Dear Santa!

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Dear Santa, Several of our members have asked the BC Co-op Association to write to you with their wish list for the co-op sector for 2015. We’re hoping that you can make all their wishes come true! Mary Childs of Ethos Law has asked for “a realistic capital raising exemption under securities law, which would … Continued

The Television Premiere of SHIFT CHANGE is Sunday, April 6 @ 5pm on KCTS-9!

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Mark your calendar and spread the word! The television premiere of SHIFT CHANGE is Sunday, April 6 at 5pm PST onKCTS-9 (Seattle’s PBS affiliate). Because KCTS-9 also broadcasts via KYVE-47 and various cable and satellite channels, SHIFT CHANGE will be seen throughout the Northwest and in many parts of Canada. Please spread the word by sharing the SHIFT CHANGEbroadcast information with your friends and … Continued

Workshop: The Role of Cooperatives and Mutuals in Organizing Health Care around the World

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Geneva Health Forum – April 15-17, 2014 Come to the Geneva Health Forum and explore the role that cooperatives and mutuals play in ensuring access to health and social care services around the world.Panelists include: Dr. Rüdiger Krech, Dr. Giuseppe Maria Milanese, Vanessa Hammond, Dr. Toshinori Ozeki, and Patrick Hugon. Jean-Pierre Girard will moderate this global workshop. This workshop, which seeks to … Continued

Nanaimo’s Carshare Co-op attracts donations

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Nanaimo: Nanaimo’s non-profit carshare co-operative is attracting increasing interest from others in the community. Nanaimo Nissan donated the labour and Nisson Canada the parts to rebuild the air conditioning on one of the co-op’s vehicles. Then the non-profit Energy Solutions for Vancouver Island kicked off the fundraising for a high-quality hitch and bike rack for … Continued