia’s industry magazine, is now live!

Nova Scotia’s Capital Plan 2023-24 supports plan to build for healthcare faster

The government’s capital spending program for the coming year will advance healthcare projects more quickly and also provide Nova Scotians modern schools, safer highways, renewed provincial parks and improved local roads and other infrastructure. Capital Plan 2023-24 will invest more than $1.6 billion to start new projects and continue work on previously announced projects.

Media Release // Encroachment on Public Spaces in HRM

The Construction Association of Nova Scotia is disappointed with HRM Councillor Kathryn Morse’s comments on construction site encroachment on public spaces.

Resource // Masking Guidance from Construction Safety Nova Scotia

Construction Safety Nova Scotia shares what you need to know about the Omicron variant and new recommendations to double mask.

News // 2022 World Cup Stadium Built Out of Shipping Containers

Nearly 1,000 shipping containers make up Qatar’s modular arena. The goal will be to dismantle and reassemble the Stadium 974 in a new location or repurpose it as several smaller venues after the international soccer tournament.

Release // Canadian Construction Association (CCA) Announces the Line-up for its 2022 Annual Conference

The conference program, including activities and networking events, is now listed on CCA’s website and will be updated frequently with new information on speakers and locations.

News // Government Introduces Legislation to Create Jobs and COVID-19 Support

On November 24, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, introduced Bill C-2 in Parliament to implement the recently announced measures created to promote jobs and growth.

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.

NEWS — Construction companies build new departments to better work with Indigenous communities

A growing number of construction companies across Canada are putting time and money into starting their own Indigenous relations departments to help improve how they work with Indigenous communities and possibly address a coming labour shortage.