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Green Werks:  check out the information on our news page where we are highlighting  Green Werks from Team Werks in Thunder Bay, an impressive triple-benefits program for community members living with mental health challenges.

Team Werks agriculture Developing skills in agriculture, food prep and life skills.

Green Werks, Developing agriculture, food prep and life skills and producing nutritious food for the community.

Co-operative Orientation: see the CareForce presentation on how new members and employees become familiar with the co-op identity and how this impacts their work and ability to provide outstanding service and care to their clients.   The contact is Joel Stoddart at joel@careforce.ca or  902.365.3155.

Hans Kai:  find out how to take this great program to your community to encourage  individual empowerment for wellness in a peer supported context.  Participate in the Feb 6th conference call.  To find out more check out the Hans Kai pages and contact Michelle Kirkbride mkirkbride@norwestcoop.ca at Nor’West.

Dates:

February 22, Co-op Day in Victoria, BC hosted by the Victoria Community Health Co-op.

June 16 – 19 the first Congress of Co-ops and Mutual Canada, the newly formed national, cross-country, bilingual organization, in friendly Moncton, New Brunswick.  The HCCFC membership in the Canadian Co-op Association is automatically transferred to the new CMC.

October 4 – 11, the Global Co-op Summit, the AGM of the International Health Co-op Organization and the AGM of our Health Care Co-op Federation, all in beautiful Québec City.

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