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 communities across British Columbia. The Plan proposes a series of specific measures that can be implemented immediately to increase housing [...]
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 is certain to be one of the big election issues, and we’ll be covering that issue — and others — [...]
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.
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 retail co-operatives across western Canada. This includes Otter Co-op in the Fraser Valley. Banda attributed the decline to a reduction [...]
Each For All host Robin Puga gets the latest Agriculture, Worker, and Health sector news with guests Heather Pritchard, Foodland Trust Developer, FarmFolk CityFolk; Chris Nichols, Operations Coordinator and Co-Founder, Wood Shop Worker Co-op; and Vanessa Hammond, Chair, Health Co-ops Canada.
News Motion to Support Co-ops Presented to House of Commons On February 13th Member of Parliament Alexandra Mendès presented motion M-100 to the House of Commons. Her motion began: "The purpose of Motion No. 100, entitled “Role of Co-operatives”, is to develop and implement a strategy to promote and support Canada's co-operative sector. Some may [...]
Josh speaks with Jack Lamon of Come As You Are. Come As You Are is Canada’s only worker co-operative sex-toy shop. Based in Toronto their online sales serve all of Canada. Topics include the development of sexual attitudes over the past 20 years, philosophies behind sexual health, the economic transition happening on Queen Street, and the decision to switch from brick and mortar to digital storefront.
News Each For All Receives CCEC Credit Union 2017 Roger Inman Memorial Award Each For All was awarded the CCEC Credit Union 2017 Roger Inman Memorial Award. We share the award with Girls Rock Camp Vancouver. The Each For All team stoked. Here's our announcement: Each For All shares 2017 Roger Inman Memorial Award Terminal [...]
Each For All host Robin Puga gets the latest Housing, Co-op, and Financial sector news with guests Thom Armstrong, Executive Director, Co-operative Housing Federation of BC (CHF BC); Patrice Pratt, Managing Director BC Cooperative Association; and Ross Gentleman, Former General Manager of CCEC Credit Union.
News Invitation to join Co-operative Development Foundation Engagement Community The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada is now accepting expressions of interest to join its Engagement Committee. This Committee helps staff generate volunteer, financial and technical assistance resources through the expansion of current donor and volunteer relationships and the cultivation of new relationships with the Canadian co-operative [...]