Co-operatives

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There are not many populations more "marginalized" than the inmates of Mountain Institute, a medium-security penitentiary in the Lower Mainland of B.C. Over the last two years the Institute has also...
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What's new at Fogo Island, Newfoundland? The co-operative formed 40 years ago to forestall resettlement and enable fishers to adapt (rather than succumb) to a changing fishery survives - but times...
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Le centre-ville agité de Winnipeg abrite deux exemples frappants d'une variété rare d'entreprises sociales : celles qui sont indépendantes sur le plan financier, dont des résidants locaux sont les...
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The debate over the future of Canada's health system has bogged down into a stand-off between two options: the public or the private sector as designer, provider, manager, and insurer. Neither is...
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Critical to the survival of two Aboriginal co-ops in Winnipeg, Neechi Foods Co-op Ltd. and The Northern Star Worker Co-op, has been their connection and commitment to the greater community "Neechi...
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De nombreux travaux ont démontré qu'avec le déploiement de l'économie de marché, l'ouverture des marchés et l'extraordinaire mobilité du capital, nos sociétés dites post-modernes ont tendances à...
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In addition to goods and services, our "post-modern" societies seem able to generate social exclusion at an unprecedented scale. This may place the co-operative, and the solidarity co-operative in...
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Comment les coopératives y arrivent-elles? Jadis un moyen qui permettait aux travailleuses et aux travailleurs des usines de se défendre contre les abus de l'industrialisation naissante, la...
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How do co-operatives do it? Once a means by which factory workers defended themselves against the abuses of early industrialization, the co-operative remains an instrument of choice today, eminently...
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La trentaine de coopératives funéraires du Québec constituent une force économique et sociale indéniable. Comme l'affirme Michel Marengo, " la bataille québécoise de l'industrie funéraire n'est pas...