29Sep 2020

SaveMEC Campaign Goes To Court/Mobilizing for the Climate Emergency w Seth Klein

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Show|0 Comments! Each For All continues its search for answers as to how we can stop this from happening again. We begin with an update on the legal battles being waged by members with the support of the Canadian co-operative sector. As well, our producer Vesta interviews Seth Klein whose new book A GOOD WAR: MOBILIZING CANADA FOR THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY is getting plenty of attention.

22Sep 2020

MEC Members Bypassed in Sale of Assets to U.S. Firm

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On Monday September 14, news broke that Mountain Equipment Co-op's board of directors had unanimously approved a deal to sell MEC's assets to a private U.S. firm.  MEC never asked its members (more than 5 million) to weigh in. What happened to Co-operative Principle #2 - Democratic Member Control? Listen in and find out.

18Sep 2020

Are the Kids Alright? K-12 Education and COVID-19

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In March, schools closed across Canada when COVID-19 took hold. Lessons moved online and parents pitched in when they could. All summer provincial premiers and public health officers promoted the importance of getting students back [...]

11Sep 2020

Post-Secondary Education and COVID-19

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Students and staff in post-secondary programs had to adapt quickly once COVID-19 lockdowns began in March. Over the course of a weekend, in person classes went online, not always a smooth transition, and facilities and [...]

4Aug 2020

Co-ops in the time of COVID – w/ John Kay, Thom Armstrong & Ross Gentleman / special guest Adam Trott

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This is our monthly checkin for August 4th, 2020. Panel guests are John Kay, Thom Armstrong and Ross Gentleman. We continue our discussion of the impact of COVID-19 on co-operatives. Special guest Adam Trott is the recent winner of St. Mary's University - International Centre for Co-operative Management's essay competition #Co-ops4JustEconomy.

30Jul 2020

Oasis Active Aging in Place – A Preventive Alternative to Long-Term Care – Part 2

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In Part 1 of this series, we introduced Oasis Senior Supportive Living which promotes aging in place for seniors with activities to combat social isolation and foster good health. Oasis began in one apartment building [...]