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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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Call for CWCF AGM Resolutions and Board Nominations

Call for AGM Resolutions   Resolutions for the CWCF AGM in November are due September 19, 2022. Please see the CWCF Resolutions process, including the Resolutions Form on the last page, at this link: https://canadianworker.coop/cwcf-agm-resolutions-process/. Please submit any resolutions to Resolutions Committee members Jessica Provencher and Frank Bezanson-Harris, copying Executive Director Hazel Corcoran.   Call for Call for CWCF AGM Resolutions and Board Nominations


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Co-ops Can Lead the Race to Zero

By Kenzie Love At the recent CMC (Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada) Congress in Calgary, delegates approved a resolution committing Canada’s co-operative sector to adopt the UN’s Race to Zero, a global pact which mandates signatories to achieve net zero in emissions by 2050 at the latest, and to commit to at least a 50% reduction Co-ops Can Lead the Race to Zero


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Oasis Lavenders Cooperative Treats the Senses and Nourishes the Soul

By Kenzie Love Oasis Lavenders Cooperative is a working farm, but as its name would suggest, it’s also a refuge of sorts. Located in the town of Summerland in BC’s Okanagan Valley, the traditional unceded territory of the syilx/Okanagan people, the farm offers visitors a multisensory experience, while at the same time providing a corridor Oasis Lavenders Cooperative Treats the Senses and Nourishes the Soul


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CWCF Hiring Project Coordinator

The Canadian Worker Co-op Federation is seeking a Project Coordinator for its JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) Social Acquisition Project.  This role requires connections within communities serving equity-deserving groups; previous experience managing and leading projects projects; and excellent organizational and time management skills. This position will be remote. Applications are due July 17, 2022. More CWCF Hiring Project Coordinator


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CWCF Welcomes BIPOC Board Advisors

CWCF is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Paul DeVillers and Juliet ‘Kego Ume-Onyido to its board as the BIPOC Advisors. Please join us in welcoming them both to CWCF!   Paul DeVillers’ bio  Juliet ‘Kego Ume-Onyido


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