Nov. 10, 2015: CWCF seeks to fill a temporary RRSP Administration & Bookkeeping Support position, available immediately. The position will be part-time (16 hrs/ week) until the end of December, and will be full-time (35 hrs/ week) from January 1 – March 31, 2016. After March, 2016 the position will again be part-time, hours to be determined. Administrator_Bookkeeper job ad_fnl
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2015 Annual-report-CWCF 2014 AGM minutes final draft Form of Resolutions 2015 Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation 2015 FS Greetings for the CWCF 2015 Resolution- Regional fed dues Resolution_TFSA_Assoc_Members AgendaAGM15_fnl Strategic plan Nov 2014-Nov2017_fnl Board Candidate Bios Lee Fuge Bio Oct 2015Jessica ProvencherReba Plummer Board Bio 2015
The CWCF September/October newsletter can be found here.
Topic: Dues for Associate Members Submitted by the CWCF Board of Directors WHEREAS CWCF has two types of Associate Members: 1) those which join as CWCF supporters and pay $500 / year in dues, and 2) those which join to get access to the CWCF RRSP Program and pay $100/ year in dues, and WHEREAS some of the co-operatives in CWCF’s RRSP program have requested the ability to also offer Tax-Free Savings Accounts (“TFSA’s”), WHEREAS CWCF has obtained approval from Concentra Financial and the Canada Revenue Agency to add an additional member service, a TFSA Program, open to both worker co-op members and associate members, WHEREAS the associate member dues to enable access to the RRSP program should enable use of the RRSP program and/or TFSA progam, WHEREAS the resolution approving the special $100 dues level for some associate members referred only to those using RRSP’s, and WHEREAS this is…
Building Bridges – Pour Réussir Ensemble Lord Berri Hotel, Montréal, QC Oct. 29-31, 2015 In collaboration with the Quebec RESEAU 2015 AGM documents can be found here Click here to read all about our conference. 2015 List of presenters and presentation if available / 2015 Afficher la liste des présentateurs et présentation si disponible Note that the presentations are provided in their original language. No translations are available. / Notez que les présentations sont fournis dans leur langue originale. Aucune traduction sont disponibles. Alain Bridault : Coop Orion Worker Co-ops 101 / Coops de travail 101/ Benoît Caron : Quebec Paramedic Federation / Fédération des coopératives des Paramédics du Québec Building Bridges Introduction / Introduction à la conférence et au thème de la conférence Pour réussir ensemble Carl Lafontaine: la Coopérative le Théâtre Parminou Forum Topic #1 : Building Bridges across Generations Forum – Sujet #1 : Bâtir des ponts…
Our August special newsletter with information about our upcoming conference can be found here.
The Grain Exchange Worker-owned Co-op in Calgary has launched a crowd-funding campaign which will end on July 31st, 2015. Click below to read their press release. Grain Exchange Crowdfunding call out
CWCF has an updated, Nov. 2018 draft of its Climate Change Statement. In sum, CWCF calls for urgent international action that includes the following elements: Commitment to 100% renewable future by 2050, Mutual Support, Equity and self-responsibility, Fair Compensation, the Common Good, and Openness and Transparency. CWCF encourages its members and partners to adopt a similar position. See attached. Many thanks to the Leap Manifesto group for encouraging CWCF to draft this update! CWCF-statement-on-climate-change_UPDATED_27_11_2018 NOTE: old version, from the fall of 2015: CWCF called for an agreement in Paris that included these same elements. 150716_CWCF statement on climate change_final
This article was written by CWCF upon request from the international worker co-operative organization, CICOPA, for a series on co-ops and the informal economy. The Fourth Pig and Les Constructions Ensemble are featured here. Click here to read this in English, French, or Spanish. CICOPA’s Bruno Roelants will be presenting to the International Labour Organization Conference in Geneva in early June on this topic, to encourage the ILO to place a strong reference to worker co-operatives as a way to bring workers into the formal economy. CWCF has advocated on this topic with the Canadian Labour Congress and other delegates to the ILO Conference from Canada.