News // Halifax one of Canada’s fastest growing municipalities

According to data released by Statistics Canada on Wednesday [May 22], Halifax added just under 20,000 souls over the year preceding July 1, 2023.

Statistics // Building construction, March 2024

Investment in Nova Scotia building construction increased 10.5% in March 2024 to $574.9 million.

Thank You for Attending CANS 2024 Arrow Construction Products Spring Fling

Thank you to each of our sponsors, attendees and guests who joined us in celebrating construction in Cape Breton on May 16.

CANS 2024 Win Your Membership Contest

Ready to renew your CANS Membership? Pay your invoice by June 14 to be automatically entered into a draw to win your membership!

Office Closure: Monday, May 20, 2024

Please be advised that CANS office will be closed on Monday, May 20.

Statistics // Building construction price index, Q1 2024

Halifax’s residential building construction prices increased by 8.1% from Q1 2023 to Q1 2024 – this was the fastest growth in residential construction costs among major cities.

Statistics // Building construction, February 2024

Investment in Nova Scotia building construction increased 2.6% in February 2024 to $515.5 million.

News // ‘Our biggest challenge is labour’: Reaction to Ottawa’s ambitious plan to build millions of homes

“Our biggest challenge is labour, of course, and having the people to build all the housing. It could be single family, it could be multi-residential. It’s just a people game right now,” said [CANS President & CEO] Duncan Williams.

Thanks to all who attended CANS 2024 Home Depot Pro De-Icer

On Friday, April 19, CANS 2024 Home Depot Pro De-Icer marked industry’s kick-off to a busy construction season, with over 1,800 attendees registered for this sold out event!

Highlights from Federal Budget 2024-2025

On Tuesday, April 16, the federal government released its 2024-2025 budget with a plan to build a stronger, more sustainable, and more secure Canadian economy.