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

CCCBE Speaker Series – Dr. Marvin Brown, February 27, 2014

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CCCBE Speaker Series  – Dr. Marvin Brown A Civic Economy that Provides for Everyone Thursday, February 27th, 4:00 to 5:00 pm David Strong Building, C013   As we consider how to design ways of providing for neighbours in our local communities and strangers in our global networks, we need to re-think the relationship between property ownership … Continued

Island Roots Market Co-op – Open House

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Tuesday January 21 4 to 8 pm Co-op Open House 625 Townsite.  If you are a local producer (farmer, other food producer or artisan) and want to sell product at this event please let Brian Fisher (email know your space and other requirements as he will be making those arrangements. There will be no “table” fee for … Continued

Call for Papers ANSER/ARES 2014 Conference

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Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) CALL FOR PAPERS ANSER/ARES 2014 CONFERENCE   Nonprofits and the Social Economy, Pursuing Borders without Boundaries   Seventh Annual Conference May 28-30, 2014 Brock University St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada “Near Niagara Falls”   ANSER/ARES is a dynamic growing association that is organizing its seventh annual conference as … Continued

BC credit union wins Central 1 honour

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  A credit union in northern British Columbia which won a national innovation award last summer for using technology to serve members in remote communities, has received another honour – this time from Central 1.   North Peace Savings & Credit Union of Fort St. John, BC received Central 1’s Service Innovation Award for Technology Connects the North, … Continued