In Memory of Bob Rosen

On November 22nd we at CoDev, along with so many others in our community, lost a dear friend and an incredible board member.  Bob Rosen was a dedicated and tireless advocate for CoDev as well as so many other organizations and causes. We miss him greatly and are honoured to have been a part of his life. (more…)

Buy once, give twice!

Just in time for the holidays, Café Ético has a variety of festive gift packages with fair trade coffee and chocolate. In addition to our standard packages, this year we are also offering customizable gift baskets – just call us, and we’ll create the perfect basket full of fair trade goodies! We also have a limited number of (more…)

La Feria Latina

Posted on behalf of CIPO-VAN

We are proud to announce the second Feria Latina (Latin Fair) from 4 to 10 pm on December 17th 2011, at St. Helens’ Church (3871 Pandora St, Burnaby).  Enjoy Latino food like (more…)

Film Screening of ¡Viva Mexico!

As a fundraiser for our annual World Community Film Festival (Feb 12-14, 2012) we are inviting you to join us on Nov 24th for a special pre-festival screening of ¡Viva Mexico! (more…)

A changing role for Cuba’s unions in the new economy

School in Quemado de Guiness, Villa Clara

Guest Blogger: Larry Kuehn: Director, BCTF International Solidarity Program – one of CoDev’s Canadian Partners.

The Cuban government announced last year that 500,000 workers currently employed by the state—approximately 10 percent of the Cuban workforce—will lose those jobs over the next (more…)