REMINDER: You’re Invited to CANS Dartmouth Strategic Planning Session, Jan. 30, 2020!

Help us Plot the Course of Our Organization for the Next Three Years! Join us to provide your input on topics important to your organization and the construction industry. Refreshments will be provided.  Event Details: Location: CANS Office – 134 Eileen...

CANSTECH Exhibitor Spotlight: Servant Dunbrack McKenzie & MacDonald (SDMM) Limited

Get to know the future of construction, today! CANSTech is Nova Scotia’s construction innovation and technology tradeshow, held February 27, 2020 at the Cunard Centre in Halifax. This isn’t your average trade show, CANSTech brings cutting-edge innovations to life, through...

WEATHER // CANS Office to open at 10:30 a.m. on January 8, 2020

Please be advised that due to snow and stormy weather conditions, CANS office will delay opening until 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Keep an eye on this space for further updates! View original article here Source

STATS // Nova Scotia Interprovincial Trade (2018)

The trade data in the economic accounts represent provincial total and net expenditures in interprovincial (intP) and international (intN) markets. There are important differences in the characteristics of international and interprovincial trade. In this note, the focus is on interprovincial...

CCA displeased by Supreme Court of Canada decision to dismiss appeal on use of reprisal clauses in British Columbia

Our colleagues at the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) have issued the following press release to voice their displeasure with the recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada to reject the appeal brought forward by J. Cote & Son Excavating....

Workforce Development: CANS gives keynote address at career expo

On Friday, November 29, 2019, the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) attended the West Hants Middle School Career Expo. The event brought together more than 500 middle-school-aged (grades 6-8) students to explore future career paths. CANS Construction Connection (CCC)...

NEWS / Statistics – GDP by Census Metropolitan Area (2016)

GDP BY CENSUS METROPOLITAN AREA, 2016 Today, Statistics Canada released Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data for Canada’s Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs) and the areas outside of CMAs for 2016 and revised previous estimates for 2009-2015. All data are benchmarked to provincial nominal...

CCDC 11 – updated document coming December 6, 2019

This 2019 edition has been streamlined for a better user experience and includes the following changes from the previous version: The TRIF question has been removed from the table for worker’s compensation information. Editorial changes in Appendix C. Additional copies...

National Codes Overhaul: participate in the review process

A public review is underway throughout fall 2019. This review focuses on changes proposed to the 2015 editions of the aforementioned national codes. A final public review will also be taking place in January 2020, which will also include changes...

First of TWO reviews of National Model Codes underway until December 23, 2019

The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) invites your organization and its members to take part in the fall 2019 public review from October 22 to December 23, 2019. The purpose of the public review is to provide...
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