Canadian Co-operative Investment Fund makes first investments The Canadian Co-operative Investment Fund has approved the first four investments from its $25 million fund. And a B.C. co-op is among those investments. The Kootenay Country Store Co-op in Nelson, B.C. moved to a new store in 2016. It added a new food services department and seating [...]
News Co-op Housing Federations meets in Victoria, celebrates 50th Over 700 housing co-op members and staff from across Canada met last week in Victoria for the 50th Annual Meeting of the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada. Participants gathered at the Victoria Conference Centre to learn, network and celebrate the recent success of their four-year advocacy [...]
News Vancouver Island pre-school co-op could be closing A rent increase from the local school district could force one of Western Canada’s oldest school houses — and a pre-school co-op — to close its doors. The Strawberry Vale Co-op Preschool currently pays $230 a month for its working space in Saanich, outside of Victoria. But [...]
In this show Each For All host Dale McGladdery discusses Fair Trade co-ops with Professor Darryl Reed of York University, and the impact of Walmart on farmer co-ops in Nicaragua with Dr. Sara Elder, Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellow.
The Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) fifth annual Co-operative Congress is taking place in Victoria, British Columbia, June 19–21, 2018. Host Sandy Goldman gets an overview of the Co-Op Congress from Paul Cabaj, the CMC Manager of Co-operative Development and Strategic Partnerships.