Nexus Lounge, 12th Floor, OISE
252 Bloor St. West
Toronto ON M5S 1V6
A Silent Transformation is a film about the transformative power of the co-operative model. The co-operative movement in Ontario was built by people who took on the responsibility for their collective wellbeing in the face of government neglect, economic exclusion and cultural discrimination. However, over the years, the co-op movement has become insular and poorly understood. Will it grow and flourish? Come join us to discuss the possibilities and challenges of the cooperative movement for radical social change in Canada and beyond.
About the Speakers
Hazel Corcoran, LL.B. from Dalhousie (1991), is Executive Director at Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation, Director at The Co-operators, and has been involved as a cooperative developer and cooperative movement advocate for close to thirty years.
Sam Gindin was research director of the Canadian Auto Workers from 1974-2000, and an adjunct professor at York University in Toronto from 2000-2010, and is now retired. He is author (with Leo Panitch) of the Making of Global Capitalism and more recently (also with Panitch) of The Socialist Challenge Today: Syriza, Sanders, Corbyn.