The Continuing Care Association of Nova Scotia is a not-for-profit organization made up of more than 50 care providers that service the communities across our province. Together we provide long-term care and support services to the elderly as well as individuals with physical or intellectual disabilities and those with mental health issues.

For more than four decades CCANS has been at the forefront of our provincial care industry pioneering service standards, providing education to frontline staff and working to improve services for the people we serve.


 This year’s conference is in scenic Cape Breton and the beautiful Inverary Inn. Baddeck, NS. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 the working mind for managers - Tuesday, June 4, 2019

This year CCANS is pleased to offer this free, pre-conference event in collaboration with the Health Human Resource Sector Council. This exciting development opportunity is open to all and will focus on The Working Mind for Managers, a mental health and wellness program that is science and evidence-based and designed to address and promote mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness in the workplace .The Working Mind program is centred around the Mental Health Continuum Model, and the overall goals are to reduce stigma and increase resiliency. CLICK HERE for more information and to register!

Conference warm up - Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Sailing on the Schooner Amoeba

Join your colleagues for a sail tour on the  Schooner Amoeba, the original vessel that has been sailing on the Bras d’Or Lakes for 29 years. Captain John Bryson and his crew provide an entertaining and educational narrative while sailing across the lake and taking in the beautiful shoreline and marine wildlife.

Yoga for You 

Sailing not your thing? Enjoy a rejuvenating Yoga Class hosted at the Inverary Inn.

Details at the Registration Desk.

BBQ and Cape Breton Kitchen Party 

Wednesday night we will settle in and see old friends and meet new ones during a BBQ and Traditional Cape Breton Kitchen Party! See you there!

Full Day of Events and Evening Entertainment - Thursday, June 6, 2019

CLICK HERE for the full line up of Conference Speakers and Events!

 Thursday night we kick up our heels and enjoy High Society!  

Bring your dancing shoes!

Conference Wrap Up - Friday, June 7, 2019


Special Thanks to Our Sponsors


Community Services Benefits Trust

Belmont Health & Wealth 


ComVida Corporation

Surge Learning 


A.P. Reid Commercial Insurance 

HighCrest Solutions

Specialists in business, finance, administration of capital,

operational management, software solutions

and labour relations.












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