Spotlight on Stan Boychuk

Why do I believe in community investment cooperatives? This is my grandson. I became involved with the Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative because of all our children and grandchildren. We need to do better,…

Investment Shares Now Available

The Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative is pleased to announce that we are now selling shares for investment in the 2019 I Invest Local Fund. The 2019 I Invest Fund will focus on renewable energy, sustainable local agriculture,…

I Invest Local Fund - Official Launch

The Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative is pleased to announce the launch of our I Invest Local Fund for 2018/19.  The Cooperative will be offering shares in the fund up to $5,000 per individual member, unlimited for accredited…

BC Policy Update

The BC Coalition for Community Impact Investment was created by our cooperative to build solidarity and learning amongst community organizations committed to local social finance.  We now have members across the province in Indigenous,…

President's Update - Stan Boychuk

The Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative has changed our local economy forever. We have created a new means for ordinary people to place their money in their own communities, for social, economic and environmental benefit to…
Scott DiGuistini on VICIC board

Welcome Scott DiGuistini to the VICIC board

Scott is a scientist, entrepreneur and co-founder of Tree Island Gourmet Yogurt. He is passionate about wholesome food, land stewardship and the thoughtful uses of technology. Scott‘s scientific work has been published in the Proceedings of…
VICIC - Vancouver Island Investment Cooperative Board Member Fay Weller

Welcome new VICIC board member

The Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative team is pleased to welcome Fay Weller to our board of directors. Fay Weller is a community organizer, homesteader, writer and researcher with a PhD focused on social transformation. She…
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VICIC featured in Seaside Magazine

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Thanks to our friends at Seaside Magazine for featuring VICIC in their most recent issue.  Common Cents – Community Impact: Investing on the Islands by Rupert Downing, Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative –  Impact…
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Happy #coopsday!

Celebrate International Day of Cooperatives by becoming a member of VICIC. We help people invest money in local, sustainable projects on VanIsle and the Gulf Islands. #iinvestlocal #coopsday