VISIONING SESSION: ACTION FRAMEWORK AND SPECIFIC COMMITMENT FOR THE NOVA SCOTIA CO-OPERATIVE SECTOR INTO THE COMING DECADE

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2012-11
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Hachey, Amanda
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Nova Scotia Co-operative Council, Measuring the Co-operative Difference Research Network, Conseil Coopératif Acadien Nouvelle Écosse, Nova Scotia Government & others
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This visioning session, chaired by Amanda Hachey, was the culminating event of the 2012 Co-operating to Build a Better Nova Scotia Conference in Halifax. It includes an action framework and specific commitments for the Nova Scotia co-operative sector into the coming decade. The following eight projects and action items were identified and worked on over two and a half hours. Participants worked in groups and answered a series of questions to bring the idea or project to the next stage. The remainder of the document includes each action item with a time line, next steps, and individuals interested in being involved. 1.Educating the business community about the co-op model, its applications, economic and social impacts 2.Education and Youth Involvement 3.Co-op Video Series 4.Create a Task Force for Co-operative Development Framework 5.Attracting and Retaining Talent and Creating opportunities for educating people 6.Co-op Events 7.Transportation Co-op 8.Industrial Worker Co-ops
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