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CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE AMERICAS CICOPA TO THE 3rd COOPERATIVE SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

The continental section of the International Organization of Industrial, Artisanal and Service Producers’ Cooperatives (CICOPA-Americas) has seen in a very promising way the thematic agenda proposed by ICA-Americas for the III Cooperative Summit of the Americas to be held in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, early next November. There is no doubt the call “for integration…

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UnionCo-ops Council of U.S. Federation of Worker Co-ops ANNUAL REPORT 2014*

UnionCo-ops Council of U.S. Federation of Worker Co-ops ANNUAL REPORT 2014* Conference Calls The UnionCo-ops Council of U.S. Federation of Worker Co-ops held monthly conference calls (except August) with a high attendance of twenty-two people, a low attendance of five people, and an average attendance of 12.27 people. Participation People from the following states and…

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CWCF Worker Co-op Awards

Award for Worker Co-op Best Practices The Worker Co-op Best Practices Award goes to a worker co-operative which has demonstrated best practices in governance and/or operations, including in upholding the values and principles of the co-operative movement within their co-operative, and has shared, or is willing to share their experience and learnings with other worker…

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New Worker Co-op Members

CWCF is growing!  We are thrilled to report that in the last few months, five new worker co-op members have joined. THAAT Co-op, Hamilton, ON; www.thaat.coop  (“The Hammer Active Alternative Transportation Co-operative Inc.”). Unite Strategy Digital Marketing Worker Co-op, Saskatoon, SK; www.unitecoop.com. LeftHand Media Co-op, Burnaby, BC ; www.lhmc.ca. Victory Gardens Co-op, Vancouver; www.victorygardensvancouver.ca. Viridian…

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Supporting Neechi Commons-symbolizing how Aboriginal People can regain control

Dear friends,  Open Letter to Winnipeg Re: NEECHI COMMONS This letter is being circulated by the Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation on behalf of the signatories listed below.  These individuals are active in a cross section of co-operative and community economic development organizations as well as in universities. The letter is intended to let you know…

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Video about CWCF and Worker Co-ops

Recently Hazel Corcoran, Executive Director for CWCF, was interviewed for a video series being produced by The Co-operators; a leading Canadian-owned co-operative with over 65 years of history. Members include co-operatives and credit union centrals from communities across the country,representing a variety of sectors. The video is now availabe on YouTube here. The french version is also available here.

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