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A well-informed membership makes the co-op housing movement stronger. Keep up-to-date on the latest CHF BC, and co-op housing related, goings-on by reading our latest news below. To get this news—and more— delivered directly to your inbox subscribe to our newsletters.

  12 September 2022   

Benchmarking!

We’re pleased to announce a new service to help CHF BC members measure and track energy use.

“Benchmarking” may not sound that exciting, but it’s definitely something we’re thinking about and excited to promote. It fits well with our shared concern for environmental sustainability.

  2 June 2022   

Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program

National Resources Canada’s Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure (ZEVIP) funding program can help housing co-ops looking to support the adoption of zero emission vehicles by members.

  26 January 2022   

Vacancies on CHF BC’s Climate Emergency Task Force

CHF BC is inviting applications from members interested in serving on the Climate Emergency Task Force. Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 21, 2022.

  14 December 2021   

New Model Sustainability Policy

Co-op decisions impact the environment and are impacted by the environment. Does your co-op have an overall direction on how to sustainably approach its operations and long-term planning? Consider adopting a sustainability policy! Sustainability can touch on almost all aspects of a co-op’s operations. More than with most policies, a sustainability policy sets out how … Continued

  16 June 2021   

Decolonizing Environmentalism

In thinking about environmental sustainability, we must also consider past injustices and exclusions against Indigenous, Black, People of Colour and other marginalized populations, as well as their different perspectives.

  7 January 2021   

Rebates for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

More and more people are looking at electric vehicles (EVs) for reduced environmental impact and other benefits. It’s still a challenge to develop the infrastructure to support those vehicles, but there is a short-term incentive program to help get you EV Ready that we’d like to highlight. In December 2020, the BC Government announced new … Continued