Thiel Group sues over Nova Centre planning exemption

The development of the $500-million Nova Centre complex under construction in downtown Halifax has taken a new litigious twist. The Thiel Family Group of Companies, owners of the Bank of Montreal Building, the TD Centre and the downtown block of buildings proposed to be redeveloped as 22nd Commerce Square, has launched a Nova Scotia Supreme Court action, alleging […]

Electrical Contractors and the PCB Regulations

Environment Canada has released an information document regarding PCB regulations. This document outlines the following: What are polychlorinated biphenyls? Why are PCBs harmful? Do the PCB Regulations affect me? Identification of equipment containing PCBs Building renovations, relamping, equipment servicing/removal Download the PCB_Electrical Sector Info Sheet

Fall Protection Safety Bulletin

Are you in compliance? The new Workplace Health and Safety Regulations (WHSR)  have come into effect. These regulations replaced the current Fall Protection and Scaffolding Regulations; Temporary Workplace Traffic Control Regulations, and Occupational Health Regulations. In addition, the Occupational Safety General Regulations have been amended to make them consistent with the WHS. Learn more about […]

Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency Board

Get involved with the new Industry-led, Industry-driven Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency. The Minister will appoint a small, inaugural Apprenticeship Board to advise the new Agency in its early days. This Board will then serve as a recruitment committee to fill the remaining seats on the Board. A complete listing of the Agencies, Boards, and Commissions […]

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