Green Cove Cooperative’s Prime Miramichi Properties

Green Cove Cooperative currently holds two properties by way of a Right to Purchase Agreement with the City of Miramichi. These properties both border Water Street on the East end of the former town of Chatham. The property downriver (North East)...

Slowly, but Steadily, moving Forward!

Photo Credit: Laura Lefergey Smith (Unsplash) Caring – Quality - Community     Fall Update:  (Brief)  1. Leadership: No energetic new leaders have stepped forward so we had to settle for this rapidly aging one.   Vernon has agreed to accept the...

Momentum Keeps Growing!

Momentum keeps growing as Green Cove Cooperative transitions to a new model for the construction of its new Independent Living Complex. A steering committee - Green Cove Investments Ltd. - has been formed. Members are Vernon Goodfellow (chair),...

Moving in – Fall 2019!

Overcoming the "IF'S" -  02.10.18 Progress is always slow and a bit invisible at this point in the process. APHL is our professional anchor and has been busy building a tentative financial model which has been reviewed and approved. We have also...

What is happening now at GCC?

We are hard at work developing what we believe will be the successful model for our community.  The model has changed quite drastically from where we began. To try and keep this simple, planned changes will be listed in point form. 1.  It looks...

Demand Surges

In response to increased demand, Green Cove Cooperative is increasing the number of available units from 28 to at least 32.The building will basically be a redesign of the 70 unit building displayed on this website with one important difference. We...

Going Going Going … Nearly Gone!

Yes, it seems hard to believe but the 28 units in our Phase 1 proposal are nearly all spoken for. The exact number is slightly uncertain as we have not collected the $1000 reservation fee yet.  (Legal agreement is being finalized.) As of now, 26 of...

Important Meeting – April 18th

Please Note: Pictured is the concept illustration of a 70 unit facility to which the initial 28 unit building proposed for Green Cove Cooperative will be similar. Purpose: To update those who are interested in our plans and to firm up commitments...

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Caring

Seniors Helping Seniors

Quality

Our Footprint: We are committed to building a high-quality facility with a low environmental footprint.

Community

Community Connections:

  • Shared use of dining room, facility,  & grounds.
  • Community Events.
  • Maker Space.
  • Medical Demonstration Site.
  • Interest Clubs.
  • Jobs. Light employment is good for many seniors.
  • Volunteerism. Serving mission.

Seniors Medical Technologies Data and Applied Research

Overview Green Cove Cooperative and Retirement Miramichi Inc. have joined forces to provide a demonstration project and open laboratory for seniors and healthy living in place or residence. Our partners for the applied research end of the project (established in a...

Co-housing Creates Golden Years Assets

Senior co-housing is not a new concept but an adaptation of the days when families were large and relatives lived close by. As one grew into the “golden years”, support and inclusion from families and community were the norm. As we adjust to the 21st century, family...

Living the Idyllic Life at Green Cove

Green Cove offers a lifestyle that I am ready to start living. I wouldn’t have to worry about my home when I travel, shovelling snow in the winter and cutting grass in the summer. There would be people to talk to without going out in the elements, the possibility of...

Progress, But No Slam Dunk!

Progress but no slam dunk! There has been lots of activity but, as always, with projects this complex, delays are inevitable. In this case the delays are largely self-inflicted as we have not easily settled on concept drawings that work for us. While it...

More Than Bricks and Mortar…

In the venerable tradition of the Canadian Cooperative movement, Green Cove Cooperative (GCC) is a group of 100 members who collectively own what would be a consumer ’s housing cooperative.  In this case,  the product consumed is a condominium-style residence for...

Going Going Going … Nearly Gone!

Yes, it seems hard to believe but the 28 units in our Phase 1 proposal are nearly all spoken for. The exact number is slightly uncertain as we have not collected the $1000 reservation fee yet.  (Legal agreement is being finalized.) As of now, 26 of the 28 units are...

GCC: Being Pro-active!

We have consistently referred to “active living” when describing our facility without defining what this might mean. Hunter S Thompson has said: Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved...

This project will be a huge asset for the city. We wish the members of GCC every success in their efforts and hope to see their vision realized for the betterment of our seniors and the entire community.”

Mayor Adam Lordon

“We have been working on this project for over eight years. It is a tremendous relief to finally be able to work with our members to develop our plans and move quickly toward constructing our independent living facility.”

Vernon Goodfellow

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