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

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

By | April 25th, 2017|Show|0 Comments

Housing, Co-op & Finance Sector Check-Ins – February 7, 2017

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.

By | February 11th, 2017|Show|0 Comments

Housing, Co-op & Finance Sector Check-Ins – January 3, 2017

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.

By | January 3rd, 2017|Show|0 Comments

Co-op News for November 15, 2016

News

  • Co-op & Mutuals Make Best Employer List
    Seven co-ops and mutuals are on the 2017 Aon Best Employers list. They are Libro Credit Union, Mouvement Desjardin, The Co-operators, Blueshore Financial, NorWest Co-op Community Health, Cornerstone Credit Union, and Kindred Credit Union. Desjardin, The Co-operators, and Kindred Credit Union have been on the list for more than five years.
    http://www.aon.com/canada/products-services/human-capital-consulting/consulting/best_employers/Winners.html
  • Ontario Co-op Gets $150,000 in Federal Funding
    The Government of Canada is giving the Ontario Natural Food Co-operative $150,000. The money will be used to provide training and help the expansion of co-ops in the area. This is part of a $638,000 package to support the development of enterprises in the Sudbury region. The funding is provided through the Northern Ontario Development Program.
    http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?mthd=index&crtr.page=1&nid=1150729

Events

  • Vancouver SOUP
    Wednesday November 15, 2016
    Soup is a community support event that brings people together over a meal. Four groups pitch, you meet interesting people, you vote, you eat, and the winning group takes the proceeds from the door.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1706961369625565/
  • Wood Shop Workers Co-op / Vancouver East Side Culture Crawl
    Thursday November 17 - Sun Nov 20
    Tour their workshop and meet the staff.
    Workshop tour Shop Tour and Deconstruction Demo at 2 pm on Saturday November 19th.
    http://culturecrawl.ca/artists/woodshop
  • Media Democracy Days
    Saturday November 19, 2016
    Media Democracy Days brings together media makers, activists, and educators, to celebrate independent media and social change.
    http://2016.mediademocracydays.ca/
  • Vancouver Co-op Radio AGM
    Sunday November 20, 2016 @ 1pm
    Registration starts at 12:30.
  • CHFBC AGM
    Sunday November 20, 2016
    This session is open to the public, by donation. RSVP is required.
    http://www.chf.bc.ca/event/annual-general-meeting-5
  • Co-op Cafe
    Wednesday November 23, 2016 @ 8am
    Join fellow co-operators for morning coffee and conversation. Location is yet to be announced.

Send your news and events to media@eachforall.coop.

By | November 15th, 2016|News|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

Check-ins: Housing (CHFBC) and Catherine McCreary (Pearls of Wisdom)

Introduction On tonights show we have:Recurring Segments - CHFBC - w/ Thom Armstrong from CHFBC Catherine McCreary (BCCA board member); We’re trying out some new educational segments which we’re calling our pearls of wisdom (until we find a better name) Tonight we have Catherine McCreary sharing her wisdom on effective member-organization boards and what it means [...]

By | March 17th, 2015|Show|0 Comments