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Kevin Harding | Many Canadians believe there's a trade-off to be made between employment and environmental sustainability. But that doesn't have to be the case, particularly if we look at co-ops as a source of jobs.
Podcast
Scott Neigh | Hazel Corcoran talks about her work with the Canadian Worker Co-op Federation to get the resources in place to support worker co-ops, enterprises owned and democratically run by workers.
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Rick Salutin | You could build economic structures on hockey fan passions, confident that they won't easily ebb away. Why not? Because feeling part of larger things is at our core.
Columnists
Pro Bono, Brian Iler, Kirsten Iler | Until now, ownership and participation in Canada's growing green energy sector has been dominated by private sector interests. It looks like things may be starting to change.
Podcast
Adam Bemma | This week's #CityTalk goes to the heart of Montreal's Plateau district to hear from Jamie Klinger, a member of Co-op sur Genereux.
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Brendan Reimer | In a year that the UN has declared the "International Year of Co-operatives" the elimination of the only federal program for co-op development is not only hard to understand, it is misguided.
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Maria Wallstam | The already dire housing crisis in Vancouver is about to worsen with the mass expiration of funding and operating agreements for 25,000 social housing units.
News
Members of MEC are reacting to a proposal to give its board control over the co-op's elections.
MEC members | The board of directors of Mountain Equipment Co-op has introduced a Special Resolution that seeks to give the board power to choose which candidates appear on the nomination ballot.
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Marc Lee | The link between the radical democracy of the Occupy movement and co-ops is straightforward. Co-ops are member-owned and more deeply anchored in the local economy.
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Marc Lee | The economy is about business, right? In his book, 'Humanizing the Economy,' John Restakis reminds us that when it comes to business, capitalism isn't the only game in town.
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Am Johal | Milan's Mayday has over 120,000 people attend its festivities.
News
Mara Kardas-Nelson | A new collaboration between North America's largest industrial union and the world's largest worker-owned co-operative has reinvigorated proponents of an alternative to top-down business models.