Conferences

London Brewing Receives Worker Co-op Best Practices 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, and has shared, or is willing to share their experience and learnings with other worker co-operatives in Canada. This year’s award London Brewing Receives Worker Co-op Best Practices Award


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Report: Among the Canadian Co-operators  (November 26, 2021)

By Elias Crim, Ownership Matters (Chicago, IL) With about 70 others (total Conference registration of 165), we attended the Nov. 16 sessions of the Conference hosted by the Canadian Worker Coop Federation and came away energized, impressed, and better informed. Here are some highlights of what we saw and heard. The Keynote Panel was comprised Report: Among the Canadian Co-operators  (November 26, 2021)


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CWCF AGM News

By Kaye Grant At our recent 2021 Virtual AGM held on November 17, 2021, there was the usual business, however, we were delighted to have greetings provided by Hugues Bourgeois, Interim Executive Director, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada, and Alexandra Wilson, Board Vice Chair, Co-operators and Francesca Zaganelli, Membership Coordinator, CICOPA, Brussels. Reflecting on the conference CWCF AGM News


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Conference 2021 Overview

By Kenzie Love CWCF’s first-ever fully virtual conference began with a fun icebreaker activity organized by BC director Sandra Allen of Shift Delivery, in which she invited participants to imagine headlines from newspapers a decade into the future on what the worker co-op movement looked like. Sandra encouraged everyone to strike a hopeful tone, and Conference 2021 Overview


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CWCF Conference Press Release

  Learn How Worker Co-ops are Building Better Together at Virtual, Bilingual, National Conference Nov. 15, 2021, Calgary, AB. – The Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation (the “Federation” or “CWCF”) will focus on opportunities for worker co-ops and the movement for economic democracy in Building Better Together, at its annual fall Conference, taking place virtually from CWCF Conference Press Release


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2021 AGM Documents

Below are the files related to CWCF’s 2021 AGM.   We regret that these documents are available only in English.  / Nous regrettons que de ces documents ne soient disponibles qu’en anglais. Si vous avez besoin d’aide pour comprendre la langue, consultez en français s’il vous plaît avec la directrice générale Hazel Corcoran, hazel@canadianworker.coop.  Merci. AGM 2021 AGM Documents


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Conference Day 2 Preview

Day Two of CWCF’s 2021 Conference will feature a session involving CWCF’s Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (“JEDI”) Committee, taking place Wednesday, November 17 from 12 – 1:30 pm Eastern Time (ET). The JEDI Committee has met over the past several months to draft CWCF’s Racial Justice Action Plan, passed by CWCF’s Board in September Conference Day 2 Preview


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CWCF 2021 Online, Bilingual Conference

November 16-18, 2021 Worker co-operatives have demonstrated resilience and solidarity throughout the Covid19 pandemic, although many have faced significant challenges.  We will share strategies of worker co-ops in dealing with crises such as the pandemic. Further, this theme will cover how communities would benefit from building more worker co-operatives, including through the lens of racial CWCF 2021 Online, Bilingual Conference


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CWCF and Democratic Member Control

CWCF’s Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) is coming up November 17th at 2:30 pm Eastern Time.  In a change from past years, it will be entirely virtual which is of course due to the continuing pandemic.  While we regret that we’re unable to hold our in-person Conference — which the AGM is normally a part of CWCF and Democratic Member Control


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