September 2023


Co-op Week 2023: Co-ops Mean BusinessWith Co-op Week right around the corner (October 15-21), we are proud to reveal our Co-op Week 2023 logo, theme, and website!READ ALL ABOUT IT

NLFC and CSCNL receive $750,000 to Preserve Businesses in Rural NLThe NLFC and CSCNL have announced a $750,000 investment from the Northpine Foundation to help transform essential private businesses into SPO’s (social purpose organizations).READ MORE

Member Meet & Greet (St. John’s)Come hang out in the spirit of co-operation with co-op members and those who support the co-operative sector!
Date: September 29thTime: 4:00pm – 6:00pmLocation: Gahan House, 135 Water Street, St. John’s

Atlantic Social Impact SummitThe inaugural Atlantic Social Impact Summit is being held in St. John’s, Sept. 25 – 27.
We’ll be participating to include co-operatives in the conversation about building a strong and resilient Atlantic Canadian Social Impact Network!EVENT PAGE

50:30 Challenge Training: Accelerating InclusionThe Women’s Economic Council’s (WEC) new training program “Accelerating Inclusion: Achieving 50:30 in the Co-op Sector” includes two different streams of offerings designed to support Co-op Leaders and Women & Non-binary people with the unique challenges they face.

NLFC Member Perks: Genrus UnitedBeing a member of the NLFC means you have access to exclusive perks you can offer to your co-op members!
One of these is Genrus United’s Prescription Coverage
Members save up to 30-50%!EMAIL DAVE FOR MORE INFO

Gander Consumers Co-operativeIncorporated in 1947 by a group of Gander citizens, led by Joseph Smallwood, the Gander Co-op was the very first self-service supermarket in the province.
The Gander Co-op also played a role in looking after passengers stranded by the terrorist attacks of September 2001. Today, the Gander Co-op serves over 13,000 members.FIND THEM HERE

Growing Our Future Childcare Co-operativeGrowing Our Future Childcare Co-operative was created to fill a need for community-driven childcare in Port aux Basques.
With support from the Atlantic Edge Credit Union and the community, the centre officially opened its doors in 2018.
GOFCC aims to uphold its “commitment to advance the social, educational, and personal growth of the children under its direction.”FIND THEM HERE

Co-operative Housing in NLWe’re working with the Co-operative Housing Association of Newfoundland & Labrador on an article to dive into the topic of co-operative housing.
Let us know your questions or ideas about co-operative housing!CONTACT KRISTEN