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After the first few years we have learned a lot and have made some important changes to our by-laws.
Using creative financing involving the selling of shares, Your Local Market Co-operative Inc. purchased an Ontario St./York St. building and has opened an espresso-based coffee shop where Sputnik used to be located.
It’s RRSP season and you may be wondering where to put your money that you can feel good about.
Food co-ops started using bonds to raise money in the 1960s and this model has been picked up and replicated by community power co-operatives, non-profits, and others!
The Green Campus Co-operative is offering $1,000 community bonds in order to capitalize their first project, the Las Nubes Rainforest Café.
This rural town is getting a new lease on life: Can yours, too? Sangudo, Alberta used to have many things in common with other rural towns: retiring shop owners, boarded-up shops, youth exodus, and resignation to its fate. Things are