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  • October 17, 2017 News

Co-op News for October 17, 2017

October 17th, 2017|0 Comments

News Cannabis Co-op Formed Twelve licensed producers of medical cannabis in Canada have announced the creation of the Canadian Cannabis Co-op. The co-op has said it will make a significant investment in Alberta to create [...]

  • Friends of Ryde Co-op

Ryde Community Co-operative

October 10th, 2017|0 Comments

The Ryde Community Co-operative in rural Ryde, Ontario - it's a beautiful region in the District of Muskoka, pastoral, rolling, dotted with farms, cottages and a history of people working together towards common goals.

Co-ops in Schools

October 10th, 2017|0 Comments

One of the perennial challenges of the cooperative sector is youth engagement. How do you get young people interested in the cooperative movement because after all, it's the youth of today who will help carry the ball forward tomorrow. Last June we profiled the Youth Excellence Society or The YES and how it educates youth through year-round programming and an awesome summer camp!

  • The YES Camp

Top Co-op Issues/The Youth Excellence Society

June 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Darcy Overland, research manager at the Centre for the Study of Co-operatives at the University of Saskatchewan, discusses the results of a co-operative survey on the Top Co-op Issues. Then, we were joined by staff and young folk from The Youth Excellence Society or The YES, for a lively discussion of their leadership programs and summer camps on Lake Cowichan sponsored by credit unions across BC!

Affordable Housing Panel – BC Green, BC Liberal, BC NDP

April 25th, 2017|0 Comments

This evening we hosted a candidate panel on affordable housing. We were hoping for a lively and creative discussion. We were not disappointed.

  • News for April 18, 2017

Co-op News for April 18, 2017

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

News Housing Central and the BC Rental Housing Coalition release Affordable Housing Plan Housing Central and the BC Rental Housing Coalition have released An Affordable Housing Plan for BC. It’s a 10-year plan to improve housing conditions in [...]

  • News for April 11, 2017

Co-op News for April 11, 2017

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

News The BC Election Has Begun! If you happened to miss it today, the writ has been dropped, and the B.C. election will be held four weeks from today, on Tuesday May 9. Affordable housing [...]

Realize Strategies Coop

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

In 1998, some folks in BC's social services sector sought a new way of doing things. So they formed a collective called The United Social Services Co-op. Now, with the name changed to Realize Strategies Coop a new team is collaborating with coops, non-profits and social enterprises to improve life in our communities.

Platform Cooperativism with Nathan Schneider and Stephanie Guico

March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Each For All host Dale McGladdery explores the world of Platform Cooperativism with Nathan Schneider, one of the organizers on the first conference on Platform Co-ops, and Stephanie Guico, a freelancer and board member of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada.

  • Co-op News for February 28, 2017

Co-op News for February 28, 2017

March 4th, 2017|0 Comments

News Federated Co-operatives Reports Earnings Drop Federated Co-operatives Limited CEO Scott Banda reported an earnings drop of 16.4 per cent. FCL is the company with the iconic red chevron Co-op signs. It's owned by 203 [...]

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