2022 CANS 160th Annual General Meeting
Presented by Aon

September 23-25, 2022

Rodd Brudenell River Resort in Prince Edward Island

You’re Invited to CANS AGM!

Held every autumn in a different location throughout the Maritimes, the CANS Annual General Meeting is a weekend-long event that hosts up to 200 key industry professionals, including owners, managers, employees and clients. The weekend includes a golf tournament, an activity highlighting the local community, nightly entertainment, keynote speakers, awards presentations, and the AGM business meeting.

Ticket Pricing

Early Bird Tickets (Ends Friday, August 5, 2022)

  • Full Program with Activity (either Local Program or Golf) $500
  • Full Program without Activity $400
  • Friday-only $300
  • Saturday-only with Activity $400
  • Children’s Programs $200

Regular Tickets (after August 5, 2022)

  • Full Program with Activity (either Local Program or Golf) $575
  • Full Program without Activity $475
  • Friday-only $375
  • Saturday-only with Activity $475
  • Children’s Programs $275
Cancellation Policy

AGM registration cancellations must be made before Friday, August 26 to be eligible for a 75% refund, and before Friday, September 9 to be eligible for a 50% refund. No refunds will be given after Friday, September 9, 2022.

Please note that we are proactively planning for all of CANS 2022 events to ensure that we do our part to limit the spread of COVID-19. We are continually monitoring the pandemic and carefully following Public Health’s guidelines and directives.

Event Details

Tentative Agenda
  • Friday, September 23, 2022
    • Delegate Early Check-In
    • Children’s Program
    • Keynote Luncheon
    • Networking Break
    • AGM and Business Session
    • Free Afternoon
    • Delegate Late Check-In
    • Children’s Program
    • Reception
    • Awards Dinner & Entertainment
  • Saturday, September 24, 2022
    • Buffet Breakfast
    • Delegate Early Check-In
    • Children’s Program
    • Golf Tournament
    • Local Activity Program
    • Delegate Late Check-In
    • Coffee Session
    • VIP Reception
    • Children’s Program
    • Pre-Dinner Reception
    • Dinner & Dance
  • Sunday, September 25, 2022
    • Buffet Breakfast
Accommodations / Room Block Details

CANS 160th AGM is taking place at the Rodd Brudenell River Resort in PEI.  Book your room now by calling 1-800-565-RODD (7633) and indicate that you are attending the CANS AGM at the Rodd Brudenell Resort on September 23-25.

Please note: the room block booking window ends on August 22, 2022.

Amenities & Hotel Info:
  • Hotel check-in time is 3:00 pm and hotel checkout time is 11:00 am.
  • Pet-friendly (Pets stay free!)
  • Complimentary parking
  • Indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna


For Event Info, Contact:
Britney MacNeil
Events Lead
Tel: 902.468.2267 ext. 704
Cell: 902.499.2939

For Sponsorship Info, Contact:
Michelle Peters
Sponsorship Lead
Tel: 902.468.2267 ext. 718
Cell: 902-818-6530

Looking to Revisit CANS 159th AGM?

Agenda —

11:30 am – 12:30 pm  | On-site delegate check-in

12:30 – 2:30 pm | Luncheon and Speaker, Ballroom 1

    • CANS welcome
    • Luncheon Speaker: Denika Coakley, DC Woodworks

2:30 – 3:00 pm | Coffee & Networking Break

3:00 – 5:00 pm | AGM / Business Session, Ballroom 2 & 3

    • Canadian Construction Association presentation
    • CANS 159th Annual General Meeting

5:00 – 6:00 pm | Pre-Dinner Reception  (to be confirmed)

6:00 – 8:30 pm | Keynote Dinner and Awards, Ballroom 1

    • Keynote Speaker: Tareq Hadhad, Peace By Chocolate
    • Honourary Life Member Award
    • Long Term Member Awards
    • Bowman Awards
    • Guided chocolate tasting with Peace by Chocolate
    • CANS thank you & event close
Speakers —

LUNCHEON SPEAKER: Denika Coakley, DC Woodworks
(Find Denika on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook

“Denika Coakley has been an artist her entire life. She is a professional carpenter, self taught YouTuber, DIY expert, and isn’t afraid to not fit ‘inside the box’. Denika’s favourite medium is painting but she’s got a handle on every tool in the box and her skills and creativity shine.” Read Denika’s full bio here.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Tareq Hadhad, Peace By Chocolate
(Visit Peace By Chocolate online, or find Tareq on Twitter, LinkedIn

“He was a Syrian refugee and now living his new life with his entrepreneurial family in Canada’s east coast. He is the founder and CEO of Peace by Chocolate, the recipient of Start Up Canada’s National Newcomer Entrepreneur Award, named one of the Top 25 Immigrants in The Maritimes and selected by Google as the National Hero Case for 2018, and was awarded RBC’s top Immigrant Award and Entrepreneur of the Year in 2020.” Read Tareq’s full bio here.