Cancellation Notice: CANS 2021 Softball Tournament

Out of an abundance of caution, we have made the difficult decision to cancel CANS 2021 MacFarlands Industrial Softball Tournament planned for August 14, 2021.

Statistics — Construction Activity Increased 2.4% in April with Increases Across All Subsectors

Highlights from statistics released for Canada’s GDP by Industry (April 2021). Construction activity increased 2.4% in April with increases in all subsectors. Residential building construction rose 4.1% with continued growth driven by single-family home and multi-unit dwelling construction compensating for lower activity in home improvement and renovations.

Statistics: Active Businesses in Nova Scotia Increased 0.2% from February to March 2021

Statistics Canada released updated data on monthly business openings and closures for March 2021.

Statistics — NS Construction Industry had 5.9% Job Vacancy Rate (April 2021)

Nova Scotia had 13,565 job vacancies in April 2021 with a vacancy rate of 3.4%. Canadian employers were actively recruiting for 682,835 positions (not seasonally adjusted) in April with a vacancy rate of 4.3%. The highest vacancy rates were reported in Quebec (5.4%) and Prince Edward Island (4.7%). Newfoundland and Labrador recorded the lowest vacancy rate at 3.0%.

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