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MEC members | Large co-ops in Canada have a history of drifting toward acting like for-profit companies run for shareholder profit, seeing their member-owners as customers rather than owners.
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.
Mordecai Briemberg | Redeye speaks with Dru Oja Jay about why he's running for a position on the board of Mountain Equipment Coop. Dru Oja Jay is co-founder of The Dominion, a grassroots online newspaper.