General News

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

Worker Co-ops Show Ingenuity In Coping With Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced all small and medium-size enterprises to change how they do business, and worker co-ops have been no exception. Where they have stood apart, however, is the way in which they’ve responded. By demonstrating flexibility, concern for community, and democratic worker control, worker co-ops have shown why they’re especially resilient in Worker Co-ops Show Ingenuity In Coping With Covid-19

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

CWCF Emergency Relief / Survival Planning Funding (SPF)

The Canadian Worker Co-op Federation (“CWCF”) has previously offered small grants, through our accumulated reserves, to worker co-operatives to help pay for consulting services such as for marketing, financial administration, expansion, conflict resolution or legal issues. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges many worker co-ops are facing as a result, CWCF is converting CWCF Emergency Relief / Survival Planning Funding (SPF)