General News

CWCF Conference Press Release

  Learn How Worker Co-ops are Building Better Together at Virtual, Bilingual, National Conference Nov. 15, 2021, Calgary, AB. – The Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation (the “Federation” or “CWCF”) will focus on opportunities for worker co-ops and the movement for economic democracy in Building Better Together, at its annual fall Conference, taking place virtually from CWCF Conference Press Release


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2021 AGM Documents

Below are the files related to CWCF’s 2021 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 2021 AGM Documents


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Co-operators and CWCF

The Canadian Worker Co-op Federation (CWCF) is one of 46 member organizations of Co-operators.  Having been invited to join Co-operators in 2007, CWCF and its members have benefited in many ways.  CWCF and our members (as well as members of the Quebec Réseau COOP) have access to member- and co-op-specific insurance and financial services products Co-operators and CWCF


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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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Co-operators Member Benefits Program Contest

Get a quote from Co-operators through the Member Benefits Program and you could win one of 10 prizes of $1,000. Between October 11 and November 21, 2021, find a local Financial Advisor, get a quote  and you’ll be automatically entered in the contest. Be sure to mention you’re a member of a participating  member organization.


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Webinar on Indivisible Reserves in Worker Co-ops

October 6, 12 – 1 pm ET PowerPoint slides from the webinar are available below. Prof. Sonja Novkovic of Saint Mary’s University presented on indivisible reserves in worker co-ops, with CWCF’s executive director Hazel Corcoran speaking to CWCF’s position on indivisible reserves (formulated after member consultations) as well as how to include indivisible reserves into Webinar on Indivisible Reserves in Worker Co-ops


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Statement on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The 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 reconciliation.  CWCF encourages everyone across the country to engage in solemn reflection, education, and participation in reconciliation events around Statement on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation


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