Monthly Archives: April 2018


Co-op News for April 24, 2018

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 [...]

By |2018-11-04T17:17:19-08:00April 24th, 2018|News|0 Comments

ZooShare (North America’s 1st Zoo-Biogas Plant)

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.

By |2018-08-20T20:37:17-07:00April 22nd, 2018|Show|0 Comments

Vancouver Renewable Energy Co-operative (VREC)

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.

By |2018-08-20T20:37:41-07:00April 22nd, 2018|Show|0 Comments

Co-op News for April 17, 2018

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 [...]

By |2018-11-04T17:17:19-08:00April 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for April 10, 2018

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 [...]

By |2018-11-04T17:17:19-08:00April 10th, 2018|News|1 Comment