E-newsletter archive

18 April 2013
Less than three weeks to Semi-Annual General Meeting Join us at CHF BC's Semi-Annual General Meeting on Saturday, May 4. We'll discuss strategic priorities and set the budget for the coming year. We will also award the second annual CHF BC Scholarships and host a provincial... Read more
12 April 2013
CHF BC kicks off election campaign Monday, April 15 You are invited to the launch of the CHF BC election campaign on Monday, April 15, the day before the official start of BC's provincial election campaign. We aim to tell all candidates and parties that they "hold the key" to... Read more
4 April 2013
One workshop closed, most nearly full for Spring Education Conference on Saturday If you planned to register for the Spring Education Conference on April 6 there are still spots open. But hurry! Online registration closes at 5 pm Friday. Choose from the exciting line up of... Read more
28 March 2013
Some workshops almost full for Spring Education Conference on April 6 Workshops are filling fast, so if you haven't signed up yet, hurry and register for the Spring Education Conference next weekend. Choose from a morning workshop like What makes a good director and an afternoon... Read more
22 March 2013
Goodbye HST, hello GST and PST: what does this mean for your co-op? On April 1, the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) of 12% will be replaced by the 5% Goods and Services Tax (GST) and 7% Provincial Sales Tax (PST), where applicable.  In general this is good news for co-ops because even... Read more
19 March 2013
Spring Education Conference registration filling fast Don't miss out on your chance to register for a great line up of workshops at the Spring Education Conference on April 6.  Choose from ten workshops including Future Shock: Planning for the end of your operating agreement and... Read more
11 March 2013
CHF BC's Spring Education Conference - April 6 Choose from a wide range of workshops at the Spring Education Conference, including two new ones, Engaging co-op members and Best practices for small businesses.   The printed conference flyer is coming to your co-op in the mail this... Read more
8 March 2013
 NEW! Carpet cleaning and other building services for member co-ops The latest new group buying service for CHF BC members isprofessional carpet cleaning and other building services from K&A Flooring’s Building Services Division.K&A's Building Services Division can... Read more
14 February 2013
Don't miss the March 1 Scholarship Fund application deadline! The 2013 CHF BC Scholarship Fund application deadline is March 1, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. The Scholarship Fund's purpose is to support the educational goals of co-op members, particularly young co-op members who are already... Read more
30 January 2013
Changes to lending rules make co-op refinancing easier CHF BC and Social Purpose Development Partners ready to help. Congratulations to CHF Canada! Our national federation has just convinced CMHC to make co-op refinancing much more affordable.  Until now, co-ops needing to... Read more