MEET OUR PARTNERS: Pollock’s Hardware Co-op

Just in time for winter and/or holiday shopping, we’ve added Pollock’s Hardware Co-op to our shop local partners! Their 550 Osborne location is located conveniently within our network. Everything from keys cut, small and large tools, paint or larger items to be ordered-in are available within walking distance of our South Osborne membership.

Around the Holidays in 2011, Pollocks was made almost famous by the Vinyl Cafe with Stuart McLean. Here is a clip from that show found via its archives which featured home-town heroes The Weakerthans.

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Stamp your Shop Local card with any purchase at any of our partner businesses! For each nine purchases, a member can redeem up to $10 per month of driving credit by purchasing locally. Coffee, Tea, Grocery, specialty products – and now hardware!

 

Peg City Car Co-op Issues a New Round of Investment Shares!

Peg City Car Co-op has issued $87,500 in investment shares to support expansion of its fleet. The purchase deadline is December 13, 2015. The offering is being issued under the Province’s Community Enterprise Development  (CED) Tax Credit program. Manitoba resident investors and eligible corporations can receive a 45% income tax credit on their investment. This … Read more →

Meet Our Partners: Neechi Foods Co-op

Our list of Shop Local partners expands today in the grocery department with Neechi Foods Co-op! It’s no secret that the majority of our member’s trips are reported to be for grocery. Members will be pleased to hear that an article in the Metro reports recent changes to meat department and pricing have broken sales records for the worker-owned … Read more →

Meet Our Partners: Café Postal and Fools & Horses Coffee

Isn’t summer fantastic in Winnipeg? We can finally take advantage of the abundant farmer’s markets, festivals, concerts, outdoor patios and so much more that our city has to offer! While you’re enjoying the city this summer, don’t forget to check out our new shop local partners: Fools & Horses Coffee and Café Postal! Their staff … Read more →

2014 Member Survey Results

Ok, ok, so we’re a little slow on this post. Once a year since 2013 we have been asking our members to fill out a survey so that we can find out how we are doing and plan for the future. We are a co-op after all, so member ideas and opinions do matter to … Read more →