Labs to feature government relations, sustainability, and co-op capital and financing
Thursday May 16, 2013
“Learning labs,” a new addition to the traditional co-op tours at the Canadian Co-operative Association’s (CCA’s) annual congress and general meeting coming up in June in Edmonton, is a major change to this year’s agenda, and one the organization’s manager of member engagement says was born out of feedback from past events.
‘Sharing successes is a positive way to engage more people in the effort to bring about social change’
Wednesday May 15, 2013
The British Columbia Co-operative Association (BCCA) has a lot of member success stories and important information to share with its members, partners, stakeholders and the public, and the organization, which has more than 80 B.C. member co-ops and credit unions, is launching a news program to aggregate these stories.
Social enterprise looks to spread cold-climate food foresting across Western Canada
Monday May 13, 2013
Farming has never been a big industry in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia, which is known mostly for ranching. But Michelle Heinz knows during the winter months when the highway passes close due to snow and white-out conditions, fresh food in the grocery store can become scarce.