SCHEDULED
WORKSHOPS

We support our members by offering workshops at our CHF BC locations and webinars. Send representatives from your co-op and learn alongside other members!

Discount options are available for bulk registrations, and for those who have to travel further to attend – see our fees page.

Please note that the program will be updated through the year and may be subject to change.

For workshop-related questions or if you have difficulty making a selection through the website, please email CHF BC at education@chf.bc.ca.

‘Building a Culture of Accountability’ at Co-operative Housing Education Conference October 19

No one follows through on their commitments every time, but what is it that makes us want to? Co-op culture can encourage or discourage accountability. Find out how friends and neighbours can hold each other accountable, without naming and shaming. 

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Co-operative Housing Education Conference – Westin Wall Centre, Richmond.

For more details view the flyer here and to register visit the event listing.

19 October
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‘Kairos Blanket Exercise’ at Co-operative Housing Education Conference October 19

Experience a powerful interactive exercise to learn about historic and contemporary relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada. Step onto blankets that represent the land and literally walk through our shared history.

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Co-operative Housing Education Conference – Westin Wall Centre, Richmond.

For more details view the flyer here and to register visit the event listing.

19 October
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‘How to Speak Up at Meetings’ at Co-operative Housing Education Conference October 19

Speaking up at meetings can be nerve-racking, especially if you have a quiet voice. Learn some techniques to overcome the anxiety of speaking in front of a group. Find out about strategies to make your voice heard in an authentic, engaging, succinct and effective way.

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Co-operative Housing Education Conference – Westin Wall Centre, Richmond.

For more details view the flyer here and to register visit the event listing.

19 October
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‘Disputes Under the CRT’ at Co-operative Housing Education Conference October 19

The provincial Civil Resolution Tribunal has assumed jurisdiction over some disputes between housing co-ops and their members. The CRT’s goal is to provide easy and inexpensive access to justice. Join us to learn how it might impact your co-op and what you can do to be prepared.

2:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Co-operative Housing Education Conference – Westin Wall Centre, Richmond.

For more details view the flyer here and to register visit the event listing.

19 October
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‘Fishing for Stories’ at Co-operative Housing Education Conference October 19

Learn the ancient art of telling stories as a way to get to know your neighbours better and build your co-op community. In this practical workshop you will have fun finding your own stories, learning how to tell them, and discovering how sharing stories helps to strengthen communities. 

2:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Co-operative Housing Education Conference – Westin Wall Centre, Richmond.

For more details view the flyer here and to register visit the event listing.

19 October
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‘Supporting Safe Communities’ at Co-operative Housing Education Conference October 19

Housing co-ops are known for providing homes in safe nurturing communities. But no community is completely immune to issues such as domestic violence. Walk through challenging scenarios that explore appropriate and safe community responses to women experiencing violence, and learn about local resources that can help.

2:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Co-operative Housing Education Conference – Westin Wall Centre, Richmond.

For more details view the flyer here and to register visit the event listing.

19 October
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‘Privacy Primer for Co-ops’ at Co-operative Housing Education Conference October 19

Co-ops deal with a lot of personal information about members. BC’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) includes very specific rules about how this information can, and can’t be used, as well as who should have access to it. Don’t let a privacy complaint be the first time you learn about your obligations under PIPA.

2:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Co-operative Housing Education Conference – Westin Wall Centre, Richmond.

For more details view the flyer here and to register visit the event listing.

19 October
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‘Advanced Governance’ at Co-operative Housing Education Conference October 19

This master class will help you shift the focus of your co-op’s governance to tackle the priorities that really matter. Tap into the collective insights, experience and creativity of your members to create new best practices and elevate your governance to the next level. 

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Co-operative Housing Education Conference – Westin Wall Centre, Richmond.

For more details view the flyer here and to register visit the event listing.

19 October
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‘Mission, Vision and Values’ at Co-operative Housing Education Conference October 19

Using elements of CHF BC’s popular Co-op Compass, we’ll show you how it is possible to bring your members together to develop a shared mission, vision and values for your co-op. Knowing what what you want your shared future to look like can be the key to a stronger, more cohesive and inclusive community.

2:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Co-operative Housing Education Conference – Westin Wall Centre, Richmond.

For more details view the flyer here and to register visit the event listing.

19 October
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‘Redevelopment’ at Co-operative Housing Education Conference October 19

Learn how BC Housing is working with the community housing sector to facilitate the redevelopment of affordable homes on existing sites. Take part in a facilitated Q & A with the Community Land Trust Foundation, and discuss how we might apply recent case studies to the co-op housing sector. 

2:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Co-operative Housing Education Conference – Westin Wall Centre, Richmond.

For more details view the flyer here and to register visit the event listing.

19 October
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