Kenzie Love

CWCF Welcomes Simon Kinsey

Simon Kinsey is a graduate student at Carleton University pursing an MA in Political Economy with a focus on work and labour. Simon took an interest in worker cooperatives when researching workplace democracy in Canada, and has focussed his research towards grassroots assertions of worker autonomy in the Canadian economy. He is joining the CWCF CWCF Welcomes Simon Kinsey


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Interview With Janielle Maxwell

Janielle Maxwell recently concluded her position as coordinator of CWCF’s JEDDI Business Conversion Project. Funded by Canada’s Investment Readiness Program, the project was a continuation of the work done by the Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation & Resiliency’s Legacy Leadership Lab (L3). The L3 project focused on raising awareness around social acquisitions to combat Canada’s Interview With Janielle Maxwell


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Business Development Lead Contract: Distributed Press

Overview Location: RemoteCompensation: USD$20,000Time commitment: ContractApplication deadline: March 28, 2024Start date: Beginning April 2024 Hypha Worker Co-operative (Hypha) and Sutty.nl are looking for a Business Development Lead to join the Distributed Press team on a contract basis. The ideal candidate will work closely with our team to clarify Distributed Press’ product offering, and to identify and target valuable partners in the decentralized web, Business Development Lead Contract: Distributed Press


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Love of Co-ops Unites Members of GIA Consulting

Founded in 2021 by five Vancouver-based graduates from the Co-operative Management Education Masters of Management program at the International Centre for Co-operative Management Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, GIA Consulting Co-op works to serve new and established co-ops by providing support for operations and governance grounded in the co-operative principles and values. Coming out of Love of Co-ops Unites Members of GIA Consulting


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Even for Worker Co-ops, Paying a Living Wage Is a Complex Issue — Kenzie Love

Like all businesses, worker co-ops are obligated to pay their workers a minimum wage. As recent studies have shown, however, paying the bare minimum is no longer sufficient to cover even basic expenses such as rent in many cities across Canada. Hence the concept of the “living wage”, a figure which theoretically covers the actual Even for Worker Co-ops, Paying a Living Wage Is a Complex Issue — Kenzie Love


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