We Live in a Consumer Society

It’s true. And it’s so very sad that, as a society, we “need” so much, and buy so much, and throw away so much! Many of us try to do our share and we Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. In fact, we don’t really contribute to a healthy economy at all because we also Restrict, Revive, Reallocate, Reassign, Rebuild, Repurpose, etc.  SomeContinue reading “We Live in a Consumer Society”

Business and Pleasure

I often spend a good chunk of my Friday shifts “playing” with fabric in the Ste. Anne de Bellevue Thrift Shop. I say “playing” because, even though it is work that takes time, energy and perseverance, I love it.

The Most Important People — You!

Our half-price sale, which took place the last weekend of May, was another wonderful success! And we know that it’s all because of YOU! Yes, YOU!

Missing Pieces

Over 200 dedicated volunteers at Nova take care of the day to day operations of our five West Island thrift shops. Some are behind the scenes and are involved in the preparation, pricing and restocking of our shelves. Others attend more directly to the customers’ needs, helping them find the products they’re looking for andContinue reading “Missing Pieces”