COVID Update for CANS Members — January 7, 2022

Effective Monday, January 10, 2022, CANS office will resume offering the following in-person services: print orders, the sale of CCDC & CCA Standard Documents, and the signing of Statutory Declarations.

CANS Business Centre and board rooms remain closed to staff, members and visitors. 

Update on CANS Projects & Documents Services

Printing, CCDC & CCA Documents, Statutory Declarations

Upon arrival at CANS and entering the main entrance vestibule, please ring the bell for service. A CANS staff member will greet you at the door.

To ensure the safety of CANS staff, our members and visitors coming into our office, only one person will be permitted entry into the vestibule.

Please remember to practise social distancing – if one person is already in the vestibule, wait for them to exit before you enter the building.

Masks are required and you must sanitize your hands upon entry.

We are still encouraging the use of our virtual Commissioner of Oaths services for signing Statutory Declarations. For more information or to book your appointment, contact Lesley Whynot at

NOTE: Payment for services can be made in advance over the phone using a credit card, cheque or EMT payment. We will not be accepting cash or debit at our office during this time.

We look forward to seeing you in person for your projects and documents needs! You will have minimal physical contact with CANS staff – please be assured that the health and safety of CANS staff, members and visitors is our priority.

If you have any questions about how to access CANS Projects & Documents services, please contact Lesley Whynot at 902-880-6046 or email


Current Provincial COVID Restrictions

Updates to Restrictions and Isolation Requirements 

Nova Scotia has extended current COVID-19 restrictions until January 31 and made changes to self-isolation requirements. No new restrictions have been added. Click here to read the full news release.


Vaccine & Testing Information

Vaccination & Booster Information —

To protect yourself, your family and your colleagues from COVID-19, it is important to get vaccinated. You can book an appointment for yourself or someone else (like a parent, grandparent or child). You can also book an appointment if you’re eligible for an additional dose or booster dose. Most appointments need to be booked in advance. You may also be able to go to a drop-in clinic without an appointment.

Testing Information —

Public Health has changed their testing program to make sure people get the kind of test that they need. Visit Nova Scotia Health Authority for testing requirements, when you need to self-isolate, and what you need to do if you’re a close contact or have tested positive for COVID-19.


Funding Support for Businesses 

Provincial Support —

The Sector Impact Support Program provides a one-time grant of up to $7,500 to help small business owners that have been impacted by the new province-wide public health restrictions. Applications open on Monday, January 10, 2022.

Nova Scotians who need to take time off work because of COVID-19 may qualify for up to four paid sick days through the COVID-19 Sick Leave Program. Applications open on Monday, January 10, 2022.

Federal Support —

Learn more about federal funding support available to your business, including information on the Local Lockdown Program and the Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit.


CANS COVID-19 Information

Click HERE to visit CANS COVID-19 Information Centre.