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Executive Director’s Report – September 2020

By Hazel Corcoran Parcours training program/Covid-19 support/AGM/Call for board candidates /Ongoing lobby work/Webinars CWCF is working actively with le Réseau COOP in Quebec to adapt their worker co-op training program to English Canada, and we expect to launch it in January.  It’s called le Parcours COOP, loosely translated as “Co-op Journey.”  This program offers entrepreneurs Executive Director’s Report – September 2020


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Board Member Profile: Reba Plummer

  Based in Toronto, Reba Plummer has served on CWCFs board since 2010, and as board President since 2016. The Co-executive Director of Toronto’s Urbane Cyclist, Reba started out as the proprietor of her own bike shop before joining Urbane in 2000. She attended her first CWCF conference in 2006, and has been present at Board Member Profile: Reba Plummer


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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 either the chair of the Resolutions Committee, Eric Tusz-King, erictuszking@gmail.com, or Call for Resolutions and Nominations


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Board Member Profile: Eric Tusz-King

Eric Tusz-King has served as the Atlantic region director on CWCF’s board since 2007, and will conclude his final term in office later this year. His introduction to the worker co-op movement began with the development of EnerGreen Builders’ Co-operative, which was created to build energy-efficient homes in 2006. His interest in the co-op model, Board Member Profile: Eric Tusz-King


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