- Each For All Receives CCEC Credit Union 2017 Roger Inman Memorial Award
Each For All was awarded the CCEC Credit Union 2017 Roger Inman Memorial Award. We share the award with Girls Rock Camp Vancouver. The Each For All team stoked.
Here’s our announcement: Each For All shares 2017 Roger Inman Memorial Award
- Terminal City Glass Co-op has a new Executive Director
Laura Carey takes over from Holly Cruise as Executive Directory of Terminal City Glass Co-op. Laura Carey is an experienced arts administrator and is a self-described “booth brat”. She’s worked in a professional capacity with Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Circle Craft, and the Gallery of BC Ceramics. She also has experience with non-profits and volunteer boards. Former Executive Director Holly Cruise is a past guest. We wish her the best as she focuses on her art career. And congratulations to new Executive Director Laura Carey.
Show: Terminal City Glass Co-op – 2016 Follow-up
Show: Terminal City Glass Co-op – Feb 2015
- “We Own It” Campaign for Youth launched
The International Organisation of Industrial and Service Co-operatives and co-op agency Altgen have launched a new youth campaign. The “We Own It’ campaign will show youth that co-operatives are way to own and manage enterprises democratically. The campaign is funded by organizations around the world, including the Canadian Worker Co-op Federation.
CICOPA: WE OWN IT!: the campaign on youth coops entrepreneurship
Co-operative News: We Own It campaign calls on next generation to create worker co-ops
- Co-op Canada: “Tell us your story”
Tell us your story in 150 words. Co-op Canada has started a co-op awareness campaign around the Canada 150 celebration. Share your 150-word co-op story with them and they’ll share your post with Canada. 150 stories and photos will be featured in a commemorative journal.
- Open 2017
February 16 – 17, 2017
Open 2017 is a two day conference on Platform Cooperatives being organised in conjunction with Goldsmiths, University of London in the UK. Speakers include Stocksy CEO Brianna Wettlaufer from Victoria, BC.
- Victoria Health Co-op AGM
February 25, 2017
The Victoria Health Co-op invites everyone to their Health Fair and AGM on Saturday February 25th. Find out about their health and wellness services and meet other co-ops from the Victoria area. It’s 11am to 2pm at the Fairfield United Church.
- Groundswell Showcase Gala
Tuesday March 7, 2017 5:30pm
Groundswell’s 5th cohort of graduate entrepreneurs showcase their ventures. The general public is invited to see Vancouver’s newest entrants to the social economy.
- CHF Member Forum
March 20, 2017
This forum is open to CHF BC and CHF Canada members.
- Vancouver Soup
Thursday March 30, 2017
It’s a crowdfounding dinner of soup and salad where you vote for your favourite group. It’s a minimum $10 donation at the door and the winning group takes all.
- CHFBC Spring Education Conference
April 1, 2017
The Canadian Housing Federation of BC Spring Education Conference is April 1st. Conference details to be announced.
- CASC Annual Conference
May 30 to Jun 2, 2017
“The annual CASC conference is May 30th to Jun 2nd.
CASC is the Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation, and this is their annual conference. This year it’s at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. They invite proposals on the themes of economic, social, environmental, and organizational sustainability, “
- CHF Canada AGM
June 7 to June 10, 2017
In addition to AGM business there are workshops and networking opportunities. Over 750 co-op members, leaders and managers are expended to attend. This year’s AGM is in Niagra Falls, Ontario.
- BCCA AGM
June 16, 2017
- Co-operative Congress 2017
Tuesday June 20 – Thursday June 22, 2017
Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada is hosting co-operators from across the country in Ottawa, Ontario.
- Community Innovation & Social Enterprise Conference
12 Jul 2017 to 14 Jul 2017
The conference brings together practitioners, researchers, and community organizations to advance social entrepreneurship and improving community livelihoods.