10 Years of Industry Support: 2021-22 NSCC Foundation Endowment Impact Report

Despite significant market volatility as a result of high inflation and rising interest rates, the endowment fund performed well with a positive return of 7.1% for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022. The investment income from the endowment fund continues to provide much needed financial support for NSCC students.”

GSC Project – Interview with Thiago Chiarelli

Thiago Chiarelli is a Gold Seal Certified Project Manager with Marco Group Limited We recently interviewed Thiago to learn more about his motivation to become Gold Seal Certified, how it’s impacted his career, and the importance of education for construction management professionals.

Notice // CANS Office Closed Monday, September 5 for Labour Day

CANS office will reopen on Tuesday, September 6 with regular business hours, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Now Hiring! Join CANS Team as our Membership Lead

The Membership Lead is responsible for the recruitment of new members and the retention of existing members. This position will be responsible for identifying specific opportunities to both maintain and increase membership. Relationship-building, networking, and outreach with potential and existing members to meet departmental goals will be a large part of this position.

Thanks To All Attendees of the 2022 CANS Sunbelt Softball Tournament!

While rain was in the forecast, sun shone throughout the 2022 CANS Sunbelt Softball Tournament on August 13, 2022! Thank you to all the teams and spectators who joined us on Saturday for the 2022 Sunbelt Softball Tournament.

Statistics // Highlights from “Building Construction Price Index, Q1 2022”

The following statistics were released via Nova Scotia Department of Economics and Statistics on Monday, July 11, 2022.

Now Hiring! Join CANS Team as a Member Services Specialist

CANS is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Member Services Specialist. The Member Services Specialist is a high-energy individual who can work in a fast‐paced, respectful and inclusive environment, has a very strong attention to detail and interpersonal communication skills.

Statistics // Highlights from “Labour Productivity and Hours Worked, 2021”

Statistics Canada has released preliminary labour productivity accounts for 2021. Labour productivity represents the amount of real value added generated per hour worked. 

Notice // Call for Innovations in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction in Concrete Construction

The Province of Nova Scotia, in cooperation with the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (including Atlantic Concrete, the Nova Scotia Road Builders Association, Ocean Contractors, Dexel Developments, Lindsay Construction, and the Cement Association of Canada), has engaged the Dalhousie University Faculty of Engineering to do an independent third-party study of technologies to reduce the Greenhouse Gas emissions related to concrete construction.

Release // “CANS response in regards to the sequestration of pyritic slate”

The Construction Association of Nova Scotia is pleased with the Port of Halifax’s notice of development for a new infill site at the south terminal. Captain Allan Gray, president and CEO of the Port of Halifax, said the new site will begin to accept pyritic slate from construction projects in downtown Halifax as early as June 2022.