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

BC Election 2020

| Government

To raise the profile of co-op issues in the BC election, BCCA sent a survey of seven questions to each of the main political parties to gauge their support of our policy priorities. Responses were received from all three parties, which presents us with good opportunities for follow up on important challenges. Of note, the … 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

Is your co-op governance up to par?

| Education, Governance |

The news of MEC’s sale to a US corporate investment firm has raised many questions amongst the co-operative community, most of them centering on how a co-operative could be sold without engaging its members. Given there’s been little public information available around the conversations that transpired around the MEC boardroom, it would be speculation to … Continued

Back to School with BCCA’s new Co-op Education Toolkit and Workshops for Members

| Education |

Co-op education is one of the most important tools we have for sustaining our co-operative organizations and growing the co-operative movement. Over the summer, one of BCCA’s major focuses was on building out free and openly accessible resources for our members and other “co-op curious” groups to use for educating their members about the co-operative … Continued