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Co-op News August 20, 2019

Calgary Co-op Opts Out of FCL Food Purchasing System This week Calgary Co-op informed Federated Co-operatives Limited (F-C-L) that it will begin buying food from a private company early next year. Calgary co-op represents the largest wholesale customer for FCL.  In an email statement, Calgary Co-op spokesperson Sage Pullen McIntosh [...]

Co-op News August 6, 2019

Calgary Co-op To Expand Compostable Bag Program   The Calgary Co-op marked Earth Day this year by introducing a compostable bag program and charging a 5 cent fee for plastic bags. Since then, the Co-op says it’s seen a 73% reduction in plastic bag use over the same period last [...]

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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 Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.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 Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.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 Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.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 [...]

Modo Co-op: A Conversation With Patrick Nangle, CEO

May 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Modo is the first car-sharing co-operative in North America, incorporated in 1997 in Vancouver, BC.  It recently had its AGM, where sustainable growth and commitment to its members seemed to be main themes of the night.  In this episode we talk to Modo's CEO, Patrick Nangle, about his journey into [...]

Co-operatives First & Indigenous Technical Services Co-op

April 16th, 2019|0 Comments

About five years ago, Federated Co-ops Limited, (FCL) a very large player in the co-operative sector in Western Canada, became concerned about the lack of co-op development in rural and Indigenous communities. So they asked The Centre for the Study of Co-operatives at the University of Saskatoon, to find out [...]

Everything for Everyone: Nathan Schneider and the Sharing Economy

February 25th, 2019|0 Comments

On this episode of Each For All, we talk to Nathan Schneider, author of Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition that Is Shaping the Next Economy, about this new book. We go from talking about Nathan's own familial experience in owning a co-op, to the unrecognized role of leadership in [...]

The Aron Theatre Co-operative

February 5th, 2019|0 Comments

What does a small town do when its single-screen movie house is about to close? Turn it into a dollar store? Say "that was then, this is now?" Stay home and watch Netflix? Have a listen as the folks in Campbellford, Ontario share an alternative scenario - one rooted in [...]

Vancity Leads on Diversity & Inclusion/Upper Columbia Co-op Council News

February 5th, 2019|0 Comments

How do you ensure your workforce reflects your diverse membership? Then create a workplace culture that values differences, safety, collaboration and pays a living wage? Well, the Board of Directors at Vancity Savings Credit Union has made a commitment to diversity and inclusion, according to Chair Anita Braha. Listen to [...]

Curious about Co-ops? We’re here to help

February 1st, 2019|0 Comments

If 2019 is the year you want to explore the world of co-operatives in greater depth, Each For All can help you out.   First, listen as Lisa Furfaro of the BC Co-op Association and Erin Hancock of Saint Mary's University share their co-operative journeys and recommendations for getting started. [...]

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Co-operative Congress 2018

September 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Each For All was sponsored to attend this year's Co-operative Congress held in Victoria June 19-21, 2018. Today we'll bring you some of the sounds and stories from the conference, including coverage of the five young co-operators who could attend as a result of the Ian MacPherson Legacy Fund.

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Top Co-op Issues 2018 / A Silent Transformation

August 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Public awareness of the co-operative business model continues to be top of mind for co-operators across Canada. What better way to share the power of co-ops than through film? Tonight we take a deep dive into this theme.

Paper Sessions: CASC 2018 – CASC Preview, Trends in Credit Union Mergers, & The Case of Prairie Dog Magazine

July 10th, 2018|0 Comments

This show is our first in depth look at the 2018 CASC Conference that took place at the University of Regina from May 30th to June 1st, 2018.

Each For All: The Co-operative Connection is a one-hour weekly current affairs and advocacy program bringing you profiles, interviews, and reports from the world of co-ops and social economy organizations.

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