Nova Scotia Co-operative Council Receives Awards

Atlantic Central and League Savings and Mortgage Company extend congratulations to the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council (NSCC) on receiving three awards at the second annual Innovation in Practice Awards which took place on April 25th, 2013 in Halifax, NS.  The event was sponsored by Thinkwell Research; the Government of Nova Scotia; the Nova Scotia Cooperative Council; Saint Mary’s University; CBCL; Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic; Prime Creative; and the presenting sponsors, Cisco and IBM.

NSCC won in the following categories:

  • Economic and Community Development for their credit union loan program;
  • Social Enterprise for their health care initiative; and
  • best Overall Category Award for Economic and Community Development.

The Innovation in Practice Awards showcase, promote and award innovation in the public or social sector.  The Nova Scotia Co-operative Council consistently shows a strong commitment to community and local economic development. Dianne and her team are to be commended for their dedication in bringing their initiatives to the forefront and most importantly, success.

President & CEO of NSCC, Dianne Kelderman and Chair, Ken MacKinnon were on hand to accept the awards.

More information about the awards will be available in the upcoming July/August edition of Progress magazine.