News Invitation to join Co-operative Development Foundation Engagement Community The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada is now accepting expressions of interest to join its Engagement Committee. This Committee helps staff generate volunteer, financial and technical assistance resources through the expansion of current donor and volunteer relationships and the cultivation of new relationships with the Canadian co-operative [...]
Each For All host Robin Puga gets the latest Housing, Co-op, and Financial sector news with guests Thom Armstrong, Executive Director, Co-operative Housing Federation of BC (CHF BC); Patrice Pratt, Managing Director BC Cooperative Association; and Ross Gentleman, Former General Manager of CCEC Credit Union.
News Order of Canada Recipient Says It Honours Work in Co-ops An Order of Canada inductee says he’s receiving the award for his work with the co-operative movement. Saskatchewan resident Harold E. Chapman was named to the Order of Canada on December 30th. Chapman has been involved with co-ops for 70 years. He was involved [...]
It’s the last show of the year! Join the team members Robin Puga, Dale McGladdery, Joshua Peterman, and Sandy Goldman as they talk about the 2016 Each For All highlights.
News Coast Capital Credit Union is Going Canada Wide In a December 14th special general meeting Coast Capital announced their members voted in favour of becoming a federal credit union. The next step is regulatory approval from a number federal organizations, including the Credit Union Deposit Insurance Corporation and Federal Minister of Finance. This is [...]
News The Kootenay Co-op Opens New Store The Kootenay Co-op has opened their new Nelson store. When they ran out of space in their old store the Kootenay Co-op made a bold move. They acquired an entire city block in downtown Nelson. The co-op not only tripled their store space, they also build 54 condo [...]
News NewCo-operatives and Mutuals Canada President The Board of Directors for Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada elected Doug Potentier as President and Board Chair. Potentier replaces Ms. Lucie Moncion. Moncion stepped down after she was appointed to the Senate of Canada. Potentier is from Victoria, BC and the representative of Federated Co-operatives Limited. http://canada.coop/en/news/cmc-appoints-doug-potentier-president Co-operative Housing [...]
News Liberal MP Tables Motion in Support of Co-ops Liberal MP Alexandra Mendès tabled a motion for promotion and support of Canada’s co-operative sector. Its designation is Motion M-100. Mrs. Mendès stated, “My motion calls on the Government of Canada to continue to recognise the important role that co-operatives play in the Canadian economy and [...]
News Lucie Moncion was sworn in as Senator on November 16th. Moncion was President of the CMC. As a senator she has to step down from this position. She’s been granted permission to finish her work before resigning from the CMC. She steps down. The Second Platform Cooperativism Conference was held in New York last [...]