Monthly Archives: February 2020


Co-operative News February 25, 2020

Black Groups in Toronto want to launch credit union As Black History month winds down next weekend, we have news of some African Canadian organizations attempting to get a Pan-African Credit Union off the ground in Toronto. Adaoma Patterson, president of The Jamaican Canadian Association, says the goal is to provide financial services to Blacks [...]

By |2020-02-26T07:24:33-08:00February 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Co-operative News February 18, 2020

Call For Credit Union Hosts Across Canada The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada is looking for credit unions to host participants for its 18th edition of the Women’s Mentorship Program. This is a unique opportunity to support women credit union managers from Africa, Asia and the Americas. This year’s program runs from June 4-13 in [...]

By |2020-02-19T08:03:04-08:00February 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Victoria Women In Need Co-operative (WIN)

  Since 1991, the Victoria Women in Need Co-operative has been supporting women along their journey between crisis and wellness. WIN does this by collecting and reselling donated goods in their five shops in Victoria and Langford. The revenue from these sales, together with financial donations, fund five empowerment programs for women. WIN is there [...]

By |2020-02-17T11:47:53-08:00February 15th, 2020|Show|0 Comments

From the Archives: The Role of Co-ops in Sustainable Development

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, on the occasion of the 2016 International Day of Co-operatives, July 2nd 2016, said: “I urge Governments to create an enabling environment for cooperatives to thrive and grow. Let us harness the power of co-operatives to achieve the SDGs and create a world of dignity and opportunity for all."

By |2020-02-10T16:58:30-08:00February 11th, 2020|Show|0 Comments

Co-operative News February 4, 2020

Unifor and FCL Remain at Odds Today, Feb. 4, is Day 61 of the labour dispute between Unifor 594 and Federated Co-ops Limited at the Co-op Refinery in Regina with no end in sight. Bargaining resumed Jan. 31 after Unifor removed barricades around the refinery complex. Talks broke down later that evening and barricades went [...]

By |2020-02-05T08:42:14-08:00February 5th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Co-operative News Feb. 1, 2020

Vancouver Releases Co-op Lease Discussion Paper On January 28, 2020, the City of Vancouver released its long-awaited discussion paper on co-op lease renewals just as many of these leases are about to expire. The paper repeats the City’s commitment “to preserve and grow the number of co-op homes across Vancouver.” It also sets out four [...]

By |2020-02-01T08:44:04-08:00February 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments