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A well-informed membership makes the co-op housing movement stronger. Keep up-to-date on the latest CHF BC, and co-op housing related, goings-on by reading our latest news below. To get this news—and more— delivered directly to your inbox subscribe to our newsletters.

  3 June 2010   

Winter SCOOP mailed on December 18

The Winter issue of SCOOP has been sent to co-ops. Watch for your copy, which includes a report on the November AGM and Commercial Services news announcing several new programs.

  3 June 2010   

Rainbow’s End members need your help

Rainbow’s End Housing Co-op in Burnaby has building-envelope problems so serious that every member has to move out so they can be fixed. They are appealing for help from other co-ops.

  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   

SIGN UP NOW FOR THE 2003 AGM

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 www.leaky.coop

  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.

  3 June 2010   

Another popular Education Conference

CHF BC’s Spring Conference was almost fully sold out. Members representing housing co-ops throughout the province enjoyed a great selection of workshops.

  3 June 2010   

Island Council Meeting held on February 15

The February 15, 2003 meeting of the Vancouver Island Council meeting was well attended. Thirty delegates and guests celebrated the first anniversary of the Council. Janet Hall (Pheasant Meadows Co-…

  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.