News Housing conference focuses on partnerships Partnerships between non-profit housing providers, developers and municipalities were the focus of an affordable housing conference that was held in Richmond this week. The Housing Central conference welcomed more than 1,200 delegates to explore solutions to the province's housing crisis. The conference featured keynote speakers like Housing Minister Selina [...]
We hosted the entire class from BCIT’s post-secondary course Co-operatives and Community Development at Co-op Radio for a station orientation and a few for an interview.
News Seniors subject to financial abuse Vancity Credit Union has released a report that says more than one-third of seniors in Metro Vancouver don’t tell anyone when they’ve suffered financial abuse. The credit union report also reveals that the most common forms of financial abuse in B.C. reported were related to people exploiting seniors for [...]
News Tofino Co-op ranks number 1 in profitability B.C.’s own Tofino Consumers Co-operative Association has achieved the best relative financial performance in the Federated Co-op Limited network of 200 Co-ops spread across Western Canada. This is the second year running that the Tofino Co-op has posted the profitable result. General manager Mike Tomilin said the [...]