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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   

Port Moody Housing Co-op Begins Rebuild 10 Months After Fire

Mountain View Housing Co-op in Port Moody has begun rebuilding 51 units of housing lost to fire in February of 2001. A total of 66 co-ops and co-op organizations donated money to the fire survivors.

  3 June 2010   

Murder Victim Was President of Cityview Co-op

Cityview Housing Co-op members are grieving the loss of their president, Aaron Webster, murdered in Stanley Park on November 17 in an apparent case of gay bashing.

  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   

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   

Cana Management celebrates 25 years

This year marks Cana Management’s 25th anniversary serving the co-op housing community in BC. They held an open house on October 14 to celebrate.

  3 June 2010   

New director resigns – replacement to be selected at October 11 meeting

One Island position on CHF BC’s board of directors is again vacant due to the resignation of newly elected Island Director, Sean Berard.

  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   

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.