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Co-op News for October 30, 2018

Community Land Trust and City of Vancouver break ground on 140 units of co-op housing Last week, Thom Armstrong of the Community Land Trust and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson announced the groundbreaking for 140 new units of affordable co-op housing through the Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency. The new homes will be built on land on [...]

By |2018-10-30T19:45:14+00:00October 30th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for October 23, 2018

Columbia Valley Credit Union votes for a strike Following bargaining between B.C.’s Columbia Valley Credit Union and the USW union local, the two parties have reached an impasse. After meeting with the membership in Golden, B.C., a 100 per cent strike vote was returned in an overwhelming mandate to the union local. The issues at [...]

By |2018-11-04T17:17:18+00:00October 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for October 16, 2018

It’s co-op week! This week is co-op week, and it’s a great opportunity to get together and celebrate the diversity and potential of co-ops and credit unions across British Columbia. There are plenty of events happening throughout the week that you can take part in to learn more about the sector—and have fun at the [...]

By |2018-10-16T19:23:58+00:00October 16th, 2018|Staff Bio|0 Comments

Co-op News for October 9, 2018

Time running out for housing co-ops, says Vancouver mayoral candidate Independent Vancouver mayoral candidate Shauna Sylvester has delivered a petition to Mayor Gregor Robertson’s office, calling for the city of Vancouver to renew existing co-op leases, which are long overdue for renegotiation. The city has created a very precarious position for those living in co-ops [...]

By |2018-11-04T17:17:18+00:00October 9th, 2018|News|0 Comments