The Co-operative Enterprise Council of New Brunswick is a community economic development (CED) organization founded in March 2007 to help create sustainable, healthy communities in New Brunswick by supporting the development of co-operatives and other enterprises with social, environmental, cultural, and local economic development mandates.

CECNB educates and advocates with government on behalf of co-ops and social enterprises and provides a wide array of services to support their development and growth, including:

Technical Advice and Support

  • Planning and starting your co-op or social enterprise
  • Feasibility studies and business plans
  • Strategic planning and facilitation
  • Research
  • Organizational and program evaluation
  • Assistance accessing resources and information
  • Member engagement
  • Partnership development
  • Marketing and promotions
  • Mediation and conflict prevention services
  • Special projects or events

Training and Skills Development

  • Preventing and Resolving Conflict (1 day)
  • Social Enterprise 101 (1/2 day)
  • Making the Shift to Social Enterprise (1 day)
  • Social Enterprise Boot Camps (2 intense! days)
  • Evaluation 101 (1 day)
  • Reaching Your Target Market: Social Media  (1/2 day)
  • Financing Your Enterprise (1/2 day)
  • CRA: What You Need to Know! (1/2 day)
  • Engaging Your Members (1/2 day)
  • Succession Planning:  A Community-Based Approach
  • Lunch n Learns
  • And much much more!

To Find Out More

Contact us at info@cecnb.ca or call us at 506.227.9607.  Download a copy of the AGM-Report-2018  to learn more about our most recent achievements!


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