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BCCA Newsletter

Please have a read of the British Columbia Co-operatives Association's July 2016 newsletter, especially the article from the HCCFC near the end. BCCA News: July 2016 BCCA CO-OPS IN SCHOOL PROGRAM [...]

By | August 6th, 2016|General Information, News|0 Comments

Electronic Access

Would YOUR co-op like to provide electronic access for your members/patients?  Check out this program from Health Connex and contact Curtis Tobin.

By | December 30th, 2015|General Information|0 Comments

Health, Wellness and Social Service co-ops intro in Calgary TODAY!

Are you curious about how a Wellness, Health or Social Service co-op could serve your community?  Or about how your could integrate one of our programs into your existing co-op [...]

By | December 4th, 2015|General Information, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is your health co-op’s best practice?

Will you share your experience at our Annual Meeting? Winnipeg, Dec 6 - 9, hosted by NorWest Co-op including the AGM, Youth engagement presentation, Site visits, Hans Kai training, and [...]

By | September 18th, 2015|Events, General Information|0 Comments

The International Labour Organization needs your input about care co-ops.

Please add your thoughts to this interesting research on care co-ops by Lenore Mathew and Satoko Horiuchi, whom I know from her excellent work with the Japanese Consumer Co-op Organization.  [...]

By | September 15th, 2015|General Information|0 Comments

ILO Survey on Health co-ops

The ILO (International Labour Organization) has posted a survey that would be of interest to all types of wellness, social service and healthcare coops. It ignores the important role of [...]

By | August 9th, 2015|General Information|Comments Off on ILO Survey on Health co-ops

Group Health in Seattle

Yesterday, May 19th, I had the opportunity to visit Group Health in Seattle which was started in 1947 by a few hundred ordinary citizens, people who worked in garages and consumer [...]

By | May 20th, 2014|General Information|Comments Off on Group Health in Seattle

The Co-op Identity and Principles

We, as co-operators, have the great advantage of operating with the built-in guidance of the internationally accepted co-op identity and principles. Co-operative Principles 1.        Voluntary and Open Membership 2.        Democratic [...]

By | March 23rd, 2014|General Information|Comments Off on The Co-op Identity and Principles

Your voice at the Global Health Forum, Geneva

I will have the privilege of presenting at the Geneva Health Forum in Switzerland in April on the topic of innovation in Canadian Health Co-ops, including all sub-sectors from home [...]

By | March 22nd, 2014|General Information|Comments Off on Your voice at the Global Health Forum, Geneva

Learning and sharing internationally

Health Co-op from around the globe come together in the International Health Co-op Organization.  And co-ops of all types will come together in the Global Co-op Summit in Quebec in [...]

By | January 14th, 2014|General Information|Comments Off on Learning and sharing internationally
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