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Upcoming webinars

CWCF will be hosting a series of webinars in the coming months: Worker Co-ops 101 Peter Hough: Part 1:  May 21, 12:00 noon ET, and Part 2: June 4, 12:00 noon ET This two-part, interactive series is designed for people who are working in a worker co-op.  They are most appropriate for those who have recently become members or who are thinking of applying to join their co-op, but anyone involved in a worker co-op is welcome to participate.  Part I will cover basic definitions, statistics on the movement,  and the co-op principles as applied to worker co-ops. Part II will cover governance and management principles in a worker co-op, and provide information about CWCF. The webinars will be presented by Peter Hough. Peter has over 30 years of experience as a member, manager, and/or director of worker and consumer co-operatives. He has assisted with many co-operative start-ups, developing bylaws,…

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Model By-Laws: Multi-stakeholder Co-operative (under the Quebec Co-operatives Act)

The Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation acknowledges that the “Ministère de l’Industrie et du Commerce, Direction des coopératives,” the Government of Quebec’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Co-operative Directorate is the drafter of this document, which originally appeared in French as part of their publication Coopérative de solidarité:  Constitution, Organisation, Fonctionnement, 1999.  We are grateful for their permission to translate and re-print this document.  Further, the Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation gratefully acknowledges the support of Heritage Canada in the translation of this document. The document can be downloaded here: Solidarity co-op bylaw

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