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Ontario Co-operative Association/London Brewing Co-op

January 14th, 2022|0 Comments

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the way co-ops do business in Ontario? Are there new ways of collaborating or communicating that are leading to innovation and growth of the sector? That's what we put to Erin Morgan, Executive Director of the Ontario Co-operative Association. Have a listen as she [...]

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Co-ops Provide Relief During BC Storms/Affordable Housing Update

November 30th, 2021|0 Comments

Aerial shot of Abbotsford flooded November, 2021, brought British Columbia terrible storms, floods and mudslides in what already has been a year marked by a heat dome and wildfires. Hit particularly hard was the Fraser Valley, Merritt, Princeton and numerous First Nations communities.  The stories of neighbours coming [...]

Social Justice Co-op of Newfoundland and Labrador

November 14th, 2021|1 Comment

The Social Justice Co-op is a grassroots, non-profit, community co-op, dedicated to speaking out for social justice at home and abroad. It brings people and agencies together around a variety of issues such as fighting climate change, racism, colonialism, food insecurity, and poverty, just to name a few. All of [...]

Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Co-operatives

November 10th, 2021|0 Comments

People in Newfoundland and Labrador have a history of co-operating as they have long made their livelihood from the sea. On Fogo Island, on the rugged North East Coast, residents were asked back in 1967 whether they wanted to leave their beloved island and move to the mainland, or work [...]

Shift Delivery Worker Co-op/Food Stash Foundation

October 15th, 2021|0 Comments

Getting around Vancouver is becoming increasingly difficult as cars and trucks clog the streets, adding to carbon emissions, noise and frustration. But just look up for a minute and you'll see a revolution rolling by courtesy of Shift Delivery Coop. With its fleet of pedal powered trikes and electric cargo [...]

Prairie Co-ops Fight 4th Wave One Conversation At A Time

October 6th, 2021|0 Comments

In Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Delta variant is taking an increasing toll on the lives of residents and the health care system. Elective surgeries, diagnostics, transplants and other treatments, all considered life-saving, are being put on hold as patients, largely unvaccinated, are flooding intensive care beds, only freeing up capacity [...]

Empowering Indigenous Peoples/Tackling Climate Crisis

September 15th, 2021|0 Comments

Is any federal political party proposing a concrete plan with timelines and resources to move away from colonial-based relationships with First Nations, Inuit and Metis leading to empowerment and self-determination? Or implementing all the calls to action in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered [...]

Advocating for Co-ops/Vote Housing

September 9th, 2021|0 Comments

We spoke with Dan Brunette, Director of Advocacy and Partnerships with Co-ops and Mutuals Canada about CMC's work to raise awareness of the co-operative model with the federal government.  He offered several ideas that can be used by anyone who would like to leverage the current election period as means [...]

Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op Edmonton

July 19th, 2021|0 Comments

The challenges of being a refugee or immigrant are eased by members of the Multicultural Health Brokers Co-operative (MCHB) in Edmonton. What began as project bridging the gap between Chinese families and the health care system, has grown into a worker co-op comprised of more than 100 cultural brokers serving [...]

Saskatchewan Co-op Camp Road Trip Extravaganza!

July 9th, 2021|0 Comments

Co-operators in Saskatchewan have been running programs for youth to encourage their involvement in community and co-operative organizations since 1928. Activities have changed over the years but the focus continues to be on personal development, leadership, respect, co-operation, equality, interdependence and building strong relationships. All while having fun and with [...]

Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-op Nova Scotia

June 20th, 2021|0 Comments

JustUs! is Canada's first fair trade and organic coffee roaster founded in 1995.  Its work has always been focused on social and environmental justice using coffee as a vehicle for change. Organic agriculture, as practiced by small producer farm co-ops in the Global South, is vital to the well-being and [...]

Top Co-op Issues 2020

June 19th, 2021|0 Comments

This past year saw co-operatives rally to support their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit unions stepped up to waive fees and implement new services while food co-ops ensured their shelves were stocked with fresh, local fare. Co-ops showed how their democratic structure and putting people before profit makes a [...]

