Our best to you for the holidays - December 16, 2016


Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Ready for 2017?

2016 was an exciting year for CHF BC members. We celebrated long awaited progress in our hard-fought You Hold the Key Campaign and launched the Co-op Telecom program with TELUS to give members deep discounts on HDTV, high-speed internet and home phone services.Our Education Program rolled out a new line-up of workshops and webinars, and members enjoyed our first-ever completely digital version of Scoop magazine.



And that’s not all. CHF BC welcomed the BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA) to its offices on Commercial Drive in Vancouver. Together with BCNPHA, the Community Land Trust, COHO Management, CHF Canada, and Encasa Financial, we are Housing Central. As you can see, we completed an overhaul of our brand and overall look. And the brand new Fraserview Housing Co-op is under construction on land leased by our community land trust from the City of Vancouver.   Learn more about the year’s highlights in our annual report video.



Hard to believe, but 2017 promises to be equally packed with excitement and value for our members. Watch for the launch of our new website in the new year, and much more. 

2016 AGM board report - CHF BC

CHF BC's annual report video, November 2016.


Call for workshop proposals

Are you an educator with a great housing co-op workshop idea?  Don't miss your chance to submit a workshop proposal for our Spring Education Conference on April 1, 2017. We are currently accepting workshop proposals and the deadline for submissions is Friday, January 20, 2017. You can download the workshop proposal application here.

 


Need extra supplies to deal with the cold weather?

Need ice melt or road salt? Snow shovels? Don't forget to check out RONA for great discounts on all your maintenance supply needs. As part of our Group Buying Program, CHF BC members are eligible for these special member rates at RONA. If your co-op doesn't have an account yet, check out how to get started.


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 Upcoming Events

MAINLAND



Investments 101 workshop

January 31



Member Forum

March 20



Spring Education Conference

April 1



 

ISLAND



Vancouver Island Council

February 15



Spring Education Conference

April 1

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