- Co-op & Mutuals Make Best Employer List
Seven co-ops and mutuals are on the 2017 Aon Best Employers list. They are Libro Credit Union, Mouvement Desjardin, The Co-operators, Blueshore Financial, NorWest Co-op Community Health, Cornerstone Credit Union, and Kindred Credit Union. Desjardin, The Co-operators, and Kindred Credit Union have been on the list for more than five years.
- Ontario Co-op Gets $150,000 in Federal Funding
The Government of Canada is giving the Ontario Natural Food Co-operative $150,000. The money will be used to provide training and help the expansion of co-ops in the area. This is part of a $638,000 package to support the development of enterprises in the Sudbury region. The funding is provided through the Northern Ontario Development Program.
- Vancouver SOUP
Wednesday November 15, 2016
Soup is a community support event that brings people together over a meal. Four groups pitch, you meet interesting people, you vote, you eat, and the winning group takes the proceeds from the door.
- Wood Shop Workers Co-op / Vancouver East Side Culture Crawl
Thursday November 17 – Sun Nov 20
Tour their workshop and meet the staff.
Workshop tour Shop Tour and Deconstruction Demo at 2 pm on Saturday November 19th.
- Media Democracy Days
Saturday November 19, 2016
Media Democracy Days brings together media makers, activists, and educators, to celebrate independent media and social change.
- Vancouver Co-op Radio AGM
Sunday November 20, 2016 @ 1pm
Registration starts at 12:30.
- CHFBC AGM
Sunday November 20, 2016
This session is open to the public, by donation. RSVP is required.
- Co-op Cafe
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @ 8am
Join fellow co-operators for morning coffee and conversation. Location is yet to be announced.
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