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From the Archives: Community Currencies

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  Where does money come from? What is its inherent value? How can communities create their own local currency, [...]

By |2019-06-13T14:55:11+00:00June 13th, 2019|Show|0 Comments

From the Archives: Marty Frost, Developing Co-operatives with Devco

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  In this episode of Each For All, we talk to Marty Frost, a prolific member of the co-op [...]

By |2019-06-06T16:28:32+00:00June 6th, 2019|Show|0 Comments

2019 CASC Conference and CMC Congress Previews

La Belle Province is the place to be this year as co-operators gather to share knowledge, best practices, and inspire each other to continue the hard work of ensuring the co-operative sector is responsive to community needs. June 18-20 is the sixth annual Co-ops and Mutuals Canada Congress (CMC) and it will be held in [...]

By |2019-05-22T16:57:38+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Show|0 Comments

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

Modo Co-op: A Conversation With Patrick Nangle, CEO

Modo is the first car-sharing co-operative in North America, incorporated in 1997 in Vancouver, BC.  It recently had its AGM, where sustainable growth and commitment to its members seemed to be main themes of the night.  In this episode we talk to Modo's CEO, Patrick Nangle, about his journey into the co-op world, what some [...]

By |2019-05-05T23:12:30+00:00May 3rd, 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

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

Everything for Everyone: Nathan Schneider and the Sharing Economy

On this episode of Each For All, we talk to Nathan Schneider, author of Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition that Is Shaping the Next Economy, about this new book. We go from talking about Nathan's own familial experience in owning a co-op, to the unrecognized role of leadership in co-ops, to youth engagement and [...]

By |2019-02-25T16:19:05+00:00February 25th, 2019|Show|0 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