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What are co-ops, and why do they matter now?

Friday November 4, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Venue: Online

Online via Zoom - link will be sent to registrants

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The 2022 Ignatius Farm New Farmer Training Program is FREE for everyone! This program is a project of Employment Ontario and is funded in part by the Canadian Government and the Ontario Government, and is a collaboration between the Ignatius Jesuit Centre, EFAOEverdale and the National Farmers Union Ontario.


*Funding stipulations require participants to fill out a pdf registration form, which you will receive upon registration for this event. Data will be collected and handled by Ignatius Jesuit Centre and the NFU -O and will be treated as confidential and only shared with the funding agency.


Neither EFAO nor Everdale will view, handle or store any of the information in this form.


What are co-ops, and why do they matter now?:


Co-ops are collectively-owned and democratically-run businesses that put people and planet over profits. As we ‘build back better’ in a post-COVID world, what role can co-ops play in creating more equitable and inclusive workplaces?


Speaker: Christine Clarke, Freedom Dreams Co-operative Education