The City of Vancouver Proclaims March 8, 2012 Social Enterprise Day!

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The City of Vancouver Proclaims March 8, 2012Social Enterprise Day!   For B.C.’s Social Enterprise Sector, it’s Time to Celebrate and Collaborate Enterprising Non-Profits gears up to host second MeetUp event as part of a Day of Learning  Junxion Strategy principal Mike Rowlands is fascinated by social enterprise…“It’s one thing to run a business and … Continued

PeerNetBC: Building Inclusive Communities (BIC) Program Application

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Building Inclusive Communities Building Inclusive Communities (BIC)Program Application  What is BIC?“Building Inclusive Communities” or “BIC” is a 10-month program that brings together youth and other community members to work cooperatively on a community engagement project based on The Society of Children & Youth’s “Making Your Community More Child and Youth Friendly Toolkit”.  Through workshops, learning circles, … Continued

The Flag Shop – IYC Promotional Material

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BCCA would like to let you know about The Flag Shop & their IYC material. The Flag Shop is located in Vancouver, and as you may know CCA and CCCM have formed a partnership with them to provide promotional materials for the International Year. A number of the other provincial associations are working with the Flag … Continued

Compete at Social Enterprise Dragons for cash prizes!

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Compete at Social Enterprise Dragons for cash prizes and in-kind consulting services Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to develop and/or strengthen your social enterprise Think your social enterprise could achieve greater levels of success? Is there an opportunity you want to take advantage of? Are there improvements that would return a big reward? Is there … Continued

IYC Launch Announcement! January 12, 2012

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Countdown to 2012 UN International Year of Co-operatives BCCA Launch – Jan. 12 Van Dusen Botanical Gardens 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM  Dear BCCA Members, Friends and Co-op Supporters, BCCA is very pleased to announce the formal launch of the UN International Year of Co-operatives in 2012 in partnership with the … Continued

An evening of inspiration with Paul Hawken

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An evening of inspiration with Paul Hawken In celebration of Vancity’s 65th anniversary celebration, on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 we invite you to join us at the Orpheum for an evening of inspiration with Paul Hawken and local thought leaders. Leveraging our wisdom, money and humanity for a better world   Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 … Continued

Vancouver named host city for the 2013 Evergreen International Conference

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Vancouver, BC named host city for the 2013 Evergreen International Conference The BC Libraries Cooperative – home of Sitka – and the King County Library System (KCLS) jointly proposed to host the 2013 Evergreen International Conference. We are thrilled to announce that the Evergreen Conference Site Selection Committee has accepted our proposal and chosen Vancouver, … Continued

Moving further to the left: Co-op Radio will soon move to 100.5FM!

The decision is finally in!  On September 9th, 2011, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced their approval to allow Vancouver Co-op Radio to broadcast at the 100.5 FM frequency.  This decision has many benefits for the 35-year-old Co-op Radio, including new technical equipment, new outreach opportunities and new financial income.  Last year, Co-op … Continued