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Colleen Fiske-Pinaud
Director, Marketing & Communications
Cell: 902-877-9170

Archived Press Releases


February 11, 2022 – Construction Association of Nova Scotia disappointed with HRM Councillor Kathryn Morse’s comments on construction site encroachment on public spaces


July 26, 2021 – Nova Scotia Prompt Payment Coalition calls on provincial government to commit to final regulatory and adjudication framework by Dec. 30, 2021

June 14, 2021 – Building Futures for Youth program aims to help alleviate the construction labour shortage in Nova Scotia

March 24, 2021 – Construction Association of Nova Scotia wins CCA Partner Association Award of Excellence


October 1, 2020 – Construction Association of Nova Scotia adds second female chair to Board of Directors in Association history

June 15, 2020 – CANS wins 2019 CCA Gold Seal Association Award of Excellence


September 20, 2019 – Centre Plan: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

May 1, 2019 – Prompt Payment legislation coming to Nova Scotia construction industry

January 23, 2019 – Op-Ed in allNovaScotia – Why Nova Scotia Needs Prompt Payment Legislation


September 20, 2018 – The future of the construction industry is here! Join us on Nov. 20 for CANSTech – The Construction Technology & Innovation in Halifax, NS

September 12, 2018 – Newly formed Nova Scotia Prompt Payment Coalition calling on provincial governement to enact prompt payment legislation


November 21, 2017 – Construction Association of Nova Scotia concerned that contractors and buyers of construction are still not compliant with the Builders’ Lien Act

September 26, 2017 – Building Futures for Youth Celebrates 10 Years of Helping Students Explore Careers in the Construction Industry

September 20, 2017 – CANS Concerned about the Federal Government’s Proposed Changes to Canada’s Tax Code

June 27, 2017 – Grade six students learn about opportunities in the construction industry 

April 27, 2017 – CANS pleased with the Province of NS decision to apply all recommended amendments to the Builders’ Lien Act


May 6, 2016 – Increased funding for Building Futures for Youth program will allow more students to explore opportunities in the construction industry


April 7, 2015 – First cohort graduates from Executive Certificate in Construction Leadership program

March 9, 2016 – CANS wins CCA Gold Seal Association Award at Canadian Construction Association Annual Conference

January 14, 2015 – CANSWorks program prepares adult learners to earn high school diploma and work in construction trades industry


November 12th, 2014 – Amendments to Apprenticeship Trade Qualifications Act will encourage more Nova Scotians to pursue apprenticeship says Construction Association of Nova Scotia

Check out the article on CANS in the April 2014 Next Step Nova Scotia issue published by the Chronicle Herald

March 11th, 2014 – CANS wins Partner Association of the Year

February 10th, 2014 – Executive Certificate in Construction Leadership Launch Event


December 6th, 2013- First Contract Arbitration

December 5th, 2013 – Administrative Penalties

October 28th, 2013 – CANS launches new brand identity

March 4, 2013: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medals


Building Futures for Youth Program profile on CTV