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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-ops Welcome Refugees!

"This is a national project of historic proportions that demands the support of not only government, but community organizations, private enterprises and individual Canadians"-- Kathy Bardswick, President and CEO of The Co-operators, who've recently committed $250, 000 to help new refugees.Full Details On Cooperatives And Mutuals Canada Want to get involved or support welcoming refugees? Contact [...]

By | February 17th, 2016|News|0 Comments