News and Events
Social Justice Symposium 2017 - March 11
Nettie Wiebe to speak about Food Sovereignty and Climate Change
Posted: Tuesday 14th February 2017 15:26
Food Sovereignty and Climate Change: nurturing human and ecological communities in stormy times is the topic of Cooper Institute’s third annual social justice symposium in honour of Father Andrew Macdonald will take place on Saturday, March 11th, with guest presenter, Dr Nettie Wiebe. The symposium will take place at Milton Community Hall, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on March 11th. This is a free event, open to the public.Read More
Silent March in Solidarity with Quebec Muslim Community
Saturday, February 4th starting at 11:30 a.m.
Posted: Wednesday 1st February 2017 18:29
Concerned PEI residents join with the Muslim Society of Prince Edward Island to organize a silent march for Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 11:30 AM, the march beginning at the bottom of Queen St. beside the 2017 sign. All are welcome.Read More
Legal Information Document for Migrant Workers in PEI Now Available
Research made possible by the Law Foundation of PEI.
Posted: Friday 9th December 2016 18:51
A new Guide for migrant workers living and working in PEI has been produced by Cooper Institute. This guide serves as a plain-language introduction to the laws and policies affecting migrant workers in PEI. The document is available for download online, and will be updated as changes are made to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.Read More
Cooper Institute is an education and community development centre in the province of Prince Edward Island, Canada. The main program areas of our organization are livable income for all, food sovereignty, democracy and cultural diversity and inclusion. Within these programs, we conduct research and popular education projects on provincial, national, and international level.
See Cooper Institute's 2016 Activities Report here.
We are pleased to present the report of our second annual Social Justice Symposium, held on November 21, 2015, in honour of Andrew Macdonald.
Just Democracy:Mixed Member Proportional Representation for all People
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And here we are, at Cooper Institute's 30th Anniversary Celebration
May 7, 2014.