November 2023


That’s a Wrap on Co-op Week 2023!Thank you for the best Co-op Week yet!
We can’t wait to make next year’s Co-op Week bigger and better with your help! 💪 🏘️

We’ve Moved to a New Location! You can now find us at the Viking Building, 136 Crosbie Road, Suite #205. Our new office has a shared workspace and a boardroom which you can soon rent for project work, board meetings, or AGMs!Reach out to express interest:EMAIL AMANDA

Holiday Open House (RSVP)Drop in our new office location on Friday, December 15th anytime from 2:30pm to 4:30pm for some networking and light refreshments and a tour of our new office space.

NewfoundSAND Glass Recycling SurveyOur province’s newest incorporated co-op, NewfoundSAND, is seeking respondents to their survey to help capture valuable information that will assist them in strategic planning, fund development, data analysis, and more. Please take 2 minutes today to fill out their survey!SURVEY LINK

Small Business Loan Pilot ProgramThe Government of Newfoundland & Labrador has partnered with Credit Unions across the province on a new two-year pilot project to assist small businesses with growth and expansion.
The Provincial Government will issue guarantees up to $5 million in total for the duration of the program. READ THE RELEASE

Now Hiring Two MUN Students!Are you a student at Memorial University interested in history, storytelling, and film making?
We’re hiring two MUN Students to help us tell the story of 75 years of co-operation in the province for our 75th AGM. One Historian and one Filmmaker!
The deadline to apply is November 20th.APPLY NOW

Education Committee Volunteers Wanted!Education includes general co-operative information; the Community Capacity Building modules; primary, secondary, and post-secondary curricula and programming; and other educational undertakings of the NLFC.
Please contact NLFC Vice-President, Shannon Fraser for more information or to offer your assistance to the committee.

Irish Loop Artisans Co-operativeIncorporated in 2013, the Irish Loop Artisans Co-operative brings together a collective of member-artisans offering everything from jewelry to quilt creations.
With over 70 member-artisans, they host fairs, auctions, exhibits, and more to support the growth of their local artisans and promote the continuation of independent craftsmanship in the Irish Loop Region.

Newfoundland & Labrador Credit UnionIncorporated in 1981, the NLCU is currently the largest Credit Union in Newfoundland and Labrador. They provide everyday banking services to more than 20,000 individuals and businesses across the province.
By building relationships based on trust, investing in the hearts and minds of employees, and contributing to our communities, NLCU strives to create a better everyday for our people.LEARN MORE

Co-op Housing: Building Solutions for Newfoundland & LabradorWith the price of housing continuing to rise, the number of new homes being built inadequate, and the dream of homeownership is seemingly becoming more and more unattainable – what do we do?READ IT NOW!