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November 22, 2021

SACHA's SGM meeting and Fall Education Event are only ONLY 5 Days Away!

Have you registered to attend SACHA's 2021 virtual Fall Education Event yet? If not, this is you last chance so don't miss out! Check out our great line-up of workshops and all the event details HERE.

Be sure to sign-up online before November 25th here: https://forms.gle/J4eGxQhJNerxgdSs7

The SGM meeting is open to individuals who are representing their co-op as a delegate. Our member co-ops have been invited to appoint both a delegate and alternate delegate to attend this meeting. If you would like to learn more about what's involved in representing your co-op as delegate, contact with your co-op's Board of Directors for more information.

We hope to see you this Saturday!

October 27, 2021

The October Edition of SACHA ENews is now Live

The October edition of SACHA's monthly email newsletter, SACHA ENews is now live! CLICK HERE to check it out and CLICK HERE to subscribe and receive SACHA news and event announcements right to your inbox!

October 18, 2021

SACHA's Fall Education Event Registration is Now Open

Join us virtually on Saturday, November 27th between 11 am and 4:30 PM for SACHA's annual Fall Education Event. We are offering a great selection of informative workshops and would love for you to join us for a day filled with education!

Contact your co-op’s office or Board to review their policy on funding and the registration process. Most co-ops have an education budget that allows the co-op to pay for member training and education. Your co-op will submit the registrations to SACHA. Individual members can pay for their own registration, if their co-op does not have funds available. Payment will be requested via invoice after the event.

- Members: $75 + GST per attendee
- Members aged 35 and under: $37.50 + GST per attendee
- Non-Members: $100 + GST per attendee

The registration Deadline is November 25, 2021. See the event flyer HERE for full workshop details.

The online registration form is now live, sign up here: https://forms.gle/J4eGxQhJNerxgdSs7

We look forward to connecting with you!

October 4, 2021

Job Posting: The Agency for Co-operative Housing

The Agency for Co-operative Housing is looking for a Digital Communications Officer. To review the position details and apply, download the application below.

Application in English

Application in French

September 27, 2021

SGM & FEE Save the Date Poster

Save-the-Date: November 27, 2021 Virtual SGM and Fall Education Event

Join us on November 27, 2021 where, for the first time, we are combining our Special General Meeting (SGM) and Fall Education Event into one full-day virtual event via Zoom!

The SGM business meeting will take place from 9 - 10:45 AM, there is no registration fee to attend this portion of day. Each SACHA member co-op may be represented by one delegate. Each co-op may also appoint an alternate delegate. We will be thanking all appointed co-op delegates in attendance with a special gift.

Morning workshop sessions are scheduled between 11:00 AM and 12:30 PM. Afternoon workshops will take place between 1:30 and 3:30 PM.

Workshops Fees
Members: $75 + GST per attendee
Non-Members: $100 + GST per attendee
Members aged 35 and under: $37.50 + GST per attendee

A link to the online registration form will be included in the digital event flyer and will be posted on our website and Facebook pages on Thursday Oct.14, 2021.

Further details about the workshops will be announced soon. We look forward to connecting with you!

September 27, 2021

The September Edition of SACHA ENews is now Live

The September edition of SACHA's monthly email newsletter, SACHA ENews is now live! CLICK HERE to check it out and CLICK HERE to subscribe and receive SACHA news and event announcements right to your inbox!

August 17, 2021

The August Edition of SACHA ENews is now Live

The August edition of SACHA's monthly email newsletter, SACHA ENews is now live! CLICK HERE to check it out and CLICK HERE to subscribe and receive SACHA news and event announcements right to your inbox!

August 3, 2021

Registration for the SACHA/NACHA Virtual Goldeye Conference is now open

Visit: https://www.accelevents.com/e/goldeye-2021 to register and join us virtually on Saturday, September 18th to find out what SACHA, NACHA, and CHF Canada directors have been up over the past year.

The registration fee covers the cost of the full day, including workshops
• Members: $75 + per attendee
• Members aged 35 and under: $37.50 + GST per attendee
• Non-Members: $100 + GST per attendee
• Registration deadline: September 16, 2021

Before registering please note the following:

• Please only register yourself. If you need to register more than one person, please email admin.sacha@shaw.ca to request the proper procedures.
• Payment is not required at the time of registration, your co-op will be invoiced for the cost of your registration after the event. As such, we require that you have your approval for funding from your co-op's Board of Directors to attend this event.
• To show our support for Reconciliation, we will be gifting all registered attendees an orange T-shirt. We ask that it be worn during the event in honour of the healing journey of Residential School survivors and their families.
• Please contact admin.sacha@shaw.ca with any registration questions.

