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  16 January 2024   

Applications Now Open! Rooftops Canada Young Professionals Placement Program

Rooftops Canada is seeking four (4) qualified candidates to participate in our 6-month Young Professionals (YP) Overseas Placement Program.

This is part of their five-year project “Women’s Spaces: Implementing Equal Rights to Land, Housing and Livelihoods” in Angola, Kenya, South Africa, and Uganda.

  4 May 2023   

Red Dress Day 2023: How You Can Show Support for #MMIWG2S

This is a day to reflect on the devastating impact of racism and colonialism across this land we call Canada.  It’s also a day to strengthen our resolve to extend the co-op principle [PDF] of Concern for Community  to communities that have suffered injustice and exclusion for too long.

Thom Armstrong, CEO of CHF BC

  6 March 2023   

#EmbraceEquity on International Women’s Day

CHF BC is happy to join this year’s International Women’s Day campaign #EmbraceEquity.

One of CHF BC’s strategic priorities is belonging. We want our co-ops to be communities that promote and embody equitable access, opportunity, respect, and a sense of belonging for everyone.

  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.

  9 March 2021   

Celebrating the co-operative legacy of equality for Women’s History Month

Women have been part of CHF BC’s staff and leadership structure since the organization’s beginnings nearly 40 years ago. Today, 54% of CHF BC’s workforce and 71% of its management team are female, while more than half (58%) of the CHF BC board of directors is female.

Today, we’re shining a spotlight on some of our extraordinary leaders of the IWD 2021 campaign Choose to Challenge.