26Jun 2020

People’s Co-op Bookstore Celebrates 75th Anniversary, BC Agricultural Co-ops Adapt to “New Normal”

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Vancouver's People's Co-op Bookstore was created in 1945, just before the end of WWII. It has always served the community with books that are socially significant.  I spoke with Board Chair Laurel McBride about how [...]

24Jun 2020

Ryde Co-op Reaches Out, Canadian Centre for Study of Co-ops Creates Crisis Response Series

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"Our building is closed, but our hearts are open!" That's the motto these days of The Ryde Community Co-operative in rural Ryde, Ontario. Board President Nancy Cronin says COVID-19 has meant shuttering the beloved "little [...]

22Jun 2020

Nova Scotia Strong and Collaboration in Powell River, B.C. in the Time of Covid-19

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The people of Nova Scotia have worked together to remain strong through several major tragedies this Spring AND done so while also adapting to the "new normal" brought by COVID-19. We checked in with local [...]

21Jun 2020

How the Youth Excellence Society and Bridge City Bike Co-op Build Community in the Time of Covid-19

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The Youth Excellence Society (YES) has been providing leadership training to British Columbia's youth through the support of the province's co-operative and credit union sector for 45 years. This has continued through the COVID-19 pandemic [...]

16May 2020

Co-operative Politics in the Time of COVID-19

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Co-operation is replacing hyper-partisanship as Canadian politicians respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Can this become the "new normal?" And how will co-operative federalism work to tackle the glaring gaps in long-term care and paid sick [...]

11May 2020

Worker Co-op Recuperation and Revolution in Argentina

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Decades of research in the making, Dr. Marcelo Vieta's book, "Worker's Self-Management in Argentina: Contesting Neo-Liberalism by Occupying Companies, Creating Cooperatives, and Recuperating Autogestión" is a remarkable work of academic and political reporting.  Grounded in class struggle Marxism, [...]