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Atlantic Region

Atlantic Region

New Brunswick Election

On September 14, your vote can support co-op housing in New Brunswick.

Fact sheets on COVID-19 and housing co-ops in your province:

Atlantic Region living road map

Canada’s Atlantic region has a long and distinguished co-op housing history.

In the spring of 2019 at the first Atlantic Summit, over 100 co-op members came together to discuss the region’s many contributions and milestones to produce this timeline of co-op housing history in the Atlantic provinces.

2019 Atlantic Summit

On Saturday April 13, over 100 co-op members from Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick attended the first ever Atlantic Summit – a day-long event to network about the future of co-op housing in Atlantic Canada.

Here is a list of helpful summit documents for you to share with your co-op:


The Atlantic Summit was a very informative day. Co-op housing gives you a unique ability as a renter to feel empowered as an owner/landlord. I had no idea how large a community I’ve become a part of. - Stephanie Stirling, Evangeline Courts Housing Co-operative, Wolfville, NS

Services in Nova Scotia

CHF Canada opened its Nova Scotia office in 2002 to provide services to CHF Canada members in the province, such as:

Some of these services in Nova Scotia are provided by CHF Canada in partnership with Housing Nova Scotia.

Services in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador

In 2015, the Nova Scotia office expanded to provide services to housing co-operatives in all of Atlantic Canada, including:

CHF Canada also works with and supports co-op housing groups, such as CHANAL in Newfoundland and Labrador (a regional federation with services and an office).

Contact CHF Canada’s Atlantic Region office

Karen Brodeur, Regional Manager, Atlantic

866-213-2667 ext. 801 (toll-free)

Cathy Volans, Co-ordinator, Co-operative and Planning Services, Atlantic

866-213-2667 ext. 802 (toll-free)


P.O. Box 25031

Truro, NS B2N 7B8

Phone: 902-423-7119
Toll-free: 1-866-213-2667

Visit CHF Canada’s list of related sites for links to websites of provincial and federal governments, housing departments and agencies, legislation and other areas of interest to housing co‑ops in the Atlantic region.