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The First Recipient of the Community Impact/Social Innovation Fund

March 26, 2024|In The News, Press Releases|

The Nova Scotia Co-operative Council is pleased to announce the first recipient of the Community Impact/Social Innovation Fund: The Halifax Regional Food Hub. The fund is intended to support social enterprises that are making a difference in their communities, by meeting a need or maximizing an opportunity that provides both social and economic value. “The Halifax Regional Food Hub is an example of community economic development – recognizing that the economic outcomes of both producers and customers can be improved by helping them to connect,” said Dianne Kelderman, CEO of the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council.   Incorporated as a non-profit [...]

1104, 2023

Employment Position Available

April 11, 2023|In The News, Press Releases|

Youth Program Coordinator Position: Program Coordinator Contract: May 1/23 – September 15/23 Location: Bridgewater (1) The Program The Career Rising program is an exciting opportunity offered to youth age 15 – 19 years living in several rural communities across Nova Scotia. The program runs through a partnership between Nova Scotia Co-operative Council and [...]

1002, 2023

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 [...]

1512, 2022

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 [...]

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 [...]

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