Public input wanted on Province’s proposed building code amendments

Nova Scotians are invited to provide written comments on proposed amendments to the Nova Scotia Building Code Regulations. The proposed changes to the regulations were released on August 14. The amendments are needed to adopt the national codes as the new minimum standards for construction in the province. The deadline for public comments is Friday, September 29.

Share your input! Province seeks feedback on proposed accessibility standard for buildings, outdoor spaces

Nova Scotia is developing its first accessibility standard with the goal of addressing barriers to accessibility in buildings and outdoor spaces.

This public review will ensure Nova Scotians have opportunities to share feedback on the proposed standard work. The Accessibility Act requires the involvement of persons with disabilities, the public and private sectors, and other community members in the development of accessibility standards.

CANS office will be closed for Labour Day, September 4

We ask that our members plan accordingly for this temporary break in CANS Services.

CANS staff will return to the office on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, with our regular business hours of 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Special Update: Inclement Weather Forecast – Hurricane Lee

As we approach hurricane season in Nova Scotia, we’re asking all members to prepare and be diligent to meet all safety precautions during an inclement weather event. Please refer to any special weather alerts or statements issued by Environment Canada for more information.

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