Entries by Kira Page

COCo is hiring a Community Technology and Web Development Intern!

COCo is looking for a Community Technology and Web Development Intern under the Young Intern program, coordinated by Communautique. Who We Are: The Centre for Community Organizations (COCo) promotes social justice, active citizenship, democracy, and just socio-economic development in Quebec by supporting the growth of healthy organizations and strong communities. COCo is a provincial, non-profit […]

CWP Launches Constitutional Challenge Against Political Activities Cap for Charities

Insofar as things get exciting in charity law, they’ve recently been getting… well, pretty exciting. Last week, Canada Without Poverty launched a constitutional challenge of the “10% rule”– a regulation that stipulates that (most) charitable organizations can spend no more (generally) than 10% of their budget on “political activities”. CWP charitable mission is to relieve poverty, but […]

Training Available for Collective and Community Kitchens

The coalition of collective kitchens in Quebec is offering trainings to equip participants, facilitators and organizations in starting and running of collective kitchens, with an empowerment focussed popular education approach. All workshops are available in French and English.   Starting a Collective Kitchen: Training that provides the knowledge and tools needed to start and run […]

August 2016 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s August 2016 E–bulletin COCo Note 3 Cheap and Effective Ways To Increase Donor Retention A recent report from Statistics Canada noted that although the total number of Canadians making charitable donations decreased by two percentage points from 2010-2014, the total dollar amount given has increased. That means that while fewer Canadians are […]

Our Top Picks for the World Social Forum in Montreal

Are you headed to the World Social Forum in Montreal this week? Are you, like we were, totally overwhelmed by the 40+ pages of workshops, discussions, and concerts? Well, we’ve got some good news: we read them so that you don’t have to, and we’ve collected our top picks. Check it out and nominate yours in […]