Kenzie Love

Future Looks Bright for SolarShare

By Kenzie Love Founded in 2010, SolarShare is Canada’s largest renewable energy co-op. The Co-op owns and operates commercial-scale solar systems throughout Ontario. Once the systems are completed and generating revenue, they are refinanced with community investment—Solar Bonds—from over 2,000 members.  Investors in Solar Bonds are also members of the Co-op who are eligible to Future Looks Bright for SolarShare


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Glorious Organics Values Co-operation, Communication, and Community

By Kenzie Love One of the first certified organic farms in BC’s Fraser Valley, Glorious Organics began with a group of farmers who seized an opportunity to supply the Northwest Territories pavilion at Expo 86 in Vancouver with a then-novel product: pre-cut salads. The concept was successful enough that the farmers decided they could make Glorious Organics Values Co-operation, Communication, and Community


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Update on 2022 Young Adult Arts and Culture Grant Recipient

CWCF is pleased to announce that the group which received the 2022 Young Adult Arts and Culture Grant has completed its work: translating the co-operative anthem “Bi Hanka” (originally written in the Basque language) into English. As group member Amie Monroe commented: “What a joy to translate such a meaningful piece!” As Monroe further commented: Update on 2022 Young Adult Arts and Culture Grant Recipient


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Seeking Worker Co-op Award Nominations

CWCF is seeking nominees for two awards:  the Worker Co-op Best Practices Award, and the Mark Goldblatt Worker Co-op Merit Award.  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, Seeking Worker Co-op Award Nominations


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