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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

Legislation Regarding Tradespersons Qualifications

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.

Serious Penalty for Safety Violator

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.


The RCSA Introduces Itself to NS Municipalities

The RCSA would like to give thanks to the The Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities for giving us the opportunity to introduce ourselves to their stakeholders. They accepted our submission of an article entitled "Workplace Safety Evolving into the 21st Century" for their prominent Municipal Voice Magazine -Spring 2018 edition, published on behalf of Nova Scotian communities and their Municipalities.

Home BUILDER Magazine Publishes Article About Work Safety Practices Report

Home BUILDER Magazine had a conversation with RCSA founder David Dahr and became interested in a paper written by David in collaboration 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.