Conferences

CWCF Conference 2021 Day Three Preview

Day three of CWCF’s virtual national Conference, November 18th, will begin with a Worker Co-op Financing Workshop. Learn about successful financing as we explore what potential financiers are looking for and some  financing tools that are available. The workshop will provide an overview of tools such as the Canadian Co-operative Investment Fund and look at CWCF Conference 2021 Day Three Preview


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CWCF 2021 Conference: Day One Preview

CWCF is excited to begin our bilingual 2021 Conference, Building Better Together, November 16 with a keynote panel and peer learning session. The keynote panel will draw on the experience of members of Canada’s worker co-op sector to explore what strategies worker co-ops have used to survive and thrive in the face of the pandemic CWCF 2021 Conference: Day One Preview


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CWCF Conference 2020

Postponed to November 18 -20, 2021 in Vancouver Our 2020 AGM happened virtually on November 13, 2020.  More information, including a video recording and slides from the presentation by Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard, can be found here: https://canadianworker.coop/events/cwcf-agm/  AGM documents are available here. Nathan Schneider, author of Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition that Is Shaping CWCF Conference 2020


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CICOPA in NY for the Platform Cooperativism Conference 2019

(from the Winter 2019 issue of CICOPA Link) CICOPA took part in the Platform Cooperativism Conference 2019 held at the New School in New York from the 7th to the 9th of November. Many CICOPA Members and cooperators around the world gathered to discuss ownership in the platform economy, trends of governance and learn from one another. Enriched by keynote speeches by Trebor CICOPA in NY for the Platform Cooperativism Conference 2019


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CICOPA at the ICA & ILO joint event on the Future of Work in Geneva

(from the Winter 2019 issue of CICOPA Link) In commemoration of the ILO Centenary, the ILO and the ICA had co-organized in Geneva on 24th of June a conference to reflect on the role of cooperatives in addressing key issues in the future of work and promoting decent work. A panel discussion was organized with representatives from CICOPA at the ICA & ILO joint event on the Future of Work in Geneva


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Update from the CICOPA Congress

(from the Winter 2019 issue of CICOPA Link) Last 13 October, in the framework of the ICA Global Conference in Kigali, CICOPA organized its Congress. For the occasion, members from all over the world elected their new President and the new board members for the renewed mandate 2019 – 2023. Iñigo Albizuri Landazabal, director of Institutional Relations at Mondragon Update from the CICOPA Congress


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Rapport sur la journée bilingue de CoopZone/ Report on CoopZone’s Bilingual Day

Par / by Amine El Hafa **English version follows.** La journée bilingue de CoopZone a été un franc succès. Pour cette année, CoopZone a pensé environnement et énergie renouvelable. Les sujets abordés ont eu bonne presse auprès des participants du fait de leur diversité et complémentarité. On a parlé d’économie circulaire, la coopération et notre Rapport sur la journée bilingue de CoopZone/ Report on CoopZone’s Bilingual Day


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Building Resilient Communities: CWCF-CoopZone Conference 2019

By Kenzie Love and Hazel Corcoran CWCF concluded a successful conference in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, which offered both valuable new insights in forums and workshops and the familiar social and networking opportunities participants have come to expect. The conference kicked off with a land acknowledgement, welcoming remarks by CWCF President Reba Plummer and CoopZone President Building Resilient Communities: CWCF-CoopZone Conference 2019


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CWCF AGM News

By Kaye Grant At our recent AGM in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, the board election was held.  CWCF has three new board members: Frank Bezanson-Harris from Just Us Coffee Roasters Co-op in Grand Pré, NS (At-Large Director), Jessica Valentine from Woodshop Workers Co-op of Vancouver (BC/Yukon Director – completing a term, for two years) and Evan CWCF AGM News


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