Josh speaks with Jack Lamon of Come As You Are. Come As You Are is Canada’s only worker co-operative sex-toy shop. Based in Toronto their online sales serve all of Canada. Topics include the development of sexual attitudes over the past 20 years, philosophies behind sexual health, the economic transition happening on Queen Street, and the decision to switch from brick and mortar to digital storefront.
We're pleased to bring you a series of interviews from the 25th Anniversary AGM of the Canadian Worker Co-op Federation. Each For All producers Josh Peterman and I attended the conference and asked three questions: - Who are you? - What is your co-op? - What advice would you have for someone wanting to start a co-op like yours?
This year our co-op joined the Canadian Worker Co-op Federation and attended the 25th Anniversary AGM. It was an immense amount of fun and so interesting to meet people from across the country who are following their passions.
During Spring Break 2016 I went to visit family in Toronto and do my first interview for Each for All. That's Reba Plummer, co-executive director of the Urbane Cyclist worker-coop which began in 1997. She's [...]