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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

Co-op News for December 11, 2018

Nunavut Co-op Pays Million Dollar Dividends The Naujat Co-op in Nunavut gave members dividend payments of over a million dollars. The co-op is the largest employer in the community of 1100. It has around 530 members. In addition to running the store, the co-op is the Calm Air agent, the cable TV provider, hotel owner, [...]

By |2018-12-11T20:30:10+00:00December 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for November 27, 2018

City of Vancouver calls for non-profit housing boost The City of Vancouver is encouraging the B.C. government to explore options for transitioning private rental homes into non-profit or co-op ownership, as one way to solve the housing affordability crisis. The idea was among recommendations made in a letter from a senior Vancouver official to the [...]

By |2018-11-28T18:18:41+00:00November 27th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for November 20, 2018

Arctic Co-op reassures residents following fire The Arctic Co-op is providing reassurance to the community of Iqualuit following a fire that hit that a major grocery store in the town, in Canada’s Nunavut Territory. Since the fire, the whole co-op network has been using its collective capacity for procurement, logistics and staffing to ensure that [...]

By |2018-12-08T15:25:15+00:00November 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Co-op News for November 13, 2018

B.C government moves ahead with 4,900 new rental homes The B.C. government today said help is on the way for people in 42 communities as the province moves forward with more than 4,900 new affordable mixed-income rental homes as part of the Building BC: Community Housing Fund. The new homes are designed to address the [...]

By |2018-11-13T19:19:48+00:00November 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments