News Mountain Equipment Co-op gets involved with scientific expeditions Canadian outdoor retailer Mountain Equipment Co-op, or MEC, is working with The Royal Canadian Geographical Society to kit out a series of important explorations. The expeditions will include journeys to remote cave systems, rivers and mountains, will be clothed and equipped by MEC, which was founded [...]
What is "cooperative federalism" and how does it impact the Trans Mountain pipeline? BC based aboriginal and constitutional lawyer Jack Woodward explains.
News Credit union steps up to help B.C. town The B.C. town of Grand Forks is in crisis—and the local credit union is helping out. Since early May, Grand Forks and region has been facing an extreme crisis with the overland flooding of two different rivers. Thousands of people have been evacuated, leaving their entire [...]
News Cannabis Co-op in Kootenays offers to buy grow site Cannabis plants could be replacing flowers and trees in the greenhouses of Georama Growers near Nelson, B.C., by next year. Kootenay Outdoor Producer Co-op hopes to sell local cannabis once it is legalized this summer. It has made a conditional offer to purchase the 20.5-acre [...]
Our friends at the Ontario Co-op Association are a wonderful crew of co-operators. We met up for a lengthy discussion of the exciting work they do to support co-ops in their province. Have a listen.