CED Study Bursaries are Available!

$1000 community economic development bursary Deadline to apply: December 14, 2009 The Canadian CED Network, Coast Capital Savings and the Vancity Community Foundation are pleased to announce applications are being accepted for $1000 bursaries to enroll in Simon Fraser University’s Certificate Program for Community Economic Development. The SFU Certificate Program for Community Economic Development is … Continued

Need some work on your brand or something similar…?

What could $50,000 of creative services do for your social enterprise? For Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS), it was a complete transformation of its brand. TUTS was Vancouver’s 2009 recipient of the Kaus. A renowned cultural icon, TUTS needed to reposition itself to remain relevant in an increasingly competitive entertainment market. Karo worked with TUTS … Continued

Bulletin regarding the ICP program of the CDI

Update on the Innovative Co-operatives Projects grant process, 28 October 2009   The list of projects recommended by the program’s external Selection Committee has been forwarded to the Minister’s office for his review and final approval.   Although we had hoped that the successful proponents would have received news by now, it looks as though … Continued

Food Safety Workshops to be Offered Around the Province

Food Safety Systems Implementation (Processor) Program: An opportunity to evolve your food processing business!   Food processors are well aware of the growing demand for regional food products. These new opportunities, including the potential for sales in retail stores, may demand a new level of food safety requirements. Don’t miss the opportunity to grow your … Continued

Interesting program at BCICS….

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2010/2011 University of Victoria Community Research Fellowships BC Institute for Co-operative Studies The BC Institute for Co-operative Studies at the University of Victoria invites applications from interested members of the non-academic community, or scholars with no formal university affiliation, to take part as visiting fellows for one to two months, in the stimulating life of … Continued

Update: ICP Grant Component of the CDI

Update on the recent competition for Innovative Co-operatives Project (ICP) grants, 25 August 2009   The process of assessing and selecting the successful applicants for the ICP program of the Co-op Development Initiative (CDI) is moving along with considerable speed.   The initial assessments have been completed. The peer review of initial assessments will be … Continued

Lake View Credit Union picks Open Solutions’ core platform

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In a bid to extend its long-standing relationship with Open Solutions Canada, Lake View Credit Union has chosen their The Complete Credit Union Solution along with a comprehensive suite of Open Solutions’ complementary strategic products, as the advanced technology platform for enabling them to better serve the growing needs of members. The Complete Credit Union … Continued