La Coop Takes a Stand

by Ghislain Gervais - président

The French-Canadian manifesto “Refus global” was secretly published in 1948. The document, whose main author was artist and painter Paul-Émile Borduas, rejected religious dogma and criticised the darkness and narrow mindedness that stifled Quebec society.

Thank goodness times have changed and our society has evolved since then, in part thanks to the many artists who co-signed the manifesto.

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The Forgotten Scandal

by Ghislain Gervais - président

NAFTA is among the most significant trade accords yet since it created the largest free-trade zone in the world and groups together more than 480 million people. There are some 1.4 million dollars of products and services exchanged between Canada and the USA every single minute, and that represented $750 billion last year.

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Letter to the Prime Minister

by Ghislain Gervais - président

The excitement about the season’s first tractor ride didn’t last long, besides we had to wait a few weeks before finally, and very quickly, getting the sowing done. As I waited for more clement weather, I wrote a letter to the Prime Minister of Canada on your behalf and this is the gist of it:

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