This was the big question posed by CO-OP Financial Services' Chief Marketing Officer Samantha Paxson during her CO-OP THINK 16 kick-off talk. I'm here at the Hotel Del Coronado in beautiful San Diego with my reporter hat on and will be writing a few articles to sum up my experience over the next few days.
Whenever I try and talk about mitigating climate change by reducing or slowing Canada’s production of oil from the Alberta tar sands, many of my business savvy friends look at me with a mixture of horror and scorn.
I attended the International Co-operative Governance Conference at St. Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia in early September.
With a $10,000 grand prize presented by MasterCard at stake, three finalists have been named for the CO-OP THINK Prize 13.
You don’t know if something will work usually unless you try right? My friend Chad Helminak and I (together we are The Disclosures) have had this idea for a while to crowd source some aspect of our music, whether it be for a song or video.
At times, when credit union people get together, we talk about the seven co-operative principles. And of these principles, the one I hear people get most excited about is principle seven, co-operation among co-operatives. It's my own personal favourite too.