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Enter a draw to win a $50 gift card to the grocery store of your choice! If you attended the 2018 Fall Education Conference & COCHF AGM on November 3rd 2018, we are collecting participant evaluations, in preparing for planning the 2019 Spring COCHF conference. Survey Respondents will be entered into a draw, and a lucky winner will win a $50 gift card, for a local grocery store of their choice.

Click here to download the 2018 Fall Conference Evaluation Survey.

Click here to download the 2018 Fall Workshop Evaluation Survey.

Click here to download the 2018 Fall Conference Brochure, with full workshop descriptions & event itinerary included.

You can enter the raffle multiple times – fill out workshop evaluations and the overall conference evaluations to increase your chance to win.

The major events of the education program are the Spring and Fall Education Conferences, which offer training workshops, a networking luncheon, and updates from the housing co-op sector.  Conference brochures & registration forms are sent to co-op offices a few months prior to the conference date.

Youth Registration Rate: We are offering a $80 youth rate for conference participants between ages 16 and 30 years old.

Travel Assistance: Our conference is being held in Guelph this time round, and if your co-op is experiencing a barrier due to travel, please contact the COCHF office.  The federation can provide assistance to make travel arrangements upon request.  For more information, contact us at 519-579-2424 /

The Spring Education Conference & COCHF AGM will be held at the Holiday Inn Guelph, on Saturday April 6, 2019. Stay tuned for the conference brochure, event details, and COCHF meeting package.

     Reasons to attend:

  •     Our 2018 Budget Meeting will be held after the conference lunch programme

  •      Fantastic lunch programme as well as breakfast goodies and break snacks

  •      The COCHF Education Conferences are relevant for:

    • Board directors and/or members who holds a leadership position in your co-op
    • Co-op members interested building leadership skills and/or expanding knowledge
    • Housing Co-op staffperson(s) looking for tools for day-to-day administration
    • Anyone wanting to network with other local housing co-operatives
    • Anyone looking for information on important housing co-op issues