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Archived News & Press Releases

2024

May 27, 2024 – Duncan Williams on labour market impact on housing starts (media mention – News 95.7 – The Todd Veinotte Show)

May 23, 2024 – Halifax one of Canada’s fastest growing municipalities (media mention – SaltWire)

May 2, 2024 – Duncan Williams on labour market impact on housing starts (media mention – News 95.7 – The Todd Veinotte Show

April 30, 2024 – Nova Scotia sees busiest 1st quarter on record for housing starts (media mention – CBC News)

April 17, 2024 – ‘Our biggest challenge is labour’: Reaction to Ottawa’s ambitious plan to build millions of homes (media mention – CTV News Atlantic)

April 9, 2024 – Duncan Williams on labour market (media mention – News 95.7, The Todd Veinotte Show)

April 7, 2024 – ‘We do need more people’: N.S. Construction Association CEO on recent federal construction announcements (media mention – CTV News Atlantic)

April 3, 2024 – Pressure builds to get more housing in Nova Scotia faster (media mention – CBC News)

March 27, 2024 – Duncan Williams on labour shortages (media mention – News 95.7, The Todd Veinotte Show)

March 26, 2024 – Duncan Williams on labour shortages (media mention – All Nova Scotia)

January 8, 2024 – Duncan Williams on building codes (media mention – All Nova Scotia)

2023

December 27, 2023 – New Halifax organization to help pave the way to net-zero buildings (media mention – Construction Canada)

November 29, 2023 – Nova Scotia’s housing woes a ‘generational challenge’, says construction group head (media mention – Canadian Mortgage Professional)

November 28, 2023 – N.S. housing crunch must be treated as ‘once-in-a-generation challenge,’ says industry leader (media mention – CBC News)

November 28, 2023 – Construction Association of N.S. head says housing shortage is a generational challenge (media mention – CBC News)

November 28, 2023 – N.S. housing crunch must be treated as ‘once-in-a-generation challenge’: industry (media mention – CTV News Atlantic)

October 31, 2023 – Nova Scotia unveils actions to accelerate skilled trades growth (media mention – Electrical Business)

October 25, 2023 – New organization to support net-zero building growth in Nova Scotia (media mention – Net Zero Atlantic)

October 24, 2023 – Duncan Williams on PC Housing Plan (media mention – All Nova Scotia)

October 23, 2023 – Skilled trades investment  (media mention – CBC Nova Scotia, 5:19)

October 23, 2023 – Recruitment and training of skilled tradespeople (media mention – News 95.7, The Todd Veinotte Show)

October 20, 2023 – Duncan Williams on skilled trades investment (media mention – All Nova Scotia)

October 19, 2023 – Nova Scotia to spend $100 million to recruit more skilled tradespeople (media mention – CBC News)

October 19, 2023 – Nova Scotia to to spend $100 million to speed up skilled trades training (media mention – CTV News Atlantic)

October 19, 2023 – Actions to Accelerate Skilled Trades (press release – Nova Scotia Provincial Government)

October 10, 2023 – N.S. homeowners try to repair lingering flood damage, but say process is slow, overwhelming (media mention – CBC News)

September 20, 2023 – Current pace of construction not enough to address demand in Nova Scotia: industry experts (media mention – Canadian Mortgage Professional (CMP))

September 19, 2023 – Raining debris: Province issues compliance orders to Halifax construction site (media mention – Global News)

September 19, 2023 – Episode 304: Atlantic Canada, labour markets and construction (podcast – Daily Commercial News)

September 19, 2023 – Housing developers say they can’t keep up with population growth in N.S. without big changes (media mention – CBC News)

August 31, 2023 – Province Seeks Input on Proposed Accessibility Standard for Buildings, Outdoor Spaces  (press release – Nova Scotia Provincial Government)

July 27, 2023 – Disasters can inform building code updates, construction association says (media mention – CBC News)

July 21, 2023 – Atlantic labour mobility agreement a starting point to removing red tape (media mention – Daily Commercial News)

June 8, 2023 – The challenge of rebuilding homes after wildfires (media mention – CTV News)

June 8, 2023 – NS wildfires, rebuilding homes, labour shortage (media mention – News 95.7, The Todd Veinotte Show)

June 7, 2023 – The Troubling Numbers Behind Nova Scotia’s Housing Shortage (Insights podcast – Huddle)

June 4, 2023 – Rebuilding, repairing houses after wildfires will take time, experts say (media mention – CBC News)

May 18, 2023 – Decade-high construction levels not enough to meet Halifax’s growing rental demand (media mention – Globe and Mail)

April 24, 2023 – Rising construction demands may create further challenges for Nova Scotia’s construction labour force (media mention – Buildforce Canada)

April 17, 2023 – New $47-million interchange to be built on Highway 101 in Cambridge, N.S.  (media mention – SaltWire)

March 21, 2023 – Nova Scotia delegation on refugee recruitment trip to Jordan – follow up (media mention – News 95.7, The Todd Veinotte Show)

March 7, 2023 – Nova Scotia delegation on refugee recruitment trip to Jordan (media mention – News 95.7, The Todd Veinotte Show)

March 3, 2023 – Nova Scotia’s job market is booming, but it’s not all good news (media mention – CBC News)

February 14, 2023 – Summit addresses shortage of workers in the construction industry (media mention – CBC News)

January 26, 2023 – N.S. construction industry to hold summit to prepare for labour shortage (media mention – SaltWire)

January 25, 2023 – CANS hosting Workforce Summit (media mention – CBC News)

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