Covid-19 News and Resources

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


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CWCF Emergency Relief: Supports to Worker Co-operatives re: Covid-19

We have been monitoring the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our members closely, and it has become clear in recent weeks many worker co-operatives will need support to recover or continue their operations during and after the pandemic.  We are already aware of various changes:  some members are far busier than before but without CWCF Emergency Relief: Supports to Worker Co-operatives re: Covid-19


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Webinar: Worker Co-ops and COVID-19

This webinar covers: An overview of COVID-19, its symptoms, and appropriate precautions to take (By a public health nurse). The responsibilities of employers (By a lawyer from Iler Campbell). Small group discussions on solidarity and collaboration among co-ops. Information on supports available to co-ops from the federal government and supports CWCF can provide to member co-ops. Information on the proposal Webinar: Worker Co-ops and COVID-19


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COVID-19 VIRUS Resources

Last updated October 6, 2020 The continued spread of the COVID-19 virus has understandably generated many concerns and questions. CWCF encourages its members to follow the information provided by the following sources, while keeping in mind that the situation is fluid and subject to rapid change. We will be updating this page as more resources COVID-19 VIRUS Resources


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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information for the Cooperative Business Community

** Le français suit. ** Hello/Bonjour aux membres de la FCCT /  CWCF members As sources of information on the rapidly evolving Covid19 pandemic, we suggest using the resources on the NCBA site, here, &/or the Government of Canada here. This notice is adapted with permission from CCO, and with guidance from the CWCF Executive Committee.   In order to Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information for the Cooperative Business Community


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