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  18 December 2023   

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year 2024!

As we wrap up another incredible year together, we wanted to take a moment to share our gratitude and spread some festive cheer your way. Your dedication and hard work have made this year truly special. The energy and enthusiasm you bring to our co-operative community have created a vibrant and supportive environment. From overcoming … Continued

  24 January 2017   

Thermal Imaging for co-ops in Vancouver – deadline January 31

The City of Vancouver is offering a thermal imaging program aimed at reducing the City’s greenhouse gas emissions. Housing co-ops have successfully used thermal infrared imaging in the past to…

  13 May 2016   

Good news for low-income co-op households across Canada

Housing co-ops all across Canada got some good news last week from federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos. In his newsletter, Dialogue with Duclos the…

  26 March 2016   

Federal budget relief puts pressure on B.C. to fix the co-op housing crunch

Housing co-ops across Canada are celebrating a federal budget that promises short-term relief for low-income co-op members caught in the co-op housing crunch and the active re-engagement of the…

  22 December 2015   

CHF BC part of “Co-ops in Schools” Tri-Mentorship program

CHF BC is one of three Lower Mainland co-op sponsors with four staff (from CHF BC and COHO Management Society) matched up to mentor post-secondary students as BC Co-operative…

  26 November 2015   

It’s an election!

We have eight declared candidates for five openings on CHF BC’s board of directors so we’ll be holding an election at the CHF BC Annual Meeting this Saturday!

  16 November 2015   

Prime Minister Trudeau shows support for co-op housing

On November 13th, the co‑operative housing sector received a positive signal from Prime Minister Trudeau when he made public the mandate letters to his new cabinet. Mandate letters provide Ministers…

  8 October 2015   

Fire at Mountain View Co-op in Port Moody: can your co-op help?

On October 7, a devastating fire at Mountain View Co-op in Port Moody destroyed 47 homes. Everyone made it out safely, although some pets were lost. The units affected were one, two and three…

  26 May 2015   

Fire at River Woods

CHF BC continues to follow the story of  River Woods Housing Co-op in North Vancouver as they cope with the damage and loss of homes from a fire on May 7 affecting 26 units.

  25 February 2015   

Members pitch for Key Campaign at February Member Forum

It was a packed room on Monday, February 16 for the first CHF BC and CHF Canada Member Forum of 2015. After reports from the two federations, members heard an update on the You Hold the Key Campaign…

  4 December 2014   

New directors and executive at CHF BC

At CHF BC’s AGM on November 29, delegates elected four new directors to the board. Here’s a little about our new directors and our new executive.Patty Shaw, President

  3 December 2014   

CHF BC announces new group buying partner for counters and cabinets!

At CHF BC’s AGM on November 29, 2014, CHF BC announced a new group buying partnership with AMSD Contracting and Merit Kitchens.