Press Releases

  • Fifth AGM April 17th Tatamagouche

    AGENDA – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING SUNDAY APRIL 17TH, 2016 AT 2 PM Tatamagouche Centre, 259 Loop Route 6, Tatamagouche 2:00 pm   Registration of Shareholders and Guests Local treats provided by Not Your Mama’s Kitchen, Pictou Distribution of Annual Report and Minutes 2:30 pm    Guest Speakers - Lil MacPherson and Kirk Rasmussen 3:00 pm   Welcome and Introductions Call to Order Minutes of 2015 AGM Business arising from the Minutes Report on the CEDIF and Investments Report on the Audited Financial Statements Appointment ...

    Posted at April 2, 2016 | By : | Categories : News & Events,Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • FarmWorks is Charting a Path for Growth in Nova Scotia

    FarmWorks is Charting a Path for Growth in Nova Scotia Shareholders in FarmWorks Investment Co-operative Limited Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF) are helping to create employment and increase production and profitability in the food sector in Nova Scotia. The first four FarmWorks CEDIF Offers raised $1,033,400 within 38 months, $1,056,000 has been loaned to 44 food-related businesses, all expenses have been paid and there is $210,000 in the Credit Union. Monthly loan repayments add to the amount available to be loaned to new applicants after exacting due diligence procedures have been completed. Payment by clients of the principle and interest at ...

    Posted at August 17, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog,Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • Local Prosperity: FarmWorks is helping to grow local entrepreneurs and their businesses

    The Centre for Local Prosperity brought a wide range of speakers and citizens together in Annapolis Royal and Cornwallis Park over four days in April 2015 to consider New Economics for Rural Canada. Conference Keynote speaker, economist Michael Shuman, has written that  Americans’ long-term savings in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, pension funds, and life insurance funds total about $30 trillion (America 330 M, Canada 33 M people). But not even 1 percent of these savings touch local small business—even though roughly half the jobs and the output in the private economy come from them. So, how can people increasingly concerned with ...

    Posted at April 15, 2015 | By : | Categories : News & Events,Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • 2015 AGM


    Posted at March 31, 2015 | By : | Categories : News & Events,Press Releases | 0 Comment