CIS Staff Change

| Education, Youth |

Dear Co-op members and colleagues, It is a time of change for our Co-ops in Schools (CIS) Program as we announce that CIS Director of Youth Programs, Tasha Nathanson, is moving on to a new work opportunity overseas. Tasha has put a remarkable amount of time and energy into making CIS the valuable and ambitious … Continued

Co-ops in Schools: 2015-16 Annual Report

| Education, Youth

We are pleased to release the 2015-2016 Co-ops in Schools annual report on the program’s inaugural year. As part of our strategic plan, the BCCA is committed to articulating and evaluating all our programs to ensure that they meet our members’ needs and the needs of the co-operative economy in British Columbia. Read the Co-ops … Continued

BCCA is proud to announce our Cooperative Career Internship Program!

| Community, Youth | ,

BCCA is proud to announce our Cooperative Career Internship Program! The BCCA has a long history of supporting youth in BC through various programs and networks. Our new youth-based initiative is supported by Service Canada, and facilitates the placement of 8 youth with post-secondary degrees in cooperative member organizations for a 21-week paid internship. In … Continued

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

Credit Unions in BC Win Awards for Innovation

| Business, Community, Environment, Youth |

SIX CREDIT UNIONS HONOURED FOR INNOVATION Six Credit unions in Ontario and British Columbia were honoured on November 6 as Central 1 Credit Union presented its 2009 Innovation Awards. The awards were presented to winners and runner-ups in three categories:   (1) an innovative retail, business or insurance product or a new source of income; (2) … 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