New Business Start-ups

Incorporation and assistance with formation of boards of directors, articles, by-laws and policies is our specialty. Let us help get your new co-operative off on the right track from day one!


Business Growth & Expansions

Whether your needs are planning, evaluation or mentorship, the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council can help guide your co-operative to the next level.

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Economic Analysis

Through research and feasibility assessments, our knowledgeable staff can help you determine if your idea can become a reality!

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Business Finance

Through an exclusive partnership with credit unions, the Council works diligently to develop alternative financing solutions for entrepreneurs and co-operatives alike. Whether its debt or equity financing you require, we have an answer.

The Nova Scotia Co-operative Council also provides turnkey Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF) solutions. Contact us today to learn more or view our current initiatives!

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The Council offers various other services and supports to our members, such as:

  • Connection to a vibrant network of co-operatives and credit unions.
  • Access to co-operative resources.
  • Government advocacy.
  • Marketing and promotion through our website and social media.
  • Annual networking events.
  • Governance training.
  • Conflict resolution.