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.

Getting to Zero – Fall Education Conference: Oct 31, 2020

Afternoon workshop: 1:15 to 3:00 p.m.

Climate change is real. We need to change how our homes use energy and
prepare them for extreme weather. We must find ways to transform building retrofits to support affordability and healthy indoor environments.

Let’s hear from others about solutions and talk about what’s possible.

This webinar is part of our first virtual Fall Education Conference.

 

31 October
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Investing 101 – Fall Education Conference: Oct 31, 2020

Afternoon workshop: 1:15 to 3:00 p.m.

Can your co-op look forward to a strong financial future? Are your investment practices aligned with your mission and your short- and long-term goals?

Join Encasa Financial for an overview of capital planning and responsible investing. Learn how the right investment strategy is critical to good governance and sound management.

Part of our first virtual Fall Education Conference.

31 October
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Gearing up for Construction – Fall Education Conference: Oct 31, 2020

Morning workshop: 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Many co-ops face major repairs and building renewals soon. Appliances are pretty easy to address, but roofs?

Balconies? Parkade membranes? These are large, complicated and expensive projects. Who will you involve to make sure things get done properly? How can you satisfy a lender if you don’t have enough reserves?

Join us and find out!

This webinar is part of our first virtual Fall Education Conference.

31 October
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Building a Co-operative Community – Fall Education Conference: Oct 31, 2020

Afternoon workshop: 1:15 to 3:00 p.m.

Are you looking for tools to bring your co-op closer together? In this workshop we will explore what the co-op principles mean to you, how
they connect to the work being done in your co-op, and what we can all do to strengthen our individual relationships and our community.

This webinar is part of our first virtual Fall Education Conference.

31 October
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Bridging Inequities: The Power of Co-ops – Fall Education Conference: Oct 31, 2020

Afternoon workshop: 1:15 to 3:00 p.m.

In this session you’ll learn how co-ops strengthen the democratic processes and lessen inequities. Robin will share how the Co-op Principles and other key tools help to build resilient co-ops and stronger communities.

This webinar is part of our first virtual Fall Education Conference.

31 October
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Courageous Conversations – Fall Education Conference: Oct 31, 2020

Morning workshop: 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

How can we hold courageous anti-racist conversations in our co-ops? In this session you will learn key steps to engage in conversations that move towards increased awareness and taking meaningful action.

This webinar is part of our first virtual Fall Education Conference.

31 October
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Leadership Renewal for Co-op Boards – Fall Education Conference: Oct 31, 2020

Morning workshop: 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Leadership renewal has much in common with succession planning.

Both are future-focused and aim to develop talent ready and able to fill critical positions. What if we applied best practices in Human Resources management to the challenge of leadership renewal in housing co-ops?

This webinar is part of our first virtual Fall Education Conference.

31 October
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Conflict in Co-ops – Fall Education Conference: Oct 31, 2020

Morning workshop: 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Conflict will always be part of living in a community. This workshop will explore when to involve the co-op in a dispute and when not to. We will also look at what gets in the way of effective responses to conflicts and review the options that are available to co-ops for the resolution of disputes.

This webinar is part of our first virtual Fall Education Conference.

31 October
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Ask the Lawyers – Fall Education Conference: Oct 31, 2020

Morning workshop: 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Bring your toughest legal questions for our team of experienced co-op lawyers.

Get the answer to that question you’ve always had about the Co-op Act, model rules, human rights, privacy, membership termination,
governance, and more.

Win a prize for the workshop’s toughest question!

This webinar is part of our first virtual Fall Education Conference.

31 October
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Strategies for Challenging Behaviour – Fall Education Conference: Oct 31, 2020

Afternoon workshop: 1:15 to 3:00 p.m.

In this session we will look at how being proactive and incorporating rapport, clear boundaries and flexibility can minimize challenging behaviours.

Join us for a lively discussion as we will discuss different case scenarios.

This webinar is part of our first virtual Fall Education Conference.

31 October
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