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16Oct 2019

Co-operative News October 15, 2019

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It’s Canadian Co-op Week - Oct 13th to 19th!  Co-op Week has been celebrated by francophones throughout Canada since 1958. In 1981 celebrations were held among anglophone co-ops in the Maritimes and Saskatchewan. The event [...]

22Sep 2019

Co-op News September 17, 2019

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Cheese Co-op Closing after 134 years The Pine River Cheese and Butter Co-operative in Kincardine, Ontario is closing its doors after 134 years. 25 employees are out of work.   The board of the farmer-owned [...]

4Sep 2019

Co-op News Sep. 3, 2019

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Brave Technology Co-op Wins $1 million to Help Drug Crisis Congratulations to Vancouver based Brave Technology Co-op. Brave is one of four winning proposals to Ohio’s Opioid Technology Challenge. Each winner receives one million dollars [...]

28Aug 2019

Co-op News August 27, 2019

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Financial Boost for Young Co-operators Canada’s young co-operators received a big boost Aug. 27 with the announcement of $38 million in federal funding for those who want to start co-operative businesses. The funds are a [...]

23Aug 2019

Co-op News August 20, 2019

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Calgary Co-op Opts Out of FCL Food Purchasing System This week Calgary Co-op informed Federated Co-operatives Limited (F-C-L) that it will begin buying food from a private company early next year. Calgary co-op represents the [...]

7Aug 2019

Co-op News August 6, 2019

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Calgary Co-op To Expand Compostable Bag Program   The Calgary Co-op marked Earth Day this year by introducing a compostable bag program and charging a 5 cent fee for plastic bags. Since then, the Co-op [...]