Monthly Archives: July 2019

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Co-op News July 30, 2019

Desjardin announces life-long identify protection for privacy members Desjardin announced free and automatic data theft protection for all of their clients. This comes after the major data breach affecting some 2.7 members. The protection plan includes up to $50,000 in financial compensation for expenses related to data theft, and identity theft insurance.   https://www.thenews.coop/140971/sector/banking-and-insurance/desjardins-announces-identity-theft-protection-members/ https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/privacy-breach-desjardins-announces-identity-theft-protection-for-all-caisse-members-888333022.html [...]

By |2019-07-31T15:59:22-08:00July 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

From the Archives: Umbrella Multicultural Health Co-operative

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  Umbrella Multicultural Health Co-operative is a member-driven not-for-profit health services organization. Their members are people who face barriers to [...]

By |2019-07-25T13:41:21-08:00July 25th, 2019|Show|0 Comments

Co-op News July 23, 2019

Unions Boycott Westminster Savings Credit Union The BC Federation of Labour has called for a boycott of Westminster Savings Credit Union. The credit union plans to close its Shaughnessy Station branch in Port Coquitlam. The branch has been on strike since January. Westminster Savings denies the branch closure has anything to do with the unionized [...]

By |2019-07-25T08:29:52-08:00July 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Co-op News For July 16, 2019

Parliamentary committee on public safety set to take up Desjardins data breach   The House of Commons public safety and national security committee met this week to discuss data breaches. The meeting came about because of issues from the Desjarden data breach we reported on last month. They discussed how to prevent future breaches and [...]

By |2019-07-23T08:34:14-08:00July 23rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

From the Archives: Start UP! Your Class Co-operative

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  In this episode we tell you everything you need to know about the Start UP! Your Class Co-operative, a BC [...]

By |2019-07-16T16:32:17-08:00July 18th, 2019|Show|0 Comments

From the Archives: The Bus Co-op

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  In 2014, members of the Langley Senior Resources Society, the Langley Lodge (operated by the Langley Care Society) [...]

By |2019-07-16T19:37:58-08:00July 11th, 2019|Show|0 Comments

Co-op News for July 9, 2019

Government Safety and Security Committee Will Discuss Desjardin Privacy Breach Last month Desjardin disclosed a security breach affecting 2.9 million of their members. Private information including names, birthdays, social insurance numbers and addresses were illegally given to a third party. This information can be used by criminals for crimes such as identity fraud. Two class [...]

By |2019-07-09T22:30:14-08:00July 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Co-operative Ride-Sharing with Eva Co-op

Eva ride sharing co-operative launched just 8 weeks ago in Montréal, directly trying to challenge the Uber and Lyft status quo. Unique to Eva is its basis on blockchain and the co-operative model. We had a talk with Dardan Isufi, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, about what these innovative co-operators are trying to achieve. With [...]

By |2019-07-09T21:01:35-08:00July 9th, 2019|Show|0 Comments

From the Archives: Co-op Housing Federation of Canada

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  The Co-op Housing Federation of Canada (CHF) is the organized voice of the Canadian co-operative housing movement. Founded in 1968, [...]

By |2019-07-03T14:05:04-08:00July 4th, 2019|Show|0 Comments

Co-op News for July 2, 2019

Real English Victoria Closes Some sad news this week about a unique English-language school and worker co-op in Victoria. Real English Victoria has permanently closed after three years of teaching English based on students’ real needs, not a prescribed and often irrelevant curriculum which can be the case in many other schools. Finances seem to [...]

By |2019-07-02T20:18:26-08:00July 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments