This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated. In this episode we'll be doing a triple community showcase! The East End Food Co-op, Vancouver SOUP, and [...]
- 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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The Segment:Selected excerpts from the evening, including each of the presentations.Interview with Vancouver Soup winner Wes Wong, STEM Mentoring Cafe.Interview with Kerrie O’Donnell, Director, Vancouver Soup.Vancouver Soup is micro-crowdfunding with a meal and a game [...]