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Tina Stevens’ Statement on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

Tina Stevens’ Statement on Tk’emlúps te SecwépemcJune 02

This post contains details some readers may find distressing. A 24-hour National Indian Residential School...

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Housing Co-ops and COVID-19

Housing Co-ops and COVID-19March 17

Updated April 12, 2021 At your housing co-op CHF Canada events CHF Canada member services...

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CHF Canada staff in their communities

CHF Canada staff in their communitiesJuly 28

We know that many co-op members and staff are active volunteers, both at their co-ops...

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#HumansOfCoopHousing: Shannon helps grow community through gardening

#HumansOfCoopHousing: Shannon helps grow community through gardeningJuly 28

At Spruce Court Co-op, Shannon is known for being a warm-hearted neighbour, a skilled gardener,...

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Co-ops coping with COVID-19: Capital replacements and repairs

Co-ops coping with COVID-19: Capital replacements and repairsJuly 28

Around the world, manufacturing and trade has been disrupted by Covid-19. Transportation bottlenecks, border hassles,...

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We’re Hiring: Regional Manager, Prairies

We’re Hiring: Regional Manager, PrairiesJuly 15

NOTICE OF POSITION: REGIONAL MANAGER, PRAIRIES The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada is recruiting to...

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Events

08Jul

Available July 8 – December 31, 2021 The advantage of holding our annual meeting virtually...

Success Stories and Social Feed

Success Stories

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

  • Stanley Knowles Co-op
    Stanley Knowles Co-op
    Toronto seniors enjoy a diverse community
    Flanked by condo towers in the dynamic Yonge-Eglinton neighborhood of Toronto, the co-op’s 103 units are home to a diverse community, 2/3 of whom are seniors.
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  • Fraserview Co-op
    Fraserview Co-op
    Beautiful new riverside co-op helps address Vancouver’s housing crunch.
    Developed in partnership with the City, this innovative project will provide affordable community housing desperately needed in a region with sky-high rents and real estate.
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  • Sundance Housing Co-op
    Sundance Housing Co-op
    Dedicated to sustainable living
    After operating for more than 40 years, this Edmonton co-op has begun a deep energy retrofit project.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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Congrats to the recipients of the Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation Scholarships!

The Alexander Fraser Laidlaw Fellowship, which we sponsor, went to Michael Kenny, who is studying social economy organizations at post-secondary campuses.
https://canada.coop/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/RECIPIENTS-EN.pdf

Thank you Min. @PrabSarkaria for taking the time to meet with Brampton South housing co-ops today to talk about sustaining affordable housing co-ops for future generations! @CHFCanada

19 hours ago

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Warmest congratulations to the 2021 recipients of the Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation Scholarships! The Alexander Fraser Laidlaw Fellowship, which CHF Canada sponsors, went to Michael Kenny, who is studying social economy organizations at post-secondary campuses.canada.coop/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/RECIPIENTS-EN.pdf ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

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Hilton Henhawke and Philomena Chechock-Henhawke have been members of Charles Hastings Co-op for 26 years. In our conversation with them, they reflect on the benefits of co-op living and a lifetime of commitment to their community.Philomena: "We’re both mobility-challenged now, and as you age, as friends and family start dying, and children and grand-children live far away, the co-op becomes your community. It softens the isolation."Hilton: "Co-ops can be good housing for Indigenous people. What’s important is to teach people, educate people about how co-ops operate."Read the full #HumansOfCoopHousing profile here: chfcanada.coop/hoch-co-op-living-provides-aging-in-place-for-urban-indigenous-couple-hilton-and-p... ... See MoreSee Less
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