Monthly Archives: February 2018


Co-op News for February 20, 2018

News Budget brings additional funding for affordable housing The NDP brought down the provincial budget today, and it included what Finance Minister Carole James said is the largest investment in B.C.’s history for affordable housing. It included $1.6-billion over three years to build and maintain affordable rental housing. The NDP dismantled the B.C. Home Owner [...]

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Co-op News for February 13, 2018

News B.C.'s Airbnb go to affordable housing plans The B.C. government says it will soon profit from the short-term rental market after reaching an agreement with AirBnB on the collection of taxes. The money will be used to fund housing and tourism initiatives. Finance Minister Carole James touted the deal with AirBnB as the first [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for February 6, 2018

News Former B.C. premier Dave Barrett dead at 87 B.C.’s co-op movement, and B.C. social democrats, lost a long-time and great advocate last week with the death of former B.C. premier Dave Barrett. Barrett, who led the province's first NDP government, died Friday at the age of 87 in Victoria. His short-lived government from September [...]

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