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Co-op News for July 9, 2019

Government Safety and Security Committee Will Discuss Desjardin Privacy Breach Last month Desjardin disclosed a security breach affecting 2.9 million of their members. Private information including names, birthdays, social insurance numbers and addresses were illegally given to a third party. This information can be used by criminals for crimes such as identity fraud. Two class [...]

By |2019-07-09T22:30:14+00:00July 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for July 2, 2019

Real English Victoria Closes Some sad news this week about a unique English-language school and worker co-op in Victoria. Real English Victoria has permanently closed after three years of teaching English based on students’ real needs, not a prescribed and often irrelevant curriculum which can be the case in many other schools. Finances seem to [...]

By |2019-07-02T20:18:26+00:00July 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Co-op News June 25

Federated Co-ops donates $2M to Communities In the spirit of giving back to the communities it serves, Federated Co-ops Limited has donated a record $2 million this year to improve public spaces in Western Canada. The funds will go to 26 projects such as playgrounds, skating rinks, early learning centres and community gardens through the [...]

By |2019-06-28T12:30:17+00:00June 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Co-op News May 28

Federated Co-op Buying Ethanol Plant in Saskatchewan Federated Co-ops Limited is preparing for the incoming national clean fuel standard by purchasing an ethanol plant in Belle Plaine, Saskatchewan. FCL's vice president of strategy Pam Skotnitsky says the plan is to make the plant more efficient at carbon capture and storage technologies. Currently, the facility converts [...]

By |2019-07-09T18:23:02+00:00May 29th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Each For All News- May 21

Smart Cities Challenge. The  Government of Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge  has awarded millions of dollars in funding to implement innovative technology to help communities better the lives of their residents. The winning grant prizes included $5 million to Bridgewater, N.S., $10 million to Nunavut communities, another $10 million to Guelph, Ont., and $50 million to [...]

By |2019-05-21T19:17:39+00:00May 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Co-op News April 30

Co- Creston Co-op Gets Provincial Funding. The Creston & District Community Investment Co-op is now getting financial support from the provincial government. Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall, , was in Creston on Thursday to hand over $100,000 to help CICs with expenses as they expand throughout the Kootenay-Columbia region. Mungall said that she is glad to [...]

By |2019-04-30T20:15:03+00:00April 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Co-op News, April 16

BCCA announces new Executive Director! Andrea Harris will be joining the BCCA as it’s new Executive Director.  Harris has a strong background in the co-op sector; she has worked as a co-op developer and academic, and she spent 15 years at Vancity in various senior leadership roles, including most recently as Director of Member and Community Insights. [...]

By |2019-04-16T20:08:52+00:00April 16th, 2019|News|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

Co-op News for April 2, 2019.

Another Award for Co-ops! The Co-operators has been awarded the highest ranking of the J.D. Power 2019 Canada Home Insurance Study for overall customer satisfaction in the Atlantic/Ontario region and ranked second overall in the Western region. The J.D. Power study measures overall customer satisfaction with Canadian home insurers, examining five critical factors: product/policy offerings, price, [...]

By |2019-04-03T15:18:18+00:00April 3rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for March 19, 2019

Federal Budget Highlights. The 2019 Federal Budget was presented March 19/2019. Highlights include: * $1.25 billion over three years for a First Time Home Buyer Incentive, along with other measures that will ease Canadians’ entry into the real estate market. The First Time Home Buyer Incentive – is an interest-free shared mortgage with the Canada [...]

By |2019-04-03T09:25:20+00:00April 3rd, 2019|News|0 Comments