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  3 June 2010   

Federal election blog goes live

As CHF BC’s intrepid campaign co-ordinator, I, Darren Kitchen, will be reporting from the back rooms, trenches and meet and greets of our campaign.
Get the inside track on this election blog as I…

  3 June 2010   

Council meeting fun and informative – Island participation on the rise

17 of 33 CHF BC member co-ops sent delegates to the Vancouver Island Council meeting on October 13, 2005.

  3 June 2010   

Excellent turnout and feedback at Island section 95 meeting

There was standing room only at the Section 95 Subsidy crisis meeting held in Victoria on September 27.

  3 June 2010   

Summer SCOOP mailed on June 24

The spring issue of SCOOP was mailed to co-ops on June 24. Watch for your copy to arrive soon.

  3 June 2010   

Housing Co-ops to Debate Impact of 2010 Olympics Bid on Affordable Housing

Will hosting the Olympics in 2010 help or hurt the cause of affordable housing in BC? CHF BC will host a discussion forum on the 2010 Olympics Bid and what it means for affordable housing.

  3 June 2010   

Fire at Harris Road

A mother and her 15 year old son at Harris Road Housing Co-op in Pitt Meadows awoke early Friday morning to find their unit on fire.

  3 June 2010   

Winter SCOOP mailed on December 17

The winter issue of SCOOP was mailed to co-ops on Friday. Watch for your copy to arrive soon.

  3 June 2010   

South African delegation arrives in Vancouver

Social housing representatives from South Africa arrived in Vancouver this week as part of a Rooftops Canada sponsored trip to share information and experiences with housing co-ops.

  3 June 2010   

Fighting for housing co-ops in the federal election

CHF BC and CHF Canada will be fighting, during this federal election, for more co-ops and other forms of affordable housing.

  3 June 2010   


CHF BC’s annual general meeting takes place November 29. We’re still looking for election candidates with six board positions and a seat on the Finance Committee up for grabs.