Vancouver Island University Library has entered into an agreement with Vancity Savings and Credit Union to provide Open Access to an online archive of Bologna Lecture Series and other digitized Cooperative-related materials for the benefit of the general public. This archive is currently under construction.

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  • Podcast with Elvy Del Bianco, Program Manager, Co-operative Partnerships, Vancity Credit Union 

    Stack, Michelle; Del Bianco, Elvy (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-05-25)
    Michelle Stack asks Elvy Del Bianco from Vancity some key questions about the co-operative model, the economic viability of co-operatives and some advice for people who want to start a co-op.
  • Podcast with Josh Graham, Community Development Coordinator at Neill-Wycik Co-operative College 

    Stack, Michelle; Graham, Josh (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-05-25)
    Michelle Stack asks Josh Graham about his experience of living in and governing one of the oldest student housing co-ops in Canada.
  • Mitchell Prost from AMS, UBC on the potential student co-op housing on campus 

    Prost, Mitchell (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021)
    Building equitable, accessible and affordable campuses through Co-operatives. Webinars discussing co-operatives, what they are and how they could make for more equitable and accessible campus communities. Co-op webinar 1. ...
  • Dr. Cilla Ross, Principal of Cooperative College, talks about the history of co-ops 

    Ross, Cilla (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021)
    Building equitable, accessible and affordable campuses through Co-operatives. Webinars discussing co-operatives, what they are and how they could make for more equitable and accessible campus communities. Co-op webinar 1. ...
  • Dr. Heidi Janz on making co-operatives accessible for people with disabilities 

    Janz, Heidi (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021)
    Building equitable, accessible and affordable campuses through Co-operatives. Webinars discussing co-operatives, what they are and how they could make for more equitable and accessible campus communities. Co-op webinar 2. ...
  • Tristan Laing talks about the lively housing co-ops of Canada 

    Laing, Tristan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021)
    Building equitable, accessible and affordable campuses through Co-operatives. Webinars discussing co-operatives, what they are and how they could make for more equitable and accessible campus communities. Co-op webinar 2. ...
  • Kalith Nanayakkara introduces the concept of student co-ops in Canada 

    Nanayakkara, Kalith (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021)
    Building equitable, accessible and affordable campuses through Co-operatives. Webinars discussing co-operatives, what they are and how they could make for more equitable and accessible campus communities. Co-op webinar 1. ...
  • Dr. Michelle Stack talks about the impact of co-ops 

    Stack, Michelle (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021)
    Building equitable, accessible and affordable campuses through Co-operatives. Webinars discussing co-operatives, what they are and how they could make for more equitable and accessible campus communities. Co-op webinar 1. ...
  • Sonia Medel talks about addressing the "isms" in co-ops 

    Medel, Sonia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021)
    Building equitable, accessible and affordable campuses through Co-operatives. Webinars discussing co-operatives, what they are and how they could make for more equitable and accessible campus communities. Co-op webinar 2. ...
  • Co-operatives and peace: the pillars of co-operation 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2008)
    Video exploring how co-operatives contribute to world peace and how could they contribute more to that goal.
  • Inside art: the art of change 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2007)
    Video about an artist cooperative implemented by Community Futures for self-employment opportunities for federally incarcerated inmates.
  • The co-op option: the challenges of starting and maintaining co-operatives in Canada 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2007)
    Video of excerpts from a roundtable discussion help in Toronto in 2006 with a group of co-op developers of the topic of effective practices in starting co-ops.
  • Credit unions 101: seeing the big picture with financial co-operatives 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2007)
    A series of five interviews with credit union representatives. Originally produced for the "Each for all: the co-operative connection" podcast and UVic campus radio.
  • Co-operatives 101: an introduction to the co-operative model 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2007)
    A series of six interviews with co-operative representatives. Originally produced for the "Each for all: the co-operative connection" podcast and UVic campus radio.
  • Listen to the land: a season with the Quinte Organic Farmers' Co-op 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2007)
    A series of eight recordings interviewing participants of the Quinte Organic Farmers' Co-op in Ontario.
  • Voices of hope: co-operatives changing tomorrow today 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2007)
    Video about the resiliency of Sri Lanka's credit union when a tsunami devastated the costal region in 2004.
  • Annual report 2007 

    Pacific Rim Health Services Cooperative (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2007)
    2007 annual report of the Pacific Rim Health Services Cooperative located in Port Alberni, BC.
  • Vers une approche de pratiques exemplaires 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2007)
    Video of excerpts from a roundtable discussion help in Toronto in 2006 with a group of co-op developers of the topic of effective practices in starting co-ops. The video is dubbed in French.
  • L'Option cooperative 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2007)
    Video of excerpts from a roundtable discussion help in Toronto in 2006 with a group of co-op developers of the topic of effective practices in starting co-ops. The video is dubbed in French.
  • The economics of co-operation: greater liberty and security 

    Zamagni, Stefano (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2006-06-28)

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