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Each For All shares 2017 Roger Inman Memorial Award

Each For All: The Cooperative Connection is a recipient of the CCEC Credit Union 2017 Roger Inman Memorial Award!

By | February 15th, 2017|News, Show|0 Comments

Bernice Cyr and Judith Harris on Social Services and the Co-op Option

Bernice Cyr and Judith Harris, co-operative researchers and community development leaders, from the University of Winnipeg. Their paper "Social Services and the Co-op Option for Indigenous Communities" outlines a strategy for the effective delivery of social services through the use of social and solidarity co-operatives.

By | December 13th, 2016|Show|0 Comments

Co-operatives and Community Development at BCIT

On tonight’s show we hosted the entire class from BCIT’s post-secondary course Co-operatives and Community Development at Vancouver Co-op Radio. The course is part of BCIT’s Advanced Sustainable Business Leadership Program and we learned all about this program from the students, found out about what is driving them to study sustainability, and how co-ops can provide a unique role in sustainable businesses.

By | November 29th, 2016|Show|0 Comments

CWCF 2016 Conference Report (part 2) – Co-op Interviews

We're pleased to bring you a series of interviews from the 25th Anniversary AGM of the Canadian Worker Co-op Federation. Each For All producers Josh Peterman and I attended the conference and asked three questions: - Who are you? - What is your co-op? - What advice would you have for someone wanting to start a co-op like yours?

By | November 22nd, 2016|Show|0 Comments

CWCF 2016 Conference Report (part 1) + Health Sector Check-In

This year our co-op joined the Canadian Worker Co-op Federation and attended the 25th Anniversary AGM. It was an immense amount of fun and so interesting to meet people from across the country who are following their passions.

By | November 15th, 2016|Show|0 Comments

Co-op Check-Ins w/ Patrice Pratt, Thom Armstrong and Ross Gentlemen

On tonight’s show our panel is:Patrice Pratt, Manager Director (and President) of the British Columbia Co-operative AssociationThom Armstrong, Executive Director, CHFBCShares the latest news on co-op housing developments and on the challenges facing our local [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Show|0 Comments

Federal Budget Holds The Key for Housing Co-ops

At Each for All we are elated to hear the news that the federal Liberals have allocated $30 million over the next two years to maintain the federally administered low-income housing subsidies for social housing providers, including housing co-ops. This is fantastic news for our local housing co-ops! And is the direct result of the [...]

By | March 24th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Coop & Health Sector Check-In

Introduction On tonights show we have:Co-op sector check-inKevin Harding, Director, Co-op Development, BCCAhttp://bcca.coop/Health Sector Check-InVanessa Hammond, Chair, Health Care Co-operatives Federation of Canadahttp://healthcoopscanada.coop/Topics include:Kevin segmentWhat’s new in the BC Co-op SectorPlans for the FallNew Co-ops starting in BCPost Election Topics: All-Party Co-operative Caucus meetingsElection Issues related to co-ops:Canadian Co-operative Investment Fund (CCIF)You Hold The Key Campaign [...]

By | November 3rd, 2015|Show|0 Comments

Co-ops 101: part 2

By | October 19th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The Co-operators Insurance (thecooperators.ca) – Co-op Profile 2015/06/23

IntroductionWelcome to Each for All: The Co-operative ConnectionTonight’s show we will learn about The Co-operators insurance with:  Lorri Farquharson Petrie, Associate District ManagerKawkab Jamal, Insurance/Financial Advisor We’re going to start the show off withBroken Social Scene’s Pacific Theme Topics include:https://www.youtube.com/user/CooperatorsInsuranceHow does insurance work? Types of insurance. Quick history and landscape of insurance in Canada.Background of The Co-operators insurance [...]

By | June 23rd, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments