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Moving further to the left: Co-op Radio will soon move to 100.5FM!

The decision is finally in!  On September 9th, 2011, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced their approval to allow Vancouver Co-op Radio to broadcast at the 100.5 FM frequency.  This decision has many benefits for the 35-year-old Co-op Radio, including new technical equipment, new outreach opportunities and new financial income. 

CCA Co-operative News Briefs - Volume 12 No. 15

Please follow the link for the latest News Briefs from CCA:

http://www.coopscanada.coop/en/info_resources/Publications/CooperativeNewsBriefs/12/15

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North American Worker Co-op Conference 2011: Early-bird deadline is September 12th

The worker co-operative federations of North America are proud to present the NORTH AMERICAN WORKER CO-OP CONFERENCE 2011.

For the first time, members of worker co-operatives from all regions of North America are invited to meet together and share their experiences. This historic event will bring together members of the US Federation of Worker Co-ops, the Canadian Worker Co-op Federation, several worker co-op federations in Quebec, and CoopZone.

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CCA Announcement: Resignation of Carol Hunter as Executive Director

Please see the below letter regarding this annoucement:

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It is with mixed feelings that the CCA Board announces the resignation of Carol Hunter as Executive Director of CCA – a position she has held for the last six years.  Carol has accepted the position of Executive Vice-President, Member Relations and Corporate Services with The Co-operators, effective mid-November.   She will replace Dennis Deters who will retiring from this position this fall. 

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Information Webinar on CoopZone’s New Co-op Development Training Program

Note: CoopZone has applied to St. Mary’s University to have the CoopZone Training Program recognized as a Professional Development Certificate Program.   They have received the news that this is very likely to be approved.  They are still finalizing the details, and expect to be able to confirm early next week.  This means that if you take the course you would receive a St. Mary’s University certificate.  It also means that the tuition fees would be tax-deductible.

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