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.
13 July 2023
Our friends at the Youth Excellence Society (YES)—best know for their summer camp programs—have some exciting news!
The have launched a brand new YES Scholarship Program. The YES believes that all youth should be able to follow their passions, and they are excited to bring this opportunity to their Alumni Participants.
3 May 2023
CHF BC board member Sahara Shaik has received a prestigious Community Award from the BC Achievement Foundation.
The Community Award program honours excellence and inspiring achievement in community service and leadership. It celebrates British Columbians who go above and beyond in their dedication and service to others. The award recognizes individuals who devote their time and energy to making their communities more caring, dynamic, beautiful, resilient and inclusive.
17 March 2023
Colleges and Institutions Canada (CICan), along with its 50 – 30 Challenge Hubs and Knowledge, Mobilisation and Dissemination Centres, have been working hard to bring you an incredible lineup of talented speakers to round out the month of March.
They’ll be discussing topics pertaining to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and offering practical steps that organizations—including housing co-operatives—can take to make positive change in the workplace.
20 January 2023
As the new moon appears in the sky tonight, the Lunar New Year begins welcoming the Year of the Tiger.
4 August 2022
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
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.
4 May 2022
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: 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.
28 January 2022
Our friends at the Ending Violence Association of British Columbia are offering a FREE series of online class through SHARP Workplaces on sexual harassment in the workplace.
27 January 2022
Dr. Garfield Hunter is an urban planner with over 9 years of diverse knowledge and leadership experience in urban redevelopment planning, climate change, housing, social equity, and sustainability education.
26 January 2022
AHMA’s groundbreaking work is an important step part of claiming and protecting the social, economic, and Indigenous housing rights of all urban, rural, and northern Indigenous Peoples in British Columbia.
12 January 2022
The YES Cooperation Media Club Stream will introduce youth to exciting new ideas, stories, information and theories that will open up new possibilities for the way they (and by extension, we) think about the world.