In recent years a growing number of working families have been threatened by workplace closures. Stress factors in the forestry, manufacturing, and food processing industries in particular have accelerated the rate of job loss in rural communities in Western Canada. The Western Labour – Worker Co-operative Council (“WLWCC” or the “Council”) was formed in 2006 to support worker-driven interventions in situations of plant closure and threatened jobs.
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Did you know that there is another Coop Zone? Coop Zone (or the "Zone Coop") is a consumer cooperative in Quebec City, which offers the university community -- and the academic world -- a range of products and high quality services tailored to the needs of its members throughout their educational and professional path; hardware and technical services, books and stationery, e-books, art supplies, clothing and promotional items.