Co-operatives

Service Nova Scotia, Government of Nova Scotia • Applies only to: Nova Scotia

To start a co-operative in Nova Scotia under the Co-operative Associations Act you will need to:

  • Reserve your business name
  • Complete the incorporation documentation
  • Pay the required fees

To maintain the co-operative in good standing once it is established, you will need to:

  • File required documentation and keep the necessary records
  • Respect the rights of members

Find out how to register, and learn more about these requirements and others that you need to follow.

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