News Co-op Housing Federation welcomes B.C. investment in community housing The Co-op Housing Federation of BC is praising the provincial government’s historic investment in the community housing sector. Last week, the government announced it will build 14,000 new affordable rental housing units over the next 10 years. This will be done through partnerships with non-profit [...]
ZooShare, a unique project that will soon be helping convert animal manure, or poo, from the Toronto Zoo and food waste from grocery stores into fertilizer and renewable power for the Ontario grid. We spoke with Daniel Bida, the executive director of ZooShare, to get the full poop, pun intended, on the project.
Renewable energy projects have been going on here in Vancouver for a number of years, thanks to the Vancouver Renewable Energy Co-operative, VREC. Vancouver Renewable Energy sells, installs and provides consulting services for renewable energy systems.
News Vancouver Mayoral Candidate Shauna Sylvester has co-op connections Shauna Sylvester, who is running in the election this fall to be the new mayor of Vancouver, has some solid co-op connections. Sylvester is the Executive Director of Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue. She is also a current board member of Mountain Equipment Co-op and [...]
News Co-op Congress coming up in Victoria Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada’s fifth Co-operative Congress will be taking place in Victoria, June 19 – 21. Congress 2018 will explore the theme "Co-operation in a Changing World", with content on economic and social change and how the co-operative model can become more relevant. This year’s program also includes [...]