Kootenay Carshare Launches Wheelchair Lift Van!

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We are excited to share the news that our member, Kootenay Carshare Cooperative, has launched its Wheelchair Lift Van as of July 1st! In addition, this wheelchair van is the first of its kind in a carshare co-op fleet. The new wheelchair van is part of the “Get a Lift” project that started back in … Continued

Co-ops in Schools Program profiled in Scoop Magazine!

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CHFBC’s Scoop Magazine has recently profiled the BCCA’s Co-ops in School Program! The Summer 2016 edition of Scoop is available online here: http://scoopmag.ca You can directly access the article via this link(pdf): Tri-Mentorship piece-Scoop Summer 2016.pdf As well, it can be accessed through CHFBC’s main site: http://www.chf.bc.ca A big thanks to CHFBC & Scoop Magazine for profiling … Continued

Dear Santa!

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Dear Santa, Several of our members have asked the BC Co-op Association to write to you with their wish list for the co-op sector for 2015. We’re hoping that you can make all their wishes come true! Mary Childs of Ethos Law has asked for “a realistic capital raising exemption under securities law, which would … Continued

The Television Premiere of SHIFT CHANGE is Sunday, April 6 @ 5pm on KCTS-9!

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Mark your calendar and spread the word! The television premiere of SHIFT CHANGE is Sunday, April 6 at 5pm PST onKCTS-9 (Seattle’s PBS affiliate). Because KCTS-9 also broadcasts via KYVE-47 and various cable and satellite channels, SHIFT CHANGE will be seen throughout the Northwest and in many parts of Canada. Please spread the word by sharing the SHIFT CHANGEbroadcast information with your friends and … Continued

Workshop: The Role of Cooperatives and Mutuals in Organizing Health Care around the World

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Geneva Health Forum – April 15-17, 2014 Come to the Geneva Health Forum and explore the role that cooperatives and mutuals play in ensuring access to health and social care services around the world.Panelists include: Dr. Rüdiger Krech, Dr. Giuseppe Maria Milanese, Vanessa Hammond, Dr. Toshinori Ozeki, and Patrick Hugon. Jean-Pierre Girard will moderate this global workshop. This workshop, which seeks to … Continued