In this Municipal Election, the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) will play an active role, ensuring that the issues important to our members and the industry are top of mind for all candidates. CANS has gathered some tools for you to access during the 2020 Municipal Election through our election portal.
CANS 2020-2021 Education & Training season is open for registration. Check out a select preview of upcoming courses along with details on how to register! Note: all of these courses are instructor-led live webinars.
The trend in Nova Scotia building permit values largely reflects the trends in the Halifax market. The value of Halifax building permits decreased 20.3 percent in August 2020, reflecting a 12.4 percent decrease in residential permit values and a 46.1 percent decrease in non-residential permit values.
Check out our upcoming courses, all of which are instructor-led live webinars.
“According to the statistics, national population growth was up 1.10 percent to 38,005,238 as of July 1, 2020. Nova Scotia’s population has been growing rapidly since 2015, rising by 36,561 since July 1 of that year.”
CANS is accepting applications from new companies who wish to participate in the CANS Advantage Program, leveraging the buying power of the Association by offering exclusive and unique offers to CANS member companies and their employees.
The Construction Association of Nova Scotia is pleased to introduce our 2020-2021 Board of Directors.
“It is fair to say that we’ve all had a bit of a one-track mind lately. COVID-19 has changed our lives. Its impacts are commanding headlines and dominating conversations around (virtual) boardroom and dining room tables, and in legislatures.” Read more from Mary Van Buren, CCA President.
As of Sept. 25, the process for business exceptions for “specialized workers” has changed. When there is urgent and critical work in Nova Scotia that requires specialized skills that are unavailable in Atlantic Canada, the Province will allow workers with those specialized skills to come from outside the region to do the work.
CANS is hiring! We are currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of a newly developed role, our Director of Policy and Workforce Development.