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Modo and Worker Co-ops: Co-ops leading social change, again!

June 1st, 2021|0 Comments

The team at Each for All stands in solidarity with Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc peoples. We respectfully mourn & join the calls for honouring the 215 Indigenous children through meaningful action & implementation of the Truth And Reconciliation Commission recommendations.  We broadcast from unceded, traditional and ancestral territories of the Musqueam, [...]

Affordable Housing Update/Calgary Community Fridge

May 29th, 2021|0 Comments

In British Columbia and across the country, affordable housing remains out-of-reach for many as there is not enough stock being built and older purpose-built rentals are being torn down or converted to pricey condos. Homelessness is increasing with people sheltering in parks, vehicles and on the streets. Even co-op housing [...]

Co-operative Enterprise Council of New Brunswick/Greater Dorchester Moving Forward Co-op

May 16th, 2021|0 Comments

The Co-operative Enterprise Council of New Brunswick (CECNB) helps strengthen local economies and build sustainable communities through co-operative and social enterprise development. It provides many services including training, routes to necessary capital and connections to partners across the country. CECNB is always looking ahead with youth engagement programs and business [...]

Matawa Health Co-operative

April 28th, 2021|0 Comments

The Matawa Health Co-operative (MHC) was created in 2017 to enhance existing services provided by the federal and provincial governments to the nine Matawa First Nations in northern Ontario.  This community-driven co-op supports Matawa members, both on reserve and in Thunder Bay. After numerous engagement sessions, members identified three main [...]

Saskatoon Community Clinic

April 12th, 2021|0 Comments

The Saskatoon Community Clinic is a health care co-operative that began in 1962 and played a pivotal role in the establishment of medicare in Canada. All of its work is community-driven, delivered by interdisciplinary teams and based on core values including collaboration, accountability, engagement, equity and being people-centered. Member input [...]

Tips for Increasing Youth Involvement in the Co-op Sector

April 12th, 2021|0 Comments

Youth engagement is vital to keeping the co-operative sector healthy and growing for years to come. Early leaders in the movement recognized this long ago and formed co-op camps for young people to introduce co-operative values and leadership opportunities. Such camps and year-round programs continue today, usually sponsored by credit [...]

United Manitoulin Islands Transit

March 29th, 2021|0 Comments

  Living on the largest freshwater island in the world, it's challenging to access shopping, school, work and community services without owning a car. Enter United Manitoulin Islands Transit (UMIT), a multi-stakeholder co-operative whose goal is to bring low-cost public transit to islanders and with that, revitalize the local economy. [...]

Peg City Car Co-op

March 29th, 2021|0 Comments

"Way cheaper than owning a car!" That's the motto of the Peg City Car Co-op in Winnipeg. This co-op began with three cars in June 2011 and now, on the cusp of its 10-year anniversary, has a fleet 60 vehicles, in 11 neighbourhoods and more than 2,000 members. Peg City [...]

Boomerang Co-op Montreal

March 21st, 2021|0 Comments

A brewery, a bakery and a worker co-op are collaborating to reduce food waste in Montreal. Boomerang Co-op takes the spent grain from the brewery, which is usually trucked off to landfill or farms, and instead dries it and mills it into flour for use by the bakery. The flour [...]

Amherst Island Radio in Ontario

February 22nd, 2021|0 Comments

At Each For All we enjoy reaching out to other independent radio stations and sharing their stories.  So it was a natural for producer Joshua Peterman to spend some time with Eric Tremblay, President and Brand Manager of Amherst Island Radio in Stella, Ontario, just west of Kingston. "Born in [...]

Community Seniors Co-operative O’Leary, P.E.I.

February 15th, 2021|0 Comments

Seniors in O'Leary, Prince Edward Island are going to benefit from the efforts of their community to build a new state-of-the-art residence and run it as a co-operative. The 50-room facility, right in the heart of town, will give local seniors affordable housing, provide lots of programming for residents and [...]

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