Sandy Goldman

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About Sandy Goldman

I love radio and pursue stories about people and communities working together to solve challenges creatively and often, with a lot of heart. It's the human side of the co-op model that intrigues me. That and any chance to travel, especially to smaller locales, where folks seem to know that co-operating just makes good sense!

Empowering Women Credit Union Managers

  Did you know that since 2002, more than 239 women managers of overseas financial co-operatives have come to Canada each year for a unique training opportunity? The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF) created the Women's Mentorship Program to empower participants so they can make a difference in their home countries. From intensive training [...]

By |2019-05-16T08:30:08+00:00May 16th, 2019|Show|0 Comments

Co-operatives First & Indigenous Technical Services Co-op

About five years ago, Federated Co-ops Limited, (FCL) a very large player in the co-operative sector in Western Canada, became concerned about the lack of co-op development in rural and Indigenous communities. So they asked The Centre for the Study of Co-operatives at the University of Saskatoon, to find out why. Research revealed that more [...]

By |2019-04-18T12:06:03+00:00April 16th, 2019|Show|0 Comments

Co-op News April 9

Feds Get Feedback on Coops The federal government has released What We Heard: Motion 100 consultations which contains the consultations and submissions made by co-operators and stakeholders from April – November 2018. The general consensus is that Canada has an innovative co-op sector with great potential for growth. But several barriers are standing in the [...]

By |2019-04-10T10:14:05+00:00April 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Top Co-op Issues 2019 – Is the social economy overtaking the co-op model?

There are some surprising results in the 2019 Top Co-op Issues survey conducted by the Centre for the Study of Co-operatives at The University of Saskatchewan. For the first time, a growing number of respondents are voicing concerns about the co-operative sector getting lost in the renewed interest around the social economy. And once more, [...]

By |2019-04-10T09:56:29+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Show|2 Comments

The Aron Theatre Co-operative

What does a small town do when its single-screen movie house is about to close? Turn it into a dollar store? Say "that was then, this is now?" Stay home and watch Netflix? Have a listen as the folks in Campbellford, Ontario share an alternative scenario - one rooted in community-building, volunteerism and civic pride. [...]

By |2019-02-25T15:20:11+00:00February 5th, 2019|Show|0 Comments

Vancity Leads on Diversity & Inclusion/Upper Columbia Co-op Council News

How do you ensure your workforce reflects your diverse membership? Then create a workplace culture that values differences, safety, collaboration and pays a living wage? Well, the Board of Directors at Vancity Savings Credit Union has made a commitment to diversity and inclusion, according to Chair Anita Braha. Listen to the first half of our [...]

By |2019-02-06T13:47:17+00:00February 5th, 2019|Show|0 Comments

Curious about Co-ops? We’re here to help

If 2019 is the year you want to explore the world of co-operatives in greater depth, Each For All can help you out.   First, listen as Lisa Furfaro of the BC Co-op Association and Erin Hancock of Saint Mary's University share their co-operative journeys and recommendations for getting started. Find an event, a co-operative [...]

By |2019-02-05T20:25:17+00:00February 1st, 2019|Show|0 Comments

Co-operative Congress 2018

Each For All was sponsored to attend this year's Co-operative Congress held in Victoria June 19-21, 2018. Today we'll bring you some of the sounds and stories from the conference, including coverage of the five young co-operators who could attend as a result of the Ian MacPherson Legacy Fund.

By |2018-11-04T17:17:18+00:00September 25th, 2018|Show|0 Comments

Top Co-op Issues 2018 / A Silent Transformation

Public awareness of the co-operative business model continues to be top of mind for co-operators across Canada. What better way to share the power of co-ops than through film? Tonight we take a deep dive into this theme.

By |2018-11-04T17:17:18+00:00August 14th, 2018|Show|0 Comments