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May 13, 2011 Environment

Small Town Power

A community with energy to spare

November 22, 2010 Business

Sharing Wheels

Vancouver car sharing co-op’s success spurs private competition

August 6, 2010 Labour

Weathering the Storm

Cooperative Quebec sawmill thrives despite forestry crisis

May 3, 2010 Agriculture

Cranberry Co-operative Goes Big in Rogersville

Ocean Spray to take over 3,400 hectares in New Brunswick

April 5, 2010 Canadian News

Financing the Co-operative Movement

For better or for worse?

March 21, 2010 Business

Guatemalan Coffee a Complex Blend

Threats, exile a bitter part of coffee farmers' work

March 10, 2010 Business

Co-operative Banking Bulks Up

Ontario credit unions weather the economic crisis

December 4, 2009 Business

Bendable Business

Cooperatives less likely to break in economic crises

September 26, 2009 Business

New Hope

Bike co-op gives life to old bikes

The Dominion - Halifax Media Co-op

In February 2009, editors of the Dominion newspaper established Canada's first democratically-run news media co-operative in Halifax, Nova Scotia. New chapters will be sprouting up across the country to offer a progressive and community-based alternative to the corporate news model.

April 26, 2009 Apr 26 by makila.tv
September 4, 2008 Weblog:

Venezuelan Cooperatives

The excellent Upside Down World has an interesting, critical take on the Venezuelan cooperative movement.

January 19, 2006 Agriculture

Your Local Farmers Marketing

quinte_fp.jpgDru Oja Jay investigates how small farmers are cutting out the 'middle man' and doing the marketing themselves.

Ontario organic farmers form cooperative to offset razor-thin margins

December 1, 2005 Labour

Where's The Boss?

conference-pic_fp.jpgAdvocates say worker cooperatives will democratize the workplace - and they won't stop there. Hillary Lindsay investigates.

Worker cooperatives will change the way you think about democracy

December 1, 2005 Labour

Give 'em the Boot!

bootsadeux_fp.jpgChris Arsenault travels to Chiapas to investigate a Zapatista owned and run boot cooperative that takes 'no-sweat' apparel to a new level.

Zapatistas and solidarity activists are taking 'non-sweat' apparel to a new level.

October 5, 2005 Environment

The Co-Option

coop1_fp.jpg Juliet Lammers visits a Montreal housing co-op's experiment in sustainable living

A Montreal housing co-op experiments with sustainable living

August 6, 2005 Labour

After the Collapse

argen_canton_fp.jpg After the Argentinian economy collapsed, people began to work together, laying the groundwork for a new kind of democracy, says Sean Cain.

A review of Argentina: Hope in Hard Times

November 6, 2004 Labour

Insisting on Working

In this interview, The Take director Avi Lewis talks about the film, and the implications of "inverting the traditional labour action".

An interview with The Take Director Avi Lewis

June 24, 2004 Accounts

Fair's Fair

coffee_ft_fp.jpg Meribeth Deen visits Fair Trade coffee farms in Nicaragua.

Marketing and reality in the coffee trade

September 27, 2003 Environment

The Swoosh Swoops into Mountain Equipment Co-op

mec_fp.jpgNike AGC cross trainers arrived on the shelves of Mountain Equipment Co-op's only Atlantic Canadian outlet this August. Canada's largest cooperative is confident in Nike's commitment to greener products, sustainable practices and international labour codes. "They're not perfect, but are certainly putting lots of effort and resources into changing their ways," says MEC's CEO Peter Robinson.- by Norma Jean MacPhee -

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The Dominion is a monthly paper published by an incipient network of independent journalists in Canada. It aims to provide accurate, critical coverage that is accountable to its readers and the subjects it tackles. Taking its name from Canada's official status as both a colony and a colonial force, the Dominion examines politics, culture and daily life with a view to understanding the exercise of power.

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