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.

NEWS —Construction growth in Nova Scotia on the rise

Construction and maintenance activity in Nova Scotia is expected to increase between 2021 and 2023, driven by strong and broad-based demand across the province’s residential and non-residential sectors. This is according to the latest labour market forecast data released today by BuildForce Canada.

NEWS — New $4.21 million net-zero administration building in Yarmouth County nearing completion

The Chronicle Herald takes a look at Argyle’s new administrative building, which will be the first net-zero municipal building in Canada when it comes to energy costs.

NEWS — Update on Nova Scotia – almost, but not quite recovered

“Almost but not quite’ is the best way to describe how close the Nova Scotia economy is to a full recovery from the coronavirus health crisis and from the impacts of the COVID-induced recession.

Notice: HRM Seeking Input from Designers of Municipal Infrastructure

HRM is updating the Halifax Complete Streets Guidelines (commonly called the “Red Book”) and is seeking input from external stakeholders, specifically, designers of municipal infrastructure. For the 2021 update, staff have been asked to incorporate changes for specific topics. These are…