CHF BC speaks to parliamentary committee on co-ops

  26 July 2012

On July 26, CHF BC’s Darren Kitchen, Government Relations Director spoke to a parliamentary Special Committee on Co-operatives (COOP) on the importance of co-ops to our economy. He explained the value of housing co-ops as an affordable housing option and answered questions about housing co-ops and how government can help support existing co-ops and aid new co-op development. You can watch and listen to the podcast (drag the timeline to 15:42:13) — CHF BC was on from 12:30-2:00 pm (Pacific) — to hear Darren’s presentation and response to questions.Update: You can now also read the transcript of Darren’s presentation.CHF Canada spoke to the Committee on July 10. You can listen to that session (click “play” on film image) or read the transcript of the presentation from CHF Canada’s executive director, Nicholas Gazzard.