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Coady’s Place in New Glasgow

By |June 16, 2022|News|

Your co-operative impactCoady’s Place in New GlasgowA living example of the cooperative impact at work to fulfill the need of communitiesOn May 26, 2022, Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston, MP Sean Fraser and The Nova Scotia Co-operative Council announced 36 new affordable housing units in New Glasgow.Under the federal government’s Rapid Housing Initiative, the Province is providing $3 million for operating support and to help ensure affordability. The federal government is contributing $2 million and the Town of New Glasgow is providing a property-tax exemption for the next 20 years.The new affordable housing units, called Coady’s Place, formerly the Tara [...]

1606, 2022

FarmWorks – Field to Fork to Future

By |June 16, 2022|News|

FarmWorks Investment Co-operative Limited is making a difference in the year-round availability of food for Nova Scotians. Over 460 people have purchased $4,009,900 of shares in ten offers of FarmWorks’ tax advantageous Community Economic Development Investment Fund. Shareholders are helping to grow sustainable food-related businesses from field to fork to [...]

905, 2022

Master’s, Graduate Diploma and Certificate in Co-operative and Credit Union Management

By |May 9, 2022|News|

Planning your career, organizational succession or leadership development? The International Centre for Co-operative Management in the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University offers Master’s level business programs designed to meet the growing demands of co-operative and credit union managers (and those aspiring to these roles). Your opportunity is here!  Each year the [...]

2601, 2021

Energy Efficiency Assessment With Ten Co-operative Businesses

By |January 26, 2021|Press Releases|

The Nova Scotia Co-operative Council received funding from the provincial government to conduct an energy efficiency assessment with ten Co-operative businesses throughout the province. Co-operatives were keen to sign up, said CEO Dianne Kelderman. We have ten Co-operatives across many sectors including retail, housing, fisheries, agriculture, manufacturing, a community [...]

1111, 2017

FarmWorks CEDIF 6th Offering

By |November 11, 2017|Current News|

FarmWorks Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF) was founded in 2011 to raise a significant amount of money to support farms and food producers. Nova Scotia has the potential to sustainably supply much more food, and money loaned to food producers is an investment in the economy, health, rural [...]

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