Please join us at the inaugural AGM of the Vancouver Island Community Investment Co-operative when we are happy to welcome Rankin MacSween, CEO of New Dawn Enterprises, one of Canada’s oldest community economic development corporations and pioneers of community investing in Canada.
AGM season is upon us and we bring you an action packed day on September 24th to advance and celebrate new horizons for community investing.
Vancouver Island Community Investment Co-operative
Individual Membership Share Application
Along with this completed membership application, please include a cheque from the undersigned applicant(s) in the amount of $250 made out to “Vancouver Island Community Investment Co-operative”. Cheques can be mailed to the registered office of the co-operative at:
203-4475 Viewmont Avenue
Victoria, BC V8Z 6L8
On July 2nd we sent a letter to (or initiated contact with) the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment & Social Development & Minister of Multiculturalism...
The Community Social Planning Council has a new resource on the business and public policy case for Community Investment Funds. A policy brief published today is available on our website. The brief outlines the experience in other places with similar community investment opportunities that offer a social and economic return. Recommendations are made in the brief, calling on the BC Government to introduce similar tax incentives and enabling regulations as exist in places like Nova Scotia.