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…

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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…

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Fisheries Loan Board MOU

Fisheries/Aquaculture – Enhanced Financing-Mentoring For Fishery Businesses

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE–Enhanced Financing-Mentoring For Fishery Businesses A memorandum of understanding between the Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture Loan Board and the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council will enhance access to financial services and business mentoring for fish harvesters and sea farmers. The partnership will help loan board clients get financing, such as working capital loans and lines…

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