Community Land Trust Workshop

A Community Land Trust (CLT) is a blended land ownership model. It secures socio-economic and environmental goals through non-profit ownership of the land and leasing it back to private owners or organizations focused on community benefit. Affordability and other goals are built into the lease creating a powerful and balanced means of blending private and…

Social Enterprise Competition

Social Enterprise Innovation Competition Launches in Nova Scotia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 27, 2014 SOCIAL ENTERPRISE INNOVATION COMPETITION LAUNCHES IN NOVA SCOTIA The Nova Scotia Co-operative Council has launched a Social Enterprise Innovation Competition. Three prizes will be awarded, one in each Region (South west Valley, Northern/ Central, and Cape Breton). The prize is a $2500.00 equity contribution plus 10 hours of technical…

17th Annual Distinguished Co-operator Awards

17th Annual Distinguished Co-operator Hall of Fame Award

Do you know a fellow co-operator deserving of recognition? The Council’s 17th Annual Distinguished Co-operator Hall of Fame Award is now accepting nominations. The Hall of Fame Awards ceremony is held annually to recognize and honor Nova Scotian co-operators for outstanding achievement and service to the co-operative movement. Download the nominations package for more information.…