Monthly Archives: November 2018

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Co-op News for November 27, 2018

City of Vancouver calls for non-profit housing boost The City of Vancouver is encouraging the B.C. government to explore options for transitioning private rental homes into non-profit or co-op ownership, as one way to solve the housing affordability crisis. The idea was among recommendations made in a letter from a senior Vancouver official to the [...]

By |2018-11-28T18:18:41+00:00November 27th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for November 20, 2018

Arctic Co-op reassures residents following fire The Arctic Co-op is providing reassurance to the community of Iqualuit following a fire that hit that a major grocery store in the town, in Canada’s Nunavut Territory. Since the fire, the whole co-op network has been using its collective capacity for procurement, logistics and staffing to ensure that [...]

By |2018-12-08T15:25:15+00:00November 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for November 13, 2018

B.C government moves ahead with 4,900 new rental homes The B.C. government today said help is on the way for people in 42 communities as the province moves forward with more than 4,900 new affordable mixed-income rental homes as part of the Building BC: Community Housing Fund. The new homes are designed to address the [...]

By |2018-11-13T19:19:48+00:00November 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for November 6, 2018

Coast Capital becomes B.C.’s first federal credit union Coast Capital Savings has been given approval by the federal Minister of Finance to become a federal credit union, effective November 1, 2018. The approval follows an extensive review, which assessed Coast Capital’s ability and readiness to meet the standards of a federally-regulated financial institution. Coast Capital [...]

By |2018-11-06T20:12:26+00:00November 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments