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For many, Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) is seen as a grassroots and principled alternative to corporate big-box sports stores, with a $5 lifetime membership allowing you to shop at one of the co-ops 22 brick and mortar stores or online. "Everyone who shops here is a member and an owner, and our business structure is designed around values, not profit," reads the co-op website. But one North Vancouver man is giving voice to a contingent of frustrated and active MEC members that claim the retail organization has become increasingly corporate and undemocratic. For those reasons, Steve Jones, a software executive, wants a seat on the MEC board of directors. "My key reasons for running is that (MEC), as a member-owned organization, is not providing enough transparency to members," he explained.
Diego Burdi and Paul Filek are the design duo behind Burdifilek, one of the leading interior design firms headquartered in Toronto.
For the 22nd consecutive year, IKEA Canada co-workers will join Tree Canada to plant over 2,000 trees and shrubs in 17 communities across Canada as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability and support for local communities. This year, IKEA co-workers will gather from coast to coast on Thursday, May 24 to plant more trees than ever, thanks to a growing co-worker base and strong internal enthusiasm for the initiative. Since the partnership began in 1996, IKEA Canada together with Tree Canada have planted over 51,000 trees to help green communities.
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