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 irco-op@shaw.ca) 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

BC credit union wins Central 1 honour

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  A credit union in northern British Columbia which won a national innovation award last summer for using technology to serve members in remote communities, has received another honour – this time from Central 1.   North Peace Savings & Credit Union of Fort St. John, BC received Central 1’s Service Innovation Award for Technology Connects the North, … Continued