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Canada’s housing co-ops meet in Victoria to celebrate 50 years, advocacy wins and new growth

Canada’s housing co-ops meet in Victoria to celebrate 50 years, advocacy wins and new growth June 06

VICTORIA, BC, June 6, 2018 /CNW/ – Over 700 housing co-op members and staff from across Canada are meeting this...

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Ontario co-ops press their candidates to support co-op housing

Ontario co-ops press their candidates to support co-op housing May 31

Co-ops across Ontario have joined CHF Canada’s efforts to make affordable housing an issue in...

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CHF Canada signs on to A Shared Housing Agenda

CHF Canada signs on to A Shared Housing Agenda May 29

Today, Evergreen released A Shared Housing Agenda: Priorities for Ontario in 2018. The document outlines...

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Five ways your co-op can celebrate Pride Month this June

Five ways your co-op can celebrate Pride Month this June May 29

The co-operative housing movement strives to make sure all co-op members feel safe, welcome, and...

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Success Stories and Social Feed

Success Stories

Innovative. Diverse. Democratic.
Find out why 250,000 people in Canada call housing co-ops home.

  • Hugh Garner Housing Co-op
    Hugh Garner Housing Co-op
    Planning and Advocacy
    This forward-looking community engaged politicians, ministers and other decision-makers to the benefit of thousands of housing co-op members across the country.
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  • Unified Saint John Housing Co-op
    Unified Saint John Housing Co-op
    Co-operation Among Co-ops – Mergers
    The biggest merger in Canadian co-op housing history began with the desire for a stronger voice, financial sustainability and more opportunities for engagement.
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  • Tamil Co-operative Homes
    Tamil Co-operative Homes
    Community Spirit
    Once a haven for Tamil refugees, today this co-op welcomes immigrants from many countries and is considered not just an affordable stop but a permanent home.
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  • Western Manitoba Seniors Housing Co-op
    Western Manitoba Seniors Housing Co-op
    New Development
    When confronted with a chronic housing shortage, seniors in Brandon, Manitoba, went “Old School Co-operative” for a solution.
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  • Village Canadien Housing Co-op
    Village Canadien Housing Co-op
    Refinancing and Redevelopment
    Tireless lobbying for almost a decade lead to a result worth celebrating: with a new mortgage to revitalize aging homes.
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  • Faethorne Place Housing Co-op
    Faethorne Place Housing Co-op
    Environmental Sustainability
    How does a housing co-op become a green leader? One community garden, plot and greenhouse at a time.
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