SSG Summer 2015 review

Our monthly newsletter on news and inspiration at the nexus of sustainability This month we decided to run a review of where SSG is at and what we have learnt over the past six months from the diverse projects we have completed, and ones we have started. Extreme weather planning for farms, to greenhouse gas […]

SSG Newswire June 2015: How does our work at the provincial level affect the bigger picture?

A monthly newsletter on news and inspiration at the nexus of sustainability [Recently completed] Future Oxford: our plan is endorsed by Council “Community’s vision for its future emphasizes education and creativity, a growing sustainable economy, and environmental leadership”. A year and a day after the Community Sustainability Plan Steering Committee was announced, the final draft […]

SSG hires new Finance Director Colin MacDougall

We are very happy to announce that Colin MacDougall will be SSG’s new Director of Finance. Colin has worked most recently for the Agency for Co-operative Housing overseeing the Corporate Services Division and previously at La Siembra Co-operative as Director of Finance (source of Cocoa Camino chocolate, and like SSG, a workers co-operative). Based in […]

The SSG Story so far: Yuill Herbert presents to the All – Party Co-operative Caucus

The All-Party Caucus on Co-operatives held its eight meeting on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015, under the theme “Innovative co-ops in green technologies and climate change adaptation.” Yuill was invited to provide the story of SSG, and why we do what we do. Here is his presentation: “Thank you for inviting me here to present- it […]

Job opportunity – Financial Director

SSG is looking for a keen and competent individual to join our cooperative as Financial Director. Find the job posting here!

Peter Hough, SSG board member, retires from CWCF after 25 years

This tribute by Kaye Grant is taken from the Canadian Workers Cooperative Federation (CWCF) Earlier this month I had the pleasure of interviewing Peter about his time with CWCF and more generally his work in the co-op sector. Peter has a long history with CWCF having been on the founding task force 25 years ago, […]