Nova Scotia

lighting incentives

Canadian Property Management

Nova Scotia to dim focus on lighting incentives

With the largest share of relatively inexpensive lighting upgrades completed, finding additional energy savings gets more complicated and costly. However, significant paybacks are projected from the increase in upfront program costs.
construction union certification

Canadian Facility Management & Design

NS rules out automatic unionization on weekends

A new regulation under the provincial Trade Union Act responds to an unique aspect of the construction sector's dealings with the Nova Scotia Labour Board.
rent supplements

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Quebec, Nova Scotia add more rent supplements

Quebec promises to catch up on the delivery of previously announced affordable housing units, while Nova Scotia invests in major repairs in existing social housing buildings.
Zatzman Sportsplex

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Renewed sports complex opens in Dartmouth, N.S.

The Zatzman Sportsplex has reopened following a $28 million renovation and expansion designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects and Abbott Brown Architects.
labour force

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New CBTU program aims to increase women apprentices

Canada’s Building Trades Unions have announced the launch of provincial Offices to Advance Women Apprentices in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Province House

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Nova Scotia Province House marks bicentennial

The sandstone Palladian-Georgian structure is Canada's oldest legislative building, originally housing Nova Scotia's colonial government prior to Confederation.
performing arts

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada invests $4.5 mil in Link Performing Arts Society

The government of Canada is investing $4.5 million in a project by the Link Performing Arts Society, granted through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund.
Nova Scotia Digby

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New community and cultural centre set for Digby

The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia are providing $5.5 million towards building a new community and cultural centre in the municipality of Digby.
Yarmouth International Ferry Terminal

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada invests in Yarmouth ferry terminal upgrades

The Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia are each investing up to $3 million in the phase one redevelopment of the Yarmouth International Ferry Terminal.
Chapel Point Battery

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Chapel Point Battery Command Post to be restored

The Government of Canada is providing $390,000 towards the restoration of the Command Post of the historic Chapel Point Battery.
labour force

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Injuries to young workers declining in Nova Scotia

As more young people enter the workforce, workers and employers in Nova Scotia are being encouraged to make workplace safety a priority.
creative hub Place des Arts du Grand Sudbury

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Cape Breton creative hub receives $5-mil federal investment

The federal government is investing $5 million to help create the Cape Breton Centre for Arts, Culture and Innovation, a new creative hub located in Sydney, N.S.
smart buildings

Canadian Property Management

Alberta hits the trifecta for GHG emissions

Differing populations, economic drivers and sources of electricity generation are easily discernible in the provincial/territorial breakdown of GHG emissions statistics.
Occupational Health and Safety Act

REMI Network

Nova Scotia changes Occupational Health and Safety Act

The Nova Scotia government is making changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act that will help keep employees safe at work.
Oland Centre, St. Francis Xavier University

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Nova Scotia invests in university sporting venue

Nova Scotia is investing in the Special Olympics Canada 2018 Summer Games by contributing $1 million in a venue at St. Francis Xavier University.
accessibility legislation

Canadian Property Management

NS accessibility legislation gets more scrutiny

The proposed legislation sets out a guiding framework for how accessibility standards will be developed, applied and enforced, but critics decry its lack of specifics.
2016 This Place Matters

REMI Network

National Trust names winners of 2016 This Place Matters

Kentville, Nova Scotia and St. Catharines, Ontario have won the National Heritage Trust of Canada’s 2016 This Place Matters Competition.