Funding Stream Open: Co-operative Development Program

Co-operative Development Program

Since 1992, The Co-operators has administered a program of grants dedicated to emerging and expanding co-operatives. Over $2.6 million has been provided to co-operatives across Canada through this unique program. This year the Co-operators are making up to $250,000 in grants available through the Co-operative Development Program (CDP),  in support of emerging and expanding co-operatives … Continued

Efficiency Canada Career Nights 

Efficiency Canada Career Nights

The world of energy efficiency is dynamic and varied. There are more than 436 000 Canadians working in energy efficiency – from HVAC to window installers, policy analysis to programming, energy advisors, engineers, and managers and so much more. The ‘Becoming’ series gives you a chance to get to know some of the people that … Continued

Electronic Meetings for Co-ops: Order Extended

Electronic Meetings for BC Co-ops to Continue

With the arrival of COVID-19 last March, so did the need to innovate and adapt quickly. In 2020, a ministerial order granted electronic meetings to occur as an accepted format under the Cooperative Association Act. Last month, the Ministerial Order was extended. This extension will allow fully electronic meetings to continue under the Cooperative Association … Continued

Internship Opportunity: Special Projects Officer

Internship Opportunity - Co-op

The Alberta Community and Co-operative Association (ACCA) is the provincial trade association for co-operatives and credit unions. Our mission is a strong co-operative sector, and we work towards this ambitious goal by promoting the co-operative business structure, creating connections, supporting the co-operative sector, and inspiring co-operative innovation. Working with our strategic partner the BC Co-operative … Continued

Co-op Swag… Tis the season for giving!

| Announcements, Business, Community, Events

Looking for gifts your clients and customers will love to kick off 2021? Need a few more items for all those corporate Christmas baskets that need filling? Or for the hard-to-buy-for on your list?  Here are unique corporate gift ideas that will knock their holiday socks off … BC Co-op branded items – priced to … Continued

BCCA & ACCA – Seeking a Communications Specialist

| Announcements, Opportunities

Do you love telling stories? Short stories, 200 characters long that have an impact; visual stories that capture a moment or idea and shift perspectives; and longer stories about how individuals and organizations can improve their communities. All this within the context of a flowing narrative of how the co-operative business model can build a … Continued

Annual Report 2019-2020

| Announcements, Uncategorized

It’s been an exciting and challenging year for BCCA, and we have seen significant growth and development in a lot of our programs, services, and initiatives as we continue to push the pace to serve co-operatives in BC. We are excited to publish our annual report which captures a lot of this great work over … Continued