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  17 May 2022   

Upcoming Vancouver Island Events

Vancouver Island members are invited to join us for two exciting upcoming events.: Vancouver Island Council and Anniversary Reception, and Island Education Day.

  9 May 2022   

In Memory of Wes Hosler

Many of you will remember Wes as a community housing sector stalwart. He served as both treasurer and president of CHF Canada, as well as president of CHF BC. He is also one of CHF Canada’s Honorary Life Associates.

  4 May 2022   

May is Asian Heritage Month

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Asian Heritage Month in Canada. This month provides us with an opportunity to celebrate the contributions that Canadians of Asian decent have made and continue to make in Canada. 

  3 May 2022   

VIDEO: Preparation and Protection from Extreme Heat and Wildfire Smoke

After the deadly periods of extreme heat in 2021, many housing co-ops recognized the need to help ensure the health and well-being of members and staff during these events.

  2 May 2022   

May 5 is Red Dress Day

May 5 is Red Dress Day: National Day of Awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ (Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and asexual plus) people.

  27 April 2022   

Happy Sikh Heritage Month!

Join us at CHF BC as we recognize and celebrate Sikh Canadians and their accomplishments and contributes. 

  22 April 2022   

Co-op Housing in the News

Following the release of the federal budget there has been a flurry news coverage. Here is a selection of some of these articles… and more.

  12 April 2022   

2022 Federal Budget Response

Housing affordability was at the forefront of big-ticket federal budget announcements last week, and CHF BC is pleased to see Ottawa’s focus on an issue affecting the lives of millions of Canadians so directly.

  4 April 2022   

 Ramadan Mubarak!

On behalf of the CHF BC group of Social enterprises, we extend our best wishes for a blessed and peaceful time of reflection to everyone observing this sacred month.

  31 March 2022   

Vancouver Island Visit

Our Communications Director, Yuri Artibise, will be in Victoria from April 6-8, 2022. During his visit, he will be available to meet with Vancouver Island co-op members, staff, and partners.