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Workshops available for Coop Members

Below is a list of workshops being offered Central Ontario Cooperative Federation (COCHF). The Board will pay for the Board Basics course if anyone is interested. Please contact Joan to get signed up for these learning opportunities, and call Elana for any course questions.


I hope you had a great summer!

As we get into the fall groove, I am excited to share more details with you about upcoming COCHF events and workshops that were announced in early August:

On Thursday, September 21, 2023, COCHF is offering an on-line workshop on Board Basics/How to be a Good Director. This workshop is ideal for new directors, directors who want a refresher, and for members of your community that are part of your board succession plan. The cost for this workshop is $50.00 per person for your first four registrants, $25.00 per person for any additional participants. Sliding scale is available upon request. Senbd request to attend to Joan by September

Rounding out COCHF’s Fall 2023 Workshop series is Thursday, October 19, 2023’s on-line financial literacy workshop, presented in collaboration with Alterna Savings. This workshop is free and will include insight into financial statements, audit, director responsibility, and a Q&A period.

And finally, as our last member event of 2023, all members are invited to COCHF’s ABM/reception/awards on Thursday, November 2, 2023, and to our educational event and social on Saturday, November 4, 2023, both at the Delta Waterloo. Registration for these events will open shortly.

This year’s ABM will include:

COCHF’s budget and elections

Introduction of this year’s Diversity Scholarship recipients

Century of Co-operation awards – the deadline for submission is October 1, 2023. The nomination sheet is attached.

To register for all workshops, visit

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or if you have any difficulty registering for the workshops.

Looking forward to seeing you soon,


Elana Harte

Executive Director

Central Ontario Co-operative Housing Federation

625 King Street E., Unit L3, Kitchener, ON N2G 4V4

T: 519-579-2424 l C: 416-917-5987

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