Release: Province attracts internationally trained healthcare and construction professionals

The Province is attracting newcomers in sectors with the most need, including healthcare and the skilled trades, and investing to help them settle and stay.

News: Spring weight restrictions go into effect March 4

Spring weight restrictions will be implemented in counties throughout the Province. Some roads, including 100-series highways, are exempt from the restrictions.

News: Provincial Government launches two new initiatives to support skilled trades professionals in Nova Scotia

The Province of Nova Scotia is making it easier for people to become certified in the skilled trades sector with two new initiatives as part of the plan to grow Nova Scotia’s skilled trades workforce.

News: Nova Scotia launches new grants for tool and technology support for apprentices

The Province of Nova Scotia has recently announced that they will provide a one-time grant of up to $1,000 to purchase new tools, equipment and clothing required, as well as a technology support grant that will offer up to $900 for a computer and accessories to apprentices enrolled in training.

Office Closure: Monday, February 19, 2024

Please be advised that CANS office will be closed on Monday, February 19, in observance of Nova Scotia Heritage Day.

Statistics: Building Permits, December & Annual 2023

Nova Scotia’s non-residential building permits increased 64.1% in 2023.

CANS Emerging Leaders Committee – Call for Applications

We’re looking for committee members for CANS Emerging Leaders group! Are you interested in getting involved? Learn more and apply today

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.