Conferences

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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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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