General News

Solidarity Shopping

CWCF launched its Solidarity Shopping program to encourage members and supporters to find and shop from worker co-operatives across Canada.   You can link here to see our list.  Members are encouraged to sign-up here if they wish to be included in the list. 


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Board Member Profile: Sandra Allen

CWCF is pleased to welcome Sandra Allen of Shift Delivery Co-op as its director for the BC/Yukon region. Sandra replaces Jessica Valentine, whom she’d been assisting with her director’s duties since 2019.  A member of Shift Delivery for the past two years, and one of its board members for the past year and a half, Board Member Profile: Sandra Allen


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Board Member Profile: Jared Blustein

CWCF is pleased to welcome Jared Blustein, a member of The Allium Restaurant  in Calgary, to its board as a Director-at-Large. Jared and the other members of The Allium, which operates both the restaurant and a marketplace to sell unused foodstuffs, strongly believe in allyship and support of other worker co-ops as a part of Board Member Profile: Jared Blustein


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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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