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19 October 2017
At the Vancouver Island Council meeting on Wednesday, October 18, Council members elected Shannon Sangster of Tyee Co-op as the new Island Chair, and Corinne Overbeck of Lang Cove Co-op as the Island... Read more
12 September 2017
The 2017 budget update shows a clear commitment by the provincial government to prioritize affordable housing. With the announcement of 3,700 new affordable units and 6,700 currently in the pipeline... Read more
27 July 2017
The Co-op Housing Federation of BC is celebrating its 35th anniversary and there’s no better way we’d like to do that than in the same spirit of growth and excitement that marked our... Read more
27 July 2017
In celebration of CHF BC's 35th birthday, CHF BC's Telecom Program wants to thank you for spreading the good news about this great program to other members in your co-op.If your co-... Read more
18 July 2017
CHF BC and the BC Non-Profit Housing Association congratulated Premier John Horgan on his swearing in, and laud the decision to appoint the Honourable Selina Robinson as the Minister of Municipal... Read more
29 June 2017
At its June 21 meeting the CHF BC board of directors appointed some new officers to serve until the Federation’s November annual general meeting. The executive committee now includes Cassia... Read more
13 June 2017
Over 700 members and supporters of Canada's housing co-ops gathered in Niagara Falls for the annual meeting of the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) last week.Among other... Read more
31 May 2017
CHF BC welcomes our new Seniors Resource Coordinator, ML Burke. ML will lead CHF BC's newest initiative, Co-op Connections for Independence, a project funded with an Eldercare grant from the BC... Read more
31 May 2017
With much gratitude for her outstanding service to the co-op housing sector, CHF BC regretfully announces the resignation of president Patty Shaw.A longstanding member of Kailasa Housing Co-op in... Read more
26 May 2017
Island members gathered on May 24 for the Vancouver Island Council meeting in Victoria, networking with new and familiar faces, delegates and co-op members.Vancouver Island Directors Art Farquharson... Read more