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  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   

City of Vancouver unveils three Woodward’s proposals

The City of Vancouver has unveiled three design submissions for the future of the landmark Woodward’s building. The City will host several open houses in July to share information and gather feedback…

  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.

  3 June 2010   

Leaky co-op campaign targets key MPs

The campaign to solve the leaky co-op crisis entered a new phase in April, targeting six BC MPs with a phone blitz geared to getting them to agree to meetings. Check out more info at

  3 June 2010   

BCICS hosting Co-op Conference for Youth in Victoria

The BC Institute of Co-op Studies is hosting “Building Co-op Futures: a forum for young people” May 24-27 at U Vic. Click here for info.