In Memoriam: Barry Gosnell

10 July 2023

We are deeply saddened by the loss of our CDF Canada friend and supporter, Barry Gosnell, a cherished member of the co-op community.

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Celebrating International Co-operatives Day

29 June 2023

July 1 is the International Day of Co-operatives, which is an annual celebration of the co-operative movement. Since 1947, the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada has helped organize and build co-operatives in developing countries by creating resilient, strong, and democratic organizations that help their members and communities thrive. 

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Annual golf tournament a success

15 June 2023

CDF Canada thanks the Saskatchewan Co-operative Association, sponsors and golfers who participated in the 2023 Co-op Classic Golf Tournament. The Co-op Classic is a fundraiser with proceeds generously donated to CDF Canada’s global development.

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Thank you Synergy Credit Union! Donations supporting Ukrainians rebuild lives.

12 June 2023

We are very pleased to announce that Synergy Credit Union have generously donated $100,000 to the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF Canada). This donation supports CDF Canada’s work in Ukraine relative to the most urgent rebuilding and recovery efforts.

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Minister tours 4R project in Ethiopia

7 June 2023

Minister of International Development Harjit Sajjan and Member of Parliament Arielle Kayabaga recently met 4R project beneficiaries in Ethiopia.

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HealthPartners and CDF Canada team up to mitigate climate change in Africa

25 May 2023

A new international development partnership between Minnesota-based HealthPartners and CDF Canada is focusing on reducing the negative effects of climate change in Africa. At the same time, both organizations will promote gender equality and human rights while strengthening health care services and health financing in the health and co-operative sectors.

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The Ian MacPherson Legacy Fund Awarded to Kristen Murray

12 April 2023

Community leader and social entrepreneur, Kristen Murray, is the first 2023 recipient of the Ian MacPherson Legacy Fund. Kristen has been recognized for her academic and professional contributions to the co-operative field.

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Farm Radio International and CDF Canada to Collaborate to Work in Africa

20 January 2023

CDF Canada is pleased to announce the collaboration with Farm Radio International. Through this collaboration, CDF Canada and Farm Radio International will share best practices and lessons learned, provide capacity building, joint studies and research initiatives in Africa, and help to decelerate the negative impact of climate change through mitigation measures in the agricultural and […]

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CDF Canada and Kumva Insights to Collaborate

13 January 2023

Climate change is having a growing impact on Africa with a significant impact on food security. Data and technology can help make sound decisions towards the rising challenge of food security. CDF Canada and Kumva Insights are pleased to announce their partnership to mutually support co-op communities in Africa for better agriculture and rural development, […]

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