CANS’ Online Bidding System for Trade Contractors Officially Launches

CANS’ Online Bidding System for Trade Contractors has officially launched and we are excited to report our first project has gone live. PROJECT DETAILS Project Number: NS14-2348 Project Title: TIR – Northumberland Building Renovations, Perennia Park, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia Closing Date for General Contractors: February 19 at 2:00pm AST Closing Date for Trade/Sub Contractors: […]

New OH&S Regulations Public Consultation Sessions

NS Depart. of Labour and Advanced Education (LAE) is in the process of changing 13 of the OH&S regulations and these changes establish Workplace Health and Safety Regulations. Join OEA and the employer community as they review the draft changes, new items and discuss the impact to employers and Nova Scotia businesses. Want to Register? […]

Administrative Penalties Changes in Effect as of October 1st, 2014

On December 4, 2013 the Minister introduced changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act as a first step to implementing a new administrative penalties system. These particular changes (Bill no 12) will focus on a simplified single appeal process for Compliance Orders and administrative penalties and provide legislative authority to direct funds collected through […]

Helping Apprentices Complete Training Sooner, Easier

October 24, 2014 9:30 AM Proposed amendments to the Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act introduced today, Oct. 24, will help more apprentices complete their training sooner and easier. Nova Scotia apprentices who pursue on-the-job-training in another province will no longer have to register in that province. Instead, they can remain registered in Nova Scotia. This […]



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