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Co-operative News October 15, 2019

It’s Canadian Co-op Week - Oct 13th to 19th!  Co-op Week has been celebrated by francophones throughout Canada since 1958. In 1981 celebrations were held among anglophone co-ops in the Maritimes and Saskatchewan. The event went national in 1982 with the encouragement of the Co-operative Union of Canada, a predecessor [...]

Co-op News September 17, 2019

Cheese Co-op Closing after 134 years The Pine River Cheese and Butter Co-operative in Kincardine, Ontario is closing its doors after 134 years. 25 employees are out of work.   The board of the farmer-owned co-operative made the decision Friday to cease operations. Production is slated to end later this [...]

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From the Archives: BC Forestry Co-ops

November 14th, 2019|0 Comments

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  Situated in a tiny town near Nelson, BC, the Harrop-Procter Community Co-operative provides [...]

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From the Archives: Come As You Are Worker Co-operative

November 7th, 2019|0 Comments

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.

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CASC Conference 2019: Small Business Succession and Co-op Conversions

October 30th, 2019|0 Comments

This episode features the newest research around the Conversion to Cooperatives project, which explores business succession planning and the potential for transition into co-operatives. It is a 3-year project supported by a SSHRC Partnership Development grant; Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) is a key partner in the project, ensuring the [...]

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2015 Reflections: A Year in Review

October 10th, 2019|0 Comments

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  Tonight we take a moment to look back at 2015. Dale McGladdery, Danielle [...]

From the Archives: Association of Cooperative Educators

October 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  The Association of Cooperative Educators (ACE) has been a leading figure in co-op [...]

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Growing Connections with U.S. Co-operators

October 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Are Canadian and U.S. co-operators putting Principle 6 - Co-operation Among Co-operatives, into action? We examined this growing connection and news from the co-op scene south of the border with Doug O'Brien, President and CEO of the National Co-operative Business Association. Joining Doug on our panel were Ross Gentleman, chief [...]

From the Archives: Wood Shop Workers Co-operative

September 19th, 2019|0 Comments

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  This episode we do a deep dive into what has become a staple [...]

From the Archives: NorWest Co-op Community Health Centre

August 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  Since 1972 NorWest Co-op Community Health Co-op has been the only non-profit community [...]

From the Archives: Melanie Conn

August 15th, 2019|0 Comments

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  "I don't know if every "women's thing" starts out because a woman was [...]

From the Archives: Sustainability Solutions Group

August 8th, 2019|0 Comments

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  Sustainability Solutions Group (SSG), is a worker co-op of diverse disciplines, personalities, cultures, [...]

AORTA: Challenging Oppression, Embracing Inclusivity, the Co-op Way

August 1st, 2019|0 Comments

The Anti-Oppression and Resource Training Alliance (AORTA) is a worker-owned cooperative based in the US. As their title suggests, they work as consultants and facilitators, providing an intersectional approach to workshops, training, and planning for workspaces and organizations looking to fight oppression in their communities. In this episode we talk [...]

From the Archives: Umbrella Multicultural Health Co-operative

July 25th, 2019|0 Comments

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  Umbrella Multicultural Health Co-operative is a member-driven not-for-profit health services organization. Their members are [...]

From the Archives: Start UP! Your Class Co-operative

July 18th, 2019|0 Comments

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  In this episode we tell you everything you need to know about the Start [...]

From the Archives: The Bus Co-op

July 11th, 2019|0 Comments

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  In 2014, members of the Langley Senior Resources Society, the Langley Lodge (operated [...]

Co-operative Ride-Sharing with Eva Co-op

July 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Eva ride sharing co-operative launched just 8 weeks ago in Montréal, directly trying to challenge the Uber and Lyft status quo. Unique to Eva is its basis on blockchain and the co-operative model. We had a talk with Dardan Isufi, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, about what these innovative co-operators [...]

From the Archives: Co-op Housing Federation of Canada

July 4th, 2019|0 Comments

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  The Co-op Housing Federation of Canada (CHF) is the organized voice of the Canadian co-operative [...]

CASC, ACE, and ICA Conference 2019: Co-op Youth, Values, and Branding

June 25th, 2019|0 Comments

In May of 2019, one of our producers headed to this year's Co-operative Conference held jointly by the Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation (CASC), the Association for Co-operative Education (ACE), and the International Co-operative Association (ICA). In this special episode we get a variety of voices from the conference, with [...]

From the Archives: Community Currencies

June 13th, 2019|0 Comments

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  Where does money come from? What is its inherent value? How can communities [...]

2019 CASC Conference and CMC Congress Previews

May 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

La Belle Province is the place to be this year as co-operators gather to share knowledge, best practices, and inspire each other to continue the hard work of ensuring the co-operative sector is responsive to community needs. June 18-20 is the sixth annual Co-ops and Mutuals Canada Congress (CMC) and [...]

Empowering Women Credit Union Managers

May 16th, 2019|0 Comments

  Did you know that since 2002, more than 239 women managers of overseas financial co-operatives have come to Canada each year for a unique training opportunity? The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF) created the Women's Mentorship Program to empower participants so they can make a difference in their [...]

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