At StFX Extension, we are committed to Moses Coady’s vision of creating “a full and abundant life for all.” In collaboration with our partners and the groups we work with, we develop and support strategies to address both the challenges and opportunities they encounter. Our approach recognizes each organization’s strengths, which can be used to mobilize its assets for meaningful change.
Build Together: Strengthening the Community Housing Sector in Nova Scotia
In partnership with the Community Housing Transformation Centre, we are working to engage with the community housing sector in Nova Scotia – to share successes, recognize strengths, address challenges and barriers, identify gaps, and discover new ways of working together for greater collective impact.
Community Housing Program
We have a long and rich history of helping communities recognize their strengths to successfully leverage them for positive change, while creating “a full and abundant life for all”.
The Rural Leadership Program provided an opportunity to explore my leadership qualities, styles, strengths, and weaknesses.
– Kathy Hannigan, Inverness County
We also value accessing the Extension Department as a well-respected ‘third party’ in facilitating discussions with other organizations.
– Caroline Cameron, The Gaelic Council of Nova Scotia
The work that was carried out by Extension will have a profoundly positive impact on the way we do business in Atlantic Canada…
– Basil Ryan, Chief Operating Officer Atlantic Association of CBDCs
– Ann McPhee, Ann Terry Society
– Viola Baker, Antigonish County
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We share in the grief of this most recent discovery; and we acknowledge that this grief is unequally carried by those directly targeted by the historical and ongoing violence against them as Indigenous communities across Turtle Island continue to experience intergenerational trauma from these experiences at the hands of Canada’s governments and church officials.
If you work or volunteer with a non-profit or cooperative housing group in Nova Scotia, we need your input! Please join us in discovering new ways of working together for greater collective impact.
June 2 | Join the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour, StFX Extension, and Coady Institute for a webinar focused on Workers’ Rights and Sick Days in Nova Scotia. This event is funded by the Topshee Memorial Fund.
When the Extension Department was established in 1928, it was dedicated to revitalizing the communities of northeastern Nova Scotia through a people-centered approach to development, which became known as the Antigonish Movement. This Movement has created a vibrant legacy that continues to ignite our passion for the work that we do today, more than 90 years since its beginning.
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