“For years there has been an identified need for an Indigenous focussed Chamber in the province,” said Dinsdal. “It was decided in the fall of 2017 that an attempt would again be made to develop this idea. This attempt was begun with the intention of being led by members of the Indigenous community and those who work in the community.”

The theme for the 2018 International Day of Cooperatives (IDC) is “Sustainable consumption and production”, creating an opportunity for cooperatives to show how they run successful businesses while respecting our natural environment and the resources it offers.

We have been able to pick and choose vendors of our choice. We have made our loan payments, made capital improvements, and saved money in reserves for future sewer lines. We have not had to increase our rent for two years.

It is the best thing we ever did.


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