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

Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA) has won the 2013 DotCoop Global Award

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The Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA) has won the 2013 DotCoop Global Award for Co-operative Excellence in the co-operative organization category.   The award, which was presented at the ICA conference in Cape Town, recognizes co-operatives around the world for their commitment to co-operative values and principles, with a particular emphasis on web communications.  In 2011, CCA received an … Continued

Plunkett Foundation awarded ICA’s Rochdale Pioneer award

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On Tuesday, in Cape Town, the international co-operative movement concluded Congress, held once every two years, with the award of the Rochdale Pioneers Award. This is the highest honour that it can bestow and is given for “making the greatest difference to co-operatives in the world.” All thirteen previous laureates have been outstanding individuals. In … Continued

Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research – Call for Papers

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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   ANSER/ARES is a dynamic growing association that is organizing its seventh annual conference as part of the Congress of the Humanities and … Continued

Report on Co-op Week

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Dear Friends, Last week was Co-op week in Canada. Co-operators had the chance to gather, reflect and celebrate across our great country. Below you will find a few paragraphs written in my ongoing effort to keep you updated of my work on the Co-op file. In addition to my short report below, I would like … Continued

What Does CED Mean to You? Show Us!

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CCEDNet is preparing a ‘What is CED’ video for our website and social media, and we want to hear from you!   Our dynamic members are leading innovative community change efforts in every corner of the country – beautiful stories just waiting to be told.  Send us a photo illustrating CED in action or what … Continued