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.

  25 April 2020   

Co-ops in a COVID-19 time: Virtual town hall recap

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first virtual town hall on April 22nd. We hope you enjoyed exploring what housing co-ops need to know during the COVID-19 pandemic. The event attracted more than 180 co-op members, making it the best attended event in CHF BC’s history.

Our focus wasn’t on how to survive. Rather it was how to thrive and do whatever’s necessary to emerge from these challenging times stronger than ever. 

If you weren’t able to join us, you can watch the virtual town hall recording below.  And don’t worry, we’ll be scheduling regular events on line to keep you in the loop.

  24 November 2017   

Seeking members interested in joining CHF BC’s education committees!

Are you passionate about education for housing co-op members? Would you like to meet two or three times in 2018 to offer your insights and experience? Our CHF BC education committees (both Mainland and Vancouver Island) are essential to making sure our initiatives are grounded in the reality of life for housing co-ops in BC. … Continued

  30 October 2017   

Members enjoy a forward-looking 2017 Fall Education Conference

Around 150 CHF BC members came together on Saturday, October 28 for the 2017 Fall Education Conference.

All conference participants were invited to share their thoughts in an afternoon plenary that looked at what we can learn from looking back and looking forward in the development of our housing co-ops.

  28 June 2017   

Fabulous fun in the sun at Co-op Housing Summer BBQ

Co-op members from around the Lower Mainland came together on Saturday, June 24 at Trout Lake in Vancouver for an afternoon of fun, good food, games, kids races, and prizes in the bright summer sun. Members shared a BBQ catered by Vera’s Burger Shack and enjoyed live musical entertainment by renowned performing artist Sibel Thrasher. The annual event … Continued

  8 November 2016   

Inspiring education conference and plenary

On October 22, CHF BC members came together for another inspiring education conference. There was great feedback from participants new, returning and from around the province.

  11 April 2016   

Co-op members build a strong platform for innovation at Spring Education Conference

A capacity crowd of CHF BC members took part in the Co-op Housing Education Conference on Saturday, April 9 with 150 people in 12 workshops. All the workshops were built around creating a strong…

  22 December 2015   

Record-breaking AGM generates excitement over new program, new board and new hope

A new program, a new board and new hope for members caught in the co-op housing crunch were all unveiled at a meeting that took AGMs to new heights. A record-breaking 64 delegates plus observers and…

  25 September 2015   

Model Rules 2.0 Info Session answers lots of questions

Co-op members from around the Lower Mainland got answers to their Model Rules 2.0 questions with answers that explained the major differences in the new Model Rules and gave the back-story that led…

  17 September 2015   

Will you still need me, will you still feed me? Sneak preview of Aging in Place survey results at Member Forum

CHF BC’s Aging in Place Project Coordinator, Alison Planche presented the preliminary results of the Aging in Place survey to members at CHF BC and CHF Canada’s joint Member Forum on…

  10 July 2015   

City of Vancouver Lease Agreements – First Conversations with Co-ops

For the last week of June, CHF BC arranged a pair of meetings for some of the 50 housing co-ops holding leases with the City of Vancouver. These meetings were focused on the concerns of co-ops with…

  23 March 2015   

Island members “Get Real” at all-day Island Education Day workshop

On Saturday, March 21, 19 enthusiastic members from 12 Island co-ops came together to “Get Real” at the Spring Island Education Day.

  10 May 2005   

CHF BC seeks nominations for AGM elections

CHF BC is calling for nominations for board and finance committee elections at the November 26 annual general meeting.