E-newsletter archive

10 January 2013
Yes, we're moving! Our Vancouver office is moving: please note that our telephone and computer systems will be off-line January 11 until January 15 while we complete the move. Our new office will open Tuesday, January 15.  After this brief down time we look forward to serving you... Read more
22 December 2012
Happy Holidays! 2012 was a memorable year for CHF BC and its members.  We celebrated the International Year of Co‑operatives, our federation’s 30th anniversary, and the 10th anniversary of our Vancouver Island Council. We also launched our new Scholarship Fund, added a new staff... Read more
14 December 2012
CHF BC Scholarship Fund 2013 application online now! We're pleased to announce the second year of our successful scholarship program. The CHF BC Scholarship Fund's purpose is to support the educational goals of co-op members, particularly young co-op members who are already making... Read more
29 November 2012
Don't miss out - still time to register for AGM this Saturday! There's still time to register a delegate for our Annual General Meeting on Saturday, December 1. It looks like we’re approaching a record number of delegates. We hope you can join us for an exciting day.   We'll have... Read more
27 November 2012
AGM this Saturday - delegate handbook online now! There's still time to register a delegate for this Saturday's CHF BC Annual General Meeting, but don't delay! This is our last big event of the year, and our 30th AGM.The complete AGM registration package was mailed to your co-op... Read more
20 November 2012
Nomination deadline extended to November 28! Candidates for the CHF BC board and finance committee now have until November 28 to file their nomination forms with the CHF BC office. Delegates at CHF BC’s December 1 annual general meeting will be electing five new directors to serve... Read more
15 November 2012
2012 AGM features two special resolutions Delegates at CHF BC’s December 1st  annual general meeting will be asked to adopt two special resolutions. Both special resolutions propose amendments to the Federation’s current Rules.   The first (Qualifications of Member Housing Co-... Read more
5 November 2012
Give your input in person or via webinar to help shape Model Rules 2.0 CHF BC continues to consult with its members on the current Model Rules and Occupancy Agreement. Earlier this year, through an online survey we heard what co-ops like and don’t like about their Rules and... Read more
29 October 2012
Change to the Cooperative Association Act Please note that the province has amended section 15 of the Cooperative Association Act.  This amendment removes the requirement that the registrar review a co-op’s rules to determine if they meet the requirements of the Act.  Instead, the... Read more
12 October 2012
CHF BC's Fall Education Conference helps co-ops get management right In the final months of the International Year of Co-operatives and the Year of Getting Management Right, our line up of workshops at this fall's Education Conference ... Read more