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  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’s new board

At CHF BC’s AGM on November 29, delegates had the difficult task of choosing from ten candidates to fill six at-large vacancies on the CHF BC board. 

  3 December 2014   

You Hold the Key Campaign is in the movies!

At CHF BC’s AGM on Saturday, November 29, 2014 delegates were treated to a fast-paced review of the Federation’s You Hold the Key campaign. The multi-media update highlighted our work…

  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.

  3 December 2014   

CHF BC pays tribute to long-serving directors and staff

At the CHF BC AGM on November 29, 2014, CHF BC honoured three long-serving directors as they left the board. Delegates applauded Isabel Evans, Lisa Berting and Dianne Brubaker who all reached their…

  2 December 2014   

Annual General Meeting a lively mix of big plans and good news

CHF BC’s 32nd annual meeting on Saturday, November 29 was packed with presentations, exciting announcements and a hotly contested election.Just some of the highlights included:CHF BC’s new…

  18 November 2014   

Housing co-ops win big at the ballot box in civic elections

Parties and candidates who made housing co-ops a priority in their campaign platforms did extremely well in Saturday’s civic elections.Co-op-friendly slates and candidates for council and mayor…

  13 November 2014   

Co-ops on the municipal ballot: who’s talking about us…?

There are only two days left in the campaign to elect mayors and councils in municipalities across British Columbia.  We’re always curious to know who is planning to put housing co‑ops…

  12 November 2014   

Big turnout and lots of enthusiasm at Fall Island Education Day!

Seventeen Island co-ops and 33 members turned out for a day of workshops at the Fall Island Education Day on Saturday, November 8.