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.
16 November 2023
31 October 2023
During Co-op Week 2023, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) hosted an online a panel discussion entitled “How can co-operatives overcome barriers to climate action?”
This online panel brought together co-ops of various sizes from different sectors. Each face unique challenges specific to their industry, but also holds similar opportunities for leveraging larger networks of support for sharing knowledge and resources.
10 October 2023
Volunteering may be important for better cognition in late life and could serve as a simple intervention in all older adults to protect against risk for Alzheimer’s disease and associated dementias.
20 September 2023
This video offers a detailed overview of the Community Housing Fund and a step-by-step guide on eligibility, program requirements and how to apply.
5 July 2023
Do you ever wonder why some neighbourhoods are all single-family homes while others are high-rises, shops, and duplexes? Did you know you get to be part of that conversation?
Since April CityHive’s Civic Innovators, a group of youth (ages 18-30) from across the province of B.C., have been hard at work coming up with entirely new systems of governance and making recommendations on how to improve the public hearing process.
25 May 2023
Here is everything you need to know for our 2023 Spring Forum on May 28.
8 May 2023
On April 28, 2023, CHF BC resumed its program of neighbourhood events with a group of housing co-ops located in the Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood of Vancouver.
Members from a number of housing co-ops from the neighbourhood had the chance to meet and discuss issues of common interest and visit several of the neighbourhood non-profit housing co-ops.
13 April 2023
We live in a world divided by competition, but what would it be like if we thought about co-operating?
Take a look back at what the pioneers of Rochdale, England thought, and the birth of the co-operative movement which has inspired The Youth Excellence Society’s values and organization.
14 December 2022
The 2022 Year in Review spotlights significant stories and exciting accomplishments of our team of exceptional directors and staff–and—of course—our members who were engaged with their federation more than ever.
9 November 2022
Whether you are a new delegate for your co-op, or someone who’s been to CHF BC meetings in the past, this video will give an orientation to the federation and show you everything you need to know about our 2022 Annual General Meeting on November 20th.
15 August 2022
At our 2022 Spring Education Conference, we held two plenary sessions looking at the past, and future of the co-op housing sector in BC.
5 August 2022
Here is the video of our July 28, 2022 webinar on addressing overheating in co-operative housing.