Monthly Archives: March 2022


Westman Communications Group

Westman Communications Group is a consumer co-op that formed in 1977 to bring cable television to southwestern Manitoba and since then has grown to serve 54 rural communities and 25,000 members. Its head office is in Brandon. Besides offering all the latest technology from high-speed internet, TV, streaming and phone services, the co-op ensures its [...]

By |2022-03-25T08:33:27-07:00March 22nd, 2022|Show|0 Comments

Mornington Communications Co-operative

Mornington has been serving rural residents in Perth County, Ontario, since 1919. It began as a municipal telephone system using operators and party lines. In 1964 direct dial technology came on board and in 1994, Mornington Municipal Telephone System became Mornington Communications Co-operative. With a head office in Milverton and satellite offices in Stratford, Wellesley [...]

By |2022-03-25T08:33:53-07:00March 22nd, 2022|Show|0 Comments

Ukrainian Agricultural Co-ops in Crisis! / Canadian Co-op Sector Update

Agricultural production cannot be disrupted mid-season, mid-process. Farmers are tied to their land and animals. So what happens to agricultural co-ops during war? Sofia Burtak and Iryna Volovyk, co-op developers with Ukraine's Coop Academy, explain what is has been like on the ground. This interview was recorded on March 1 with Sara Vicari of [...]

By |2022-03-17T09:04:49-07:00March 15th, 2022|Show|0 Comments

International Women’s Day! CDF staff in Ukraine / BCCA newcomers program

On International Women's Day, there is war in Ukraine and the world is realizing what that means for us all, for gender equality and for the co-operative movement.  CDF programs in Ukraine The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada has staff in the Ukraine working on the project Supporting Economic Prosperity for Women and Internally Displaced [...]

By |2022-03-13T22:20:07-07:00March 8th, 2022|Show|0 Comments

War in Ukraine! Housing sector update from CHFBC

When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, we reached out to members of the Ukrainian Canadian community for their reaction and guidance as to what all of us, as members of civil society, could do to make a difference. Eugene Lupynis, board member of the Ukrainian Community Society of Ivan Franko in Richmond, B.C. [...]

By |2022-03-13T18:07:32-07:00March 1st, 2022|Show|0 Comments