Vancouver Food Bank launches Goodly social enterprise The Greater Vancouver Food Bank has launched Goodly Foods, a social enterprise addressing wasted food in B.C. Goodly Foods is a unique initiative that aims to develop a viable social enterprise repurposing surplus produce from local suppliers, while creating supportive community employment opportunities. The goal of the project [...]
Co-op activates relief fund for B.C.’s wildfire evacuees Wildfires continue to grow and spread across B.C. — and they have put thousands of people on evacuation orders, who must be ready to leave their homes on short notice. Emergency Support Services are now available in the communities of Burns Lake, Prince George, and Quesnel. And [...]
Replacing the Greyhound Bus might involve co-ops Community co-ops or a hybrid of private and public buses might be solutions to B.C.’s sudden Greyhound bus crunch, say transportation professionals and experts. Greyhound announced it is pulling out of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba by the end of October, leaving governments, passengers and local bus [...]
Public awareness of the co-operative business model continues to be top of mind for co-operators across Canada. What better way to share the power of co-ops than through film? Tonight we take a deep dive into this theme.
B.C. solar power industry—including co-ops—still bright despite regulatory changes B.C.'s solar power industry is looking on the bright side despite recent changes from BC Hydro designed to scale back growing surpluses of consumer-produced power. Greg Dueck, a solar consultant with Peace Energy Co-op in Dawson Creek, in northeastern B.C., said net zero power usage is [...]