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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.

  31 January 2023   

Black History Month 2023

February is Black History Month in Canada. Black History Month is the annual commemoration of the contributions of Black and African diasporic communities in Canada. It recognizes their significant role in our history, even while enduring unending inequality, oppression, and erasure. Each year, Canadians celebrate this month by uncovering parts of our own colonial legacies to better understand our present and future.

At Housing Central, the events of 2020 compelled CHF BC and the BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA) to hold a mirror to ourselves and reflect on our efforts to address racial inequity as a community.

  20 January 2023   

Happy Lunar New Year 2023 – Year of the Rabbit

As the new moon appears in the sky tonight, the Lunar New Year begins welcoming the Year of the Tiger.

  4 January 2023   

Tamil Heritage Month 2023

Tamil Heritage Month is celebrated each January to increase awareness and appreciation for all the achievements and contributions of the Tamil people. British Columbia—and the rest of Canada— is home to a large Tamil diasporas.

  10 November 2022   

Meet our AGM keynote speaker from the Hogan’s Alley Society

CHF BC is honoured to have Djaka Blais (she/her) the Executive Director of the Hogan’s Alley Society (HAS) speak at our annual general meeting on November 20, 2022.

  27 September 2022   

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

As we’ve engaged with our members, many of whom have either been impacted by the colonial practices embedded in their housing co-ops’ culture, or those who have observed it, we recognize that we have a long way to go. 

  4 August 2022   

Exclusive Offer on TELUS LivingWell Companion

Members and staff of CHF BC member co-ops can now enjoy an exclusive offer on personal emergency response services from TELUS Health. Enjoy independent living at home or on the go with LivingWell Companion.

  3 June 2022   

The Path: Your Journey Through Indigenous Canada

In observing National Indigenous History Month this June, we are providing our members with exclusive access to an online Indigenous cultural awareness course called The Path: Your Journey Through Indigenous Canada.

  1 June 2022   

June is National Indigenous History Month

This month invites Indigenous Peoples to celebrate their history in the spirit of pride and preservation. For non-Indigenous Canadians, it is an opportunity to learn and show recognition of the role Indigenous Peoples have played and continue to play in shaping Canada

  4 May 2022   

May is Asian Heritage Month

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Asian Heritage Month in Canada. This month provides us with an opportunity to celebrate the contributions that Canadians of Asian decent have made and continue to make in Canada. 

  2 May 2022   

May 5 is Red Dress Day

May 5 is Red Dress Day: National Day of Awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ (Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and asexual plus) people.

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