We look forward to connecting with you!

July 20, 2021

Job Opportunity with CHF Canada

The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) is recruiting to fill a full time, permanent position of Regional Manager, Prairies. The position will be based in Winnipeg (other locations or remote work will be considered), with a target starting date of October 1, 2021. To learn more about this opportunity, click HERE.

July 15, 2021

Join us at the 2021 Virtual Goldeye Conference

For the first time, SACHA and NACHA will be hosting the Goldeye Conference virtually!

Join us on Saturday September 18th and find out what SACHA, NACHA, and CHF Canada directors have been up. While this year’s conference will be taking place online, we look forward returning to the beautiful and rustic setting that is the Goldeye Centre for the 2022 conference.

Members of housing co-ops who wish to attend should apply to their Board of Directors for funding. Registration will open on August 3rd and the registration deadline is September 16, 2021. The registration fee will cover the cost of the full day, including workshops.

- Members: $75 + per attendee
- Members aged 35 and under: $37.50 + GST per attendee
- Non-Members: $100 + GST per attendee

For more details, view the 2021 Event Booklet HERE

June 24, 2021

Save-the-Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021

Join us online for the 2021 Virtual Goldeye Conference!

Save-the-Date: Goldeye 2021

 

June 16, 2021

The June Edition of SACHA ENews is now Live

The second edition of SACHA's new monthly email newsletter, SACHA ENews is now live! CLICK HERE to check it out and CLICK HERE to subscribe and receive SACHA news and event announcements right to your inbox!

June 15, 2021

July 3, 2021: International Day of Cooperatives

The 2021 International Day of Co-operatives (#CoopsDay) is coming up on July 3rd and this year's theme is: Rebuild Better Together. The goal of #CoopsDay is to increase awareness of co-operatives and promote the co-operative movement. This year, the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) invites co-operatives around the world to participate by showcasing how we can rebuild better together.

For more information and to access the 2021 #Coopsday action pack, click HERE and get your co-op involved!

March 18, 2021

Join us Virtually on Saturday, May 1st for SACHA's 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The business portion of the meeting starts at 9 am sharp and will go until 12 pm - there is no cost to attend. The workshop webinars will start at 12:30 pm and will go until 2:30 pm. There is a fee of $75 + GST per person to attend. For more details, view the event booklet HERE.

Registration is required to attend this event. Fill out the online registration form here: https://forms.gle/uq8gBHUkJvUhVLW69

March 3, 2021

City of Calgary Home Program Community Grant Program - Now Accepting Applications

The 2021 Home Program Community grant is now available. Applications are being accepted between March 8 and April 5, 2021.

The Home Program provides grants up to $25,000 for new seed projects that increase housing stability and successful tenancies for affordable housing residents or Calgarians in core housing need. The Home Program supports projects that increase housing stability and successful tenancies in four priority areas:

You can find more information about the Home Program, including the grant application form and guidelines on the program website.

February 2, 2021

Temporary Rental Assistance for Pre-April 2016 Federal Co-ops

As per the announcement made yesterday by CHF Canada, SACHA is delighted to share that the hard work and collective effort of federations accross Canada has paid off! Temporary Rental Assistance for pre-April 2016 federal co-ops is being launched immediately. Visit CHF Canada's article to learn more and please feel free to contact SACHA via phone at (403) 233-0969 or email: admin.sacha@shaw.ca with any questions.

January 26, 2021

Sign up for SACHA's Partner Program with Telus and save BIG Monthly!

If you haven't already heard about our TELUS Partnership Program, you may be missing out on substantial savings on your TELUS Optik TV and internet. This program was initiated between TELUS and SACHA in 2018 and members of our housing co-operatives have been enjoying substantial savings on their services ever since.

Whether you're a new or existing TELUS customer, sign up with no term and save 40 percent each month on Optik TV and internet product.

- If you are an existing TELUS customer go to telus.com/mdulead
- If you are a new TELUS customer call 1-866-667-9749

We hope you take advantage of this offer, sign up now for great monthly savings!

January 14, 2021

Save-the-Date for SACHA's 2021 Virtual Annual General Meeting: May 1st

2021 AGM Save-the-Date Notice

 

March 22, 2020

SACHA's Response to COVID-19

COVID-19 Announcement

RESOURCES:

Support for Albertans: www.alberta.ca/covid-19-supports-for-albertans
Canada Government: www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19