E-newsletter archive

15 June 2013
New Long-Term Planning and Financing Services for Co-ops! CHF BC has a history of providing valuable educational, advocacy and commercial services to its members. The Federation is now launching a new set of services to assist co-ops with making long-term plans for the future. CHF BC... Read more
13 June 2013
Family fun at the Co-op Housing Summer BBQ All CHF BC and CHF Canada members are invited to join in the fun at our annual Co-op Housing Summer BBQ on Saturday, June 22, from noon to 3 pm at Trout Lake Park in Vancouver. Come share a barbecue with other co-op housing members, listen... Read more
23 May 2013
Clarification of memo on changes to the Coop Act  Last week we told you about some important changes to the Cooperative Association Act (the Co-op Act) dealing with the ability of housing co-ops to end a membership by way of an Occupancy Agreement termination.   In summary: A... Read more
16 May 2013
Important notice of changes to BC's Cooperative Association Act On June 1, 2013 some important changes to the Cooperative Association Act (the Co-op Act) will take effect.  The most important of these changes deal with the ability of housing co-ops to terminate a membership by way... Read more
15 May 2013
Vancouver City Council gives green light to Land Trust proposal for new affordable housing CHF BC welcomed a unanimous decision by Vancouver City Council this morning, May 15, to approve a proposal from the Community Housing Land Trust Foundation (the Land Trust) to lead a ... Read more
10 May 2013
New co-op to be part of Land Trust housing development in Vancouver A partnership of co-op and non-profit organizations led by CHF BC is bringing four sites owned by the City of Vancouver under one roof to build new affordable housing. If approved by Vancouver City Council on May... Read more
7 May 2013
Does the plight of low-income, elderly and disabled co-op members set your heart a-twitter? You can still help! There's one week left to the provincial election on May 14 and we've been busy working to make sure all provincial parties know that they hold the key to keeping low-... Read more
27 April 2013
SAGM Delegate Handbook online now Download a copy of the Delegate Handbook for our Semi-Annual General Meeting on Saturday, May 4. Get a preview of the meeting and all the information you need to register and attend.   You won't want to miss being there: we'll be awarding the... Read more
24 April 2013
Can you tweet? Don't be anti-social-media: we need you! Follow us on Twitter, tweet and retweet, like us on Facebook and give us a thumbs-up on YouTube. And be sure to follow our election blog for up-to-the minute reporting. This provincial election campaign is happening on social... Read more
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