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Community Solutions to Affordable Housing Crisis

December 15, 2022|Press Releases|

The Nova Scotia Co-operative Council has acquired a 132 year old historic building in downtown Pictou, Nova Scotia, for conversion to affordable housing. To be called the Stone House Manor (a Co-operative Caring Community) the building will be converted to 15 units, a combination of one and two bedrooms. “This is a gorgeous, solid building, completely made of stone, with concrete flows.  It is in the core of the downtown and walking distance to all amenities. When lit at night, it looks like a castle, says the Council’s CEO Dianne Kelderman.  We are thrilled to not only bring 15 more [...]

1008, 2022

Local, Award-Winning Author to Write Definitive Story of Nova Scotia Co-operative Movement

August 10, 2022|Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASELocal, award-winning author to write definitive story of Nova Scotia cooperative movement(Truro, N.S., August 8, 2022)­—The Nova Scotia Co-operative Council is delighted to announce that it has commissioned multi-award-winning Nova Scotia journalist and author Alec Bruce to write the definitive story of the province’s Co-operative movement, focussing on its [...]

1606, 2022

Coady’s Place in New Glasgow

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 [...]

1606, 2022

FarmWorks – Field to Fork to Future

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

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 [...]

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