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

Nanaimo’s Carshare Co-op attracts donations

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Nanaimo: Nanaimo’s non-profit carshare co-operative is attracting increasing interest from others in the community. Nanaimo Nissan donated the labour and Nisson Canada the parts to rebuild the air conditioning on one of the co-op’s vehicles. Then the non-profit Energy Solutions for Vancouver Island kicked off the fundraising for a high-quality hitch and bike rack for … Continued

CCCBE Speaker Series – Dr. Marvin Brown, February 27, 2014

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CCCBE Speaker Series  – Dr. Marvin Brown A Civic Economy that Provides for Everyone Thursday, February 27th, 4:00 to 5:00 pm David Strong Building, C013   As we consider how to design ways of providing for neighbours in our local communities and strangers in our global networks, we need to re-think the relationship between property ownership … Continued

Island Roots Market Co-op – Open House

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Tuesday January 21 4 to 8 pm Co-op Open House 625 Townsite.  If you are a local producer (farmer, other food producer or artisan) and want to sell product at this event please let Brian Fisher (email know your space and other requirements as he will be making those arrangements. There will be no “table” fee for … Continued

Call for Papers ANSER/ARES 2014 Conference

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Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) CALL FOR PAPERS ANSER/ARES 2014 CONFERENCE   Nonprofits and the Social Economy, Pursuing Borders without Boundaries   Seventh Annual Conference May 28-30, 2014 Brock University St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada “Near Niagara Falls”   ANSER/ARES is a dynamic growing association that is organizing its seventh annual conference as … Continued