Supporting Innovative Co-operative Development: The Case of the Nova Scotia Co-operative Development System
Soots, Lena K.
Perry, Stewart E.
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In recent years, social science research has increasingly acknowledged the role of the social economy in building sustainable communities, and, around the world, co-operatives are recognized as major actors in the social economy. In Canada, the Nova Scotia Cooperative Council has forged several innovations in the past decade resulting in the development of a co-operative development system unparalleled in Anglophone Canada.