We're pleased to bring you a series of interviews from the 25th Anniversary AGM of the Canadian Worker Co-op Federation. Each For All producers Josh Peterman and I attended the conference and asked three questions: - Who are you? - What is your co-op? - What advice would you have for someone wanting to start a co-op like yours?
This year our co-op joined the Canadian Worker Co-op Federation and attended the 25th Anniversary AGM. It was an immense amount of fun and so interesting to meet people from across the country who are following their passions.
On tonight’s show our panel is:Patrice Pratt, Manager Director (and President) of the British Columbia Co-operative AssociationThom Armstrong, Executive Director, CHFBCShares the latest news on co-op housing developments and on the challenges facing our local [...]
At Each for All we are elated to hear the news that the federal Liberals have allocated $30 million over the next two years to maintain the federally administered low-income housing subsidies for social housing providers, including housing co-ops. This is fantastic news for our local housing co-ops! And is the direct result of the [...]
Introduction On tonights show we have:Co-op sector check-inKevin Harding, Director, Co-op Development, BCCAhttp://bcca.coop/Health Sector Check-InVanessa Hammond, Chair, Health Care Co-operatives Federation of Canadahttp://healthcoopscanada.coop/Topics include:Kevin segmentWhat’s new in the BC Co-op SectorPlans for the FallNew Co-ops starting in BCPost Election Topics: All-Party Co-operative Caucus meetingsElection Issues related to co-ops:Canadian Co-operative Investment Fund (CCIF)You Hold The Key Campaign [...]
IntroductionWelcome to Each for All: The Co-operative ConnectionTonight’s show we will learn about The Co-operators insurance with: Lorri Farquharson Petrie, Associate District ManagerKawkab Jamal, Insurance/Financial Advisor We’re going to start the show off withBroken Social Scene’s Pacific Theme Topics include:https://www.youtube.com/user/CooperatorsInsuranceHow does insurance work? Types of insurance. Quick history and landscape of insurance in Canada.Background of The Co-operators insurance [...]
IntroductionOn tonights show we have:Ross Gentleman - BSc in math and an MBAinvolved in financial institution regulation for 16 yearsinvolved in managing a not-for-profit Tradeworks Training Society for eight years. worked with co-ops and credit unions around B.C. past treasurer Vision Vancouver's Ross Gentleman CCEC is a self described radical activist credit union on Commercial [...]
Introduction On tonights show we have:Recurring Segments - CHFBC - w/ Thom Armstrong from CHFBC Catherine McCreary (BCCA board member); We’re trying out some new educational segments which we’re calling our pearls of wisdom (until we find a better name) Tonight we have Catherine McCreary sharing her wisdom on effective member-organization boards and what it means [...]
May 4th, 2006Our first show introduces the co-operative model and the co-operative movement.Download the Show! Each for All - Episode 1 - Large (26MB) or, Each for All - Episode 1 - Smaller (11MB)In this episode we seek to answer the question on everyone’s mind: what is a co-op? where did this all start?First our [...]