Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Gets Funding for Elder Care Co-op

Good news for valley seniors. Recognizing the need for a cooperative approach to Elder Care funding has been received to kick the project into play. We are pleased to announce that Cowichan Co-operative Connections and Volunteer Cowichan will receive a $35,000 grant to build an elder care co-op in the Cowichan region over the next ...

Cowichan Conversations: Shift Change-Worker Owned Co-ops

Rob Douglas Please join us to watch the award-winning documentary film SHIFT CHANGE at Vancouver Island University’s Cowichan Campus on Friday, September 20. The film examines employee-owned businesses that compete successfully in today’s economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces and growing healthy communities. Visiting the 50-year old network of co-operative businesses in ...

Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Co-operative Connections News-Release

COWICHAN CO-OPERATIVE CONNECTIONS NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Local Organization Calling for Government Support for Co-ops DUNCAN – Cowichan Co-operative Connections feels government could take on a bigger role in supporting the growth of co-operative businesses in British Columbia, and with a provincial election on the horizon, they are taking to social media to make ...

Cowichan Conversations: Former Vancity Chair Bob Williams speaks at Cowichan Theatre on October 17, 7:00 pm

Bob Williams Bob Williams, one of BC’s most distinguished public citizens, will be speaking at the Cowichan Theatre on Wednesday, October 17 at 7:00 pm, in celebration of International Credit Union Day.Mr. Williams’ talk, titled The Future of BC’s Economy: De-Centralizing Power by Empowering the Regions, will explore the ideas of de-centralization and regionalization, discussing ...