August 2014 E-bulletin


Welcome to COCo’s August 2014 E-bulletin

COCo Note

People’s Social Forum – Ottawa 2014.08.21-24 – Forum Social des Peuples


As you may have heard, the People’s Social Forum will take place this month (August 21 to 24) in Ottawa (Ottawa University). Over 10 000 participants are expected to participate in some 400 workshops. Aiming at a wide convergence of social movements, it will be the first pan-canadian Social Forum, aiming at the inclusion of social movements from …

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COCo Picks: News, Tools, and Tips from the COCo Team!

COCo offering 2 workshops on power this summer


COCo will be giving 2 workshops on power this month.

If you’re attending the Institut du Nouveau Monde’s Summer School (August 13-16) in Montreal, you’ll have the occasion to catch COCo’s bilingual workshop on power (August 14 2:30 pm in room EDUC 624), titled “Le pouvoir et notre rôle dans le monde / Power and our role in the world”. …

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Three important actions to mobilize this fall for more mission funding


Given that the current provincial budget made no provisions for increased funding to community groups, the mobilization around the campaign  “Je tiens à ma communauté >> Je soutiens le communautaire” continues. This fall, there will be 3 important actions to increase the pressure on the Quebec government to dedicate mission funding to non-profits, including the OCASSS who were promised 225 M$ …

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COCo Offices Closed for Summer Break


Please note that COCo’s offices will be closed for our summer break from July 21 to August 7th 2014.

We’ll be getting back to answering your messages once we return on August 11th, and will look forward to talking with you.

Until then, have a great and happy summer!

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Community Events

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Job Offers

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Other Community Postings

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