Conferences

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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Call for Resolutions and Nominations

Call for AGM Resolutions Resolutions for the CWCF AGM in November are due on September 16, 2021. 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 resolutions to Resolutions Committee members Jessica Provencher and Frank Bezanson-Harris, copying Executive Director Hazel Corcoran.  Call for Board Call for Resolutions and Nominations


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2020 AGM Documents

Below are the files related to CWCF’s 2020 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 Agenda 2020 AGM Documents


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Call for Resolutions and Nominations

Resolutions for the CWCF AGM in November are due September 12, 2020. Please see the CWCF Resolutions process, including the Resolutions Form on the last page, at this link: https://canadianworker.coop/cwcf-agm-resolutions-process/.  If you have any questions about this process, please do not hesitate to ask Executive Director Hazel Corcoran, hazel@canadianworker.coop.   


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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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Atlantic Region – Making the Most of Meeting at the CWCF Annual Conference

By Eric Tusz-King The participants from the Atlantic region at the Annual Conference in Tatamagouche made good use of their caucus time.  They have developed a 3-part plan for promoting and supporting of worker co-ops in the region.  On December 4th ten of those participants and a few more from provincial associations of co-ops met Atlantic Region – Making the Most of Meeting at the CWCF Annual Conference


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