Accidental Deliberations: Leadership 2017 Platform Analysis – Charlie Angus

While most discussion around the NDP’s leadership campaign has revolved around the ebb and flow of news cycles, it’s always worth a closer look as to what the candidates see as worth highlighting. So I’ll be taking a look at the policies on offer from the candidates, starting with Charlie Angus. While Angus has been ...

calgaryliberal.com: 1 out of 100 Calgary Co-op members vote.

It’s election season for Calgary Co-op. For the month of February if you’re a member-owner of Calgary Co-op you can select three of their nine-member board. Most people don’t know they can help select representatives on that board. Out of some 440,000 members the Calgary Co-op cooperative only nets a little over or under 5,000 votes ...

Melissa Fong: Vancity & Anti-gentrification CCAP Protests in DTES: When social economy work gets messy

Vancity is a co-operative [2] bank that has been a long time funder of the Carnegie Community Action Project. On April 13th Vancity released a statement on their stance on CCAP Protests in the DTES. After a lengthy non-committal statement about their stance on housing and the gentrification of the DTES, they said: We have ...

Walking Turcot Yards: Hidden City Festival 2013

The Dufala Brothers have been selected to be part of the Hidden City Festival in 2013.  Their installation will be at Globe Dye Works, and will feature materials sourced through RAIR.  Check out their video! We have the dormant, yet exciting Canada Malt Plant along the Lachine Canal in Montreal that would make an excellent ...