Co-op Day in Victoria!

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Whether your passion is social justice, health care, peace and co-operation, economic sustainability, you are invited to Victoria Co-op Day, Feb 23rd 11am – 2pm at Fairfield United Church, 1303 Fairfield at Moss. Dr Ian MacPherson, global speaker on the co-op sector will speak on Peace, Co-operation and Sustainability.Displays and great door prizes from 18 … Continued

Master of Arts in Community Development (MACD) program at UVic accepting applications

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The Master of Arts in Community Development (MACD) program at the University of Victoria is now accepting applications for the next cohort starting in May 2013.   The program is delivered primarily online with a short on campus residential component in the summer; courses run year-round. The program can be completed in just over two years.   Udd Hall is teaching the … Continued

Hub City Cycles Media Explosion!

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Hub City Cycles are super excited about the media’s reaction to their opening.  Check them out on CTV News, Synergy Magazine, Nanaimo News Bulletin, TheGNCC‘s Spokelore, Mid Island Velo Association, and VIU’s wonderful Navigator on page 12. Also they now have 33 members in the co-op, thank-you everyone!  Members keep an eye on your email for information on the upcoming workshop this … Continued

Nanaimo CarShare Coop has puts its first business member behind the wheel!

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BUSINESS BECOMES FIRST IN CITY TO USE CARSHARING   Nanaimo CarShare Cooperative has puts its first business member behind the wheel. The non-profit association, whose members share the use of a 2009 Nissan Versa hatchback, signed up downtown business PBA Engineering after PBA office manager David Moss recognized how carsharing will benefit business operations. Kurt … Continued

Victoria Car Share Co-op Job Posting: Executive Director

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The Victoria Car Share Co-op (VCSC) is a member-owned not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing high quality and reliable car sharing services for residents, businesses and organizations. With 20 vehicles and 470 members, the VCSC is a rapidly growing organization that plays a critical role in shaping the future of sustainable transportation across the Capital Region. The VCSC is looking for … Continued

Co-op Action Network presents: CO-OPS as drivers of Community Economic Development

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The Co-op Action Network presents: CO-OPS as drivers of Community Economic Development OPTIONS FOR SOUTHERN VANCOUVER ISLAND John Restakis, author of Humanizing the Economy: Co-operatives in the Age of Capital, will explain how co-operative models for economic and social development can create a more equitable, just and humane future. He’ll illustrate his talk with examples … Continued

Victoria Community Health Co-op – Practitioner posting

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Join an innovative integrative primary health co-op! Live and work in beautiful Victoria on Vancouver Island.  Enjoy our island paradise with its mild climate, incomparable scenery and wildlife, and clean fresh air.  Imagine easy access to sailing, skiing, world class museums and the arts.  Our Victoria Community Health Co-operative serves the historic community of James … Continued

Master of Arts in Community Development (MACD) program offered through University of Victoria

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The Master of Arts in Community Development (MACD) program offered through the University of Victoria’s School of Public Administration starts each May. Designed with working professionals in mind, the MACD program builds and develops participant capacity to become successful leaders in the civilsociety and social economy. Developed in collaboration with practitioners from the community economic development, … Continued

New program launched at UVic’s School of Public Administration

BUILDING LEADERS IN THE SOCIAL ECONOMY AND CIVIL SOCIETY New program launched at UVic’s School of Public Administration The School of Public Administration welcomed the first cohort of students to the new Master of Arts in Community Development (MACD). The program prepares leaders for the challenges of today’s global issues in communities around the world. … Continued