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News and Resources

News stories and links relevant to the residential construction industry (with a focus on Nova Scotia) will appear on this page.

News Stories

Nova Scotia is moving to reduce the number of companies using unqualified workers for jobs requiring skilled tradespersons with legislation introduced on February 28th, 2018.

The CBC News website has a news story about "A Nova Scotia contractor who became the first person jailed in the province for failing to keep workers safe on the job" continuing to violate safety rules.


Home BUILDER Magazine had a conversation with RCSA founder David Dahr and became interested in a paper written by David in collabration with Dalhousie University. You may read their article on the report describing the state of worker safety practices in the Nova Scotian construction industry on their website.

RSCA operates from and serves Nova Scotia.