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22 September 2023
One of autumn highlights is the Fall Education Conference.
Taking place on October 14, 20923, this year’s conference is focused on helping housing co-ops and their members navigate their future landscape of their home and community.
28 August 2023
North Arm Housing Co-operative is the newest addition to the Community Land Trust (CLT) portfolio. It brings an additional 58 homes at Fraser and East 19th Avenue in East Vancouver.
Aimed at for a diverse 55+community, the co-op features studio and one-bedroom apartments for members within the seven-story building. It is a welcoming, connected and inclusive neighbourhood with affordable housing for a secure long-term home.
21 March 2023
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
CHF BC is dedicated to the principles of anti-racism and an end to racial discrimination. While much progress has been made, Indigenous peoples, and racialized and religious minority communities—including in housing co-ops—continue to face racism and discrimination every day.
13 October 2021
The Co-operative Housing Federation of BC (CHF BC) is pleased to host its first virtual Well-Being Conference with an original lineup of meaningful, community-focused wellness workshops and activities from October 18 to 22, 2021.
This conference, happening during Co-op Week, is a week-long series dedicated to supporting the well-being and resilience of communities in the co-op housing sector, housing sector, co-op organizations and beyond.
4 May 2021
May is Asian Heritage Month and CHF BC is celebrating the rich Asian heritage of our communities. We acknowledge the Asian-heritage community leaders and builders and want to uplift their voices and stories. We will also begin the work to formally tackle anti-Asian racism while acknowledging that this is an ongoing process and just the … Continued
3 May 2021
In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, this May we join together with our partners in Housing Central to celebrate the rich Asian heritage of our communities.
We acknowledge the Asian-heritage community leaders and builders and want to uplift their voices and stories.
We will also begin the work to formally tackle anti-Asian racism while acknowledging that this is an ongoing process and just the beginning of our work to dismantle structural racism.
26 February 2021
As Black History Month draws to a close, we are reflecting on our work of shedding light on historical and modern day “hidden figures” in the Black community in British Columbia and Canada. Why did we feel it was important to celebrate Black History Month? 2020 was undoubtedly a year of reckoning in race relations. We all … Continued