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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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Memorial Society of British Columbia: Board Members Needed

The Memorial Society of British Columbia is currently looking for Board Members; please see the message below for further information:

 

BOARD MEMBERS NEEDED: If you wish to have a voice in the funeral industry and make an important difference, please join us at the Memorial Society of BC. We are not-for-profit and our directors are volunteers. We meet every 3 months or so in the afternoon, in Vancouver.

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International Forum on the Social and Solidarity Economy 2011: Montréal - October 17-20

Colleagues, as you know, there will be an interesting and important conference in Montréal on October (17-20). It is entitled the Forum International de l’économie sociale et solidaire.

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