1512, 2022

Community Solutions to Affordable Housing Crisis

December 15, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

1008, 2022

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

August 10, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

2601, 2021

Energy Efficiency Assessment With Ten Co-operative Businesses

January 26, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

2811, 2014

Social Enterprise Innovation Competition Launches in Nova Scotia

November 28, 2014|Categories: Competitions, Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

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