CWCF News

Wood Shop Workers’ Co-op Receives Worker Co-op Best Practices Award

    CWCF’s Worker Co-op Best Practices Award is presented by the board to 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 Wood Shop Workers’ Co-op Receives Worker Co-op Best Practices Award


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2022 AGM Documents

Annual Report 2022 Report on Strategic Plan 2019-2022 AGM 2022 Agenda AGM 2021 Minutes Audited Financial Statements 2021-22Current year budget 2022-23 Candidate statement for Evan Proven – Prairies By-law Amendments-resolutions for discussion only Form and process for late resolutions 


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Update on 2021 Young Adult Arts and Culture Grant Winner

  Growing Slow, a short film focusing on Vancouver Island’s Island Flower Growers Co-operative, is now available to watch on YouTube. Director Nick Ogden was the recipient of CWCF’s 2021 young adult arts and culture grant, which he used to help produce the film.


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CWCF Launches JEDI Social Acquisition Project

CWCF is pleased to launch the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Social Acquisition project, which started in September. This project, funded by an Investment Readiness Program Ecosystem Builders’ grant, is a continuation of the work of the University of Waterloo’s Legacy Leadership Lab (L3), whose final report is available here.  The JEDI Social Acquisition CWCF Launches JEDI Social Acquisition Project


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CWCF Welcomes Janielle Maxwell as Project Coordinator for the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Social Acquisition Project

Hello reader! 🙂 My name is Janielle ( she/her/elle) and I have recently joined the Canadian Worker Co-op Federation as the Project Coordinator for the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Social Acquisition Project. I am happy to be in a position where I can help improve access to viable, long-term business solutions for equity-seeking CWCF Welcomes Janielle Maxwell as Project Coordinator for the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Social Acquisition Project


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Statement on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is an opportunity for us all to reflect on the atrocities of the residential school system, to honour the victims and survivors of residential schools, and to commit to truth and reconciliation.  CWCF encourages everyone across the country to engage in solemn reflection, education, and participation in truth and reconciliation events around Statement on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation


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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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