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Tele-learning Session: Investment Shares in Co-ops – May 19, 2015

This session, offered jointly by CWCF and CoopZone, covered the following areas: * The nature of preferred shares, terms & conditions – the basics that should be in every preferred share, all the issues around redemption (e.g., is it possible to structure preferred shares so that they are redeemable in part, and not to all…

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CWCF adopts Climate Change Statement in the Lead-Up to the UN Climate Conference in Paris

CWCF calls for an agreement in Paris that includes the following elements: Commitment to 100% renewable future by 2050, Mutual Support, Equity and self-responsibility,Fair Compensation, the Common Good, and Openness and Transparency. CWCF encourages its members and partners to adopt a similar position.   150716_CWCF statement on climate change_final

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Cooperatives active in the construction sector showing the path to the formal economy in Canada

This article was written by CWCF upon request from the international worker co-operative organization, CICOPA, for a series on co-ops and the informal economy. The Fourth Pig and Les Constructions Ensemble are featured here. Click here to read this in English, French, or Spanish. CICOPA’s Bruno Roelants will be presenting to the International Labour Organization…

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