Our producer Paul MacDonald recently spoke with Senator Lucie Moncion about what is going on federally with co-operatives, and what can be done to support credit unions and co-ops at the federal level.
News B.C. government investing in affordable homes in the Downtown Eastside The Government of British Columbia says it is investing in people in the Downtown Eastside with approximately 450 units of affordable rental housing being constructed for low- to moderate-income households. These units are being funded through the government’s Budget 2017 Update, which included a [...]
My Mountain Co-op (MMC) is Canada's first non-profit community service ski co-op. It's a non-profit community service co-operative with the purpose of providing recreational opportunities via the Shames Mountain Ski area while striving to enhance the health and quality of life of the communities in the region.
News People’s Co-op Book Store gets a reprieve Last month, thePeople’s Co-op Book Store in Vancouver issued a notice stating that they would be going out of business at the end of this month. Founded in 1945, the bookstore moved to Commercial Drive in 1983 and has been an important part of the Drive’s cultural [...]
Tonight we speak with Vanessa Hammond on the building of the Health Care Co-op sector and with Chris Nichols, Operations Coordinator and Co-Founder Woodshop Workers Co-op, on the health of the Worker Co-op sector in BC and beyond. Listen in!
News Profit up for Federated Co-operatives Profits are up for the largest co-operative in Western Canada, and so is the amount of money the co-op is returning to members. Federated Co-operatives Limited recently reported earning $575 million on revenues totaling $9.8 billion in 2017. This compares with the $515 million in profit it made during [...]
What’s in store for co-ops in Canada for 2018? Find out with John Kay (BCCA and Realize Strategies), Thom Armstrong (CHFBC) and Ross Gentleman (CCEC and CuFutures.ca).
News Affordable Housing Agency Gets a Makeover Canada's federal housing agency is getting a makeover as the Liberal government looks to cement the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. as a vehicle to deliver more affordable housing to millions of Canadians. The federal Liberals have named seven new members to the CMHC board of directors as [...]