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Mark your calendar for CHF Canada’s 2017 AGM in Niagara Falls, June 7-10

Vote here for regional directors in Alberta/NWT, Saskatchewan and Prince Edward Island.

Check out news about the 2017 program renewal.

Visit our dedicated campaign website to learn about why tens of thousands of low-income co‑op housing residents are in danger of losing their affordable homes.

What do you want for the future of co‑op housing? Join the conversation!

Tools and training for your housing co‑op

CHF Canada’s Refinancing Program enables Section 95 and 61 co‑ops to refinance renovations and renewal with credit union mortgages.

CHF Canada’s Co‑operative Enterprise Services, including insurance, investments, asset management, refinancing and more!

A forum where co‑ops can share experiences preparing for the end of federal operating agreements.

The voice of co‑op housing in Ontario.



Ontario Budget 2017: response from CHF Canada

APR 27  Co‑ops welcome budget’s housing plan; call for more funding for affordable housing    More…

Ontario Fair Housing Plan makes inroads on housing affordability: CHF Canada

APR 20  CHF Canada's Ontario Region released a statement on the Province's housing plan announcement: Fair Housing Plan makes inroads on housing affordability    More…

Online Regional Elections Open

APR 17  Online elections are being held for regional directors in Alberta/NWT, Saskatchewan and Prince Edward Island

Our Movement. Our Future - Discover Stage

APR 13  Last fall, members all across Canada took part in an online conversation to shape the future of Canada’s co op housing movement. Now it’s time to discover what was said.

Memorial service for long-time co‑op sector leader Mark Paul

APR 4  A memorial service for Mark Paul will be held Saturday April 8 in Kitchener.    More…

Ottawa-Vanier by-election on Monday

MAR 29  On April 3 there is a federal by-election for Ottawa-Vanier. A brochure was sent to the Ottawa-Vanier co‑ops.    More…

Call to Action for You Hold the Key campaign

MAR 27  CHF Canada is calling its members and supporters to support the next phase of the You Hold the Key campaign. CHF Canada's members have actively supported the campaign - now, let's see it through to the end!    More…

Spring Member Forums – Coming to You!

MAR 22  Spring Members Forums are your chance to connect with other co‑opers in your region and discuss a topic of importance. Check out the full calendar of events here!

Staff nominations for Ontario long-term service awards

MAR 20  Ontario Council invites co‑ops to nominate staff of Ontario housing co‑ops and co‑op management companies for its long-term service awards.    More…

Register now for CHF Canada’s 2017 Annual Meeting

MAR 1  Check the AGM website to register and plan your trip to the 2017 Annual Meeting, June 7-10, in beautiful Niagara Falls!

Other recent news

MAR 15  Spring Education Events in Manitoba (Apr 22) and Nova Scotia (Apr 29)
FEB 28  Intro Course registration closed: waiting list opens
JAN 25  Staff changes in national office
JAN 18  Ontario Council President makes deputation at Queen's Park
DEC 7, 2016  Promoting Affordable Housing Act passes at Queen's Park
NOV 29, 2016  CHF Canada makes Queen's Park deputation on Bill 7
NOV 21, 2016  Submission for the National Housing Strategy: Let’s Talk Co-operative Housing
NOV 10, 2016  Video shows co-ops benefiting from CHF Canada Refinancing and Asset Management
NOV 2, 2016  November Featured Resource: NEW! LGBTQ Inclusive Co op Communities
OCT 27, 2016  Budget 2017 Submission



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