Year end Q and A with the Executive Director

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Question: What are some of the highlights from this past year? One of the biggest highlights this past year was seeing the continued co-operation between the ACCA and BCCA. This co-operation resulted in more collaborative events and efficient delivery of services. I am seeing this same emphasis on cooperation between our members as well, as … Continued

Welcome New Member – Ananda Cooperative Wellbeing Services

The BC Co-op Association is pleased to welcome Ananda Co-operative Wellbeing Services as our newest member! We reached out to the folks at Ananda to give them an opportunity to share some information about themselves – here’s what they told us: “Ananda Cooperative Wellbeing Services is a worker-owned coop that takes ancient well-being rituals and … Continued

2021 Co-op Week Webinars

BCCA Co-op Week

Join us for these (free) Co-op webinars in October During Co-op Week!   Pulse Check Part I: Consultation with Small & Start-Up Agriculture & Food Cooperatives Monday, October 18, 3:00 – 4:30 (PST) Register here Description: The BC Cooperative Association would like to reconnect with agriculture and food co-ops (large and small) after Kwantlen Polytech … Continued

BCCA Closed September 30 for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The BCCA office will be closed on Thursday, September 30 to mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.  Previously observed as Orange Shirt Day, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families, and communities that continue to be impacted by the ongoing legacy of … Continued

Scaling Up Government Relations – Seeking Member Direction

BCCA Scaling Up Government Relations

BCCA is scaling up government relations and looking to our members for direction! Over the next few months, we are establishing a formal process to ensure our GR work is driven by the priorities of our member co-operatives. The purpose of this communication is to introduce you to this new process, why it is important … Continued

BCCA Seeks Board Members

BCCA Seeks Board Members

BCCA Seeks Board Members… Are you passionate about the co-operative movement? Do you have ideas and experience that could help lead BCCA forward to its greatest potential? BCCA seeks board members… qualified individuals to serve on its board of directors -BCCA seeks board members… Do you have ideas and experience that could help lead BCCA … Continued

Executive Director Named for BCCA and ACCA

Executive Director Named for BCCA and ACCA

The board of directors of the Alberta Community Co-operative Association (ACCA) and the BC Co-operative Association (BCCA) are pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Cabaj to the position of executive director effective February 4th. “When you reviewed the strategic plans of both organizations, done independently, there is a remarkable degree of alignment,” affirmed Randy … Continued