Industry Canada – Co-operative Resources This information from the Federal Government is meant to help you navigate the world of co-operatives. This website contains general information that can help you plan, start, manage and grow any type of business.
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 … UnionCo-ops Council of U.S. Federation of Worker Co-ops ANNUAL REPORT 2014*
The Community Economic Development Program is a part-time program that is built to give you maximum learning and hands-on experience, while still giving you the ability to balance your other life obligations. It starts with a one-week in-person intensive, followed by three live, scheduled web-conference courses over the course of several months, and finishes with … Simon Frasor University – Certificate in Community Economic Development
Saint Mary’s University offers two on-line, part time programs that provide exceptional management skills to current and future co-operative leaders. Designed for working professionals seeking a program geared to co-operatives, the programs draw students, faculty, and researchers from around the globe and from a diversity of co-operatives and credit unions. Graduates and students come from … Master of Management, Co-operatives and Credit Unions
Star of the North St. Albert, AB, Canada Date: Thu, 2013-11-07 09:00 – Sat, 2013-11-09 13:30 CWCF AGM/Conference a Success! The Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation’s (CWCF) annual Conference and AGM which is held jointly with CoopZone was held in Edmonton, Alberta, from November 7th to 9th. Key highlights of the Conference included Worker Co-op Showcase … CWCF-CoopZone 2013 Conference – Educating Each Other for Empowerment
A Melody of Co-operation Around the World: CICOPA World Music Project, a Legacy of the International Year of Co-ops Now Moving into the Co-operative Decade, by Hazel Corcoran, Executive Director, Canadian Worker Co-op Federation A CICOPA World Music Project resolution was passed in November 2011 in Cancun. For the background, see: https://canadianworker.coop/2012-cicopa-world-music-project/ Music selections, primarily … Co-op World Music Project
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 … New Worker Co-op Members
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.
Date: Thu, 2012-11-08 (All day) – Sat, 2012-11-10 (All day) The press release and articles by three different participants about the 2012 CWCF-CoopZone Conference PressReleaseFnl Article_Harvie_WorkerCoops_fnl Conference Reactions_Campbell CWCF Conference article_Banville
Hazel recently won award from the CCCM, recognising her longtime commitment to the francophone co-operative movement. She spoke recently with Michelle Strutzenberger of the Alberta Community and Co-operative Association, and you can read more by following this link to the news release.