Monthly Archives: June 2018


Co-op News for June 19, 2018

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 [...]

By |2018-06-19T19:59:22-07:00June 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for June 12, 2018

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 [...]

By |2018-06-12T20:11:22-07:00June 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for June 5, 2018

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 [...]

By |2018-11-04T17:17:19-08:00June 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

CASC Showcase: CASC 101 / Walmart & Nicaraguan Farm Co-ops / Fairtrade Co-ops

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.

By |2018-11-04T17:17:19-08:00June 4th, 2018|Show|0 Comments

Co-operative Congress 2018 Preview

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.

By |2018-08-20T20:34:35-07:00June 3rd, 2018|Show|0 Comments