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Michael Creagen awarded the “Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee” Medal

February 10, 2023|In The News, Press Releases|

In January 2022, our photographer Michael Creagen was awarded the "Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee" Medal by Lt. Governor Arthur LeBlanc, for his service to the Crown and contribution to the Arts in Nova Scotia.  The medal was awarded to a select few Nova Scotians who have made a significant contribution in their lifetime. Michael has been a working photographer for 42 years, photographing US president Barack Obama; Prime Ministers from Pierre Trudeau to Stephen Harper; gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson; and has photographed numerous Royal Visits, including Lady Diana 1983 and Queen Elizabeth 2010.  He also teaches photography at the University [...]

2605, 2015

Join Us For An Evening Of Celebration & Laughter

May 26, 2015|Current News|

You will die laughing with the Amazing Mister J Magic Show. Mister J has performed for the Dragon’s Den, Scotiabank, Bank of Montreal, Giant Tiger, Shoppers Drug Mart and many more. WHAT: Nova Scotia Co-operative Council’s 66th Annual Gala WHEN: June 17th, 2015 TIME: Annual General Meeting 3:00 PM – Reception 6:00 [...]

2201, 2015

Community Land Trust Workshop

January 22, 2015|Competitions, Current News|

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 [...]

2811, 2014

Social Enterprise Innovation Competition Launches in Nova Scotia

November 28, 2014|Competitions, Press Releases|

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 [...]

1710, 2014

Fisheries/Aquaculture – Enhanced Financing-Mentoring For Fishery Businesses

October 17, 2014|Current News, Press Releases|

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 [...]

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