Livable Income
Food Sovereignty
Food Sovereignty
Diversity and Inclusion
Land and Water
Migrant Workers
Migrant Workers

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, diversity and inclusion, protection of land and water, and improving lives of migrant workers in the province. Within these programs, we conduct research and popular education projects on provincial, national, and international level.

Learn more about what we do here:

Migrant Worker Guides

Guide for Migrant Workers

Guía del Trabajador Migrante

流动劳工指南    在爱德华王子岛生活与工作

Guide for Seasonal Agricultural Workers

Guía del Trabajador Agrícola Estacional​s

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News and Events

Protection of PEI Lands and Water as Sources of All LifeCooper Institute's 2019 Social Justice Symposium
May 15 2019
Cooper Institute will hold its 2019 Social Justice Symposium, Protection of PEI Lands and Water as Sources of All Life on Tuesday, June 4th, 6:30-9:00 pm at the Souris and Area Ski & Wildlife Lodge.
World Oceans Week Symposium - June 1Celebrating and Protecting the Gulf of St. Lawrence
May 15 2019
Save our Seas and Shores PEI will mark World Oceans Week, which runs from June 1st to 8th with a symposium -on June 1st.
Let's Chat Basic Income and HealthJune 7, 10:00 to 3:30 - Wesleyan Church, Moncton
Apr 18 2019
An interactive event, to learn more about a Basic Income Guarantee and its potential impacts on health, hosted by the Public Health Association of NB and PEI, C-BIG PEI and Basic Income NB.
Leaders' Forum on Environmental IssuesMonday, April 8 at 7 pm, MacDougall Hall, UPEI
Apr 02 2019
As part of the lead up to the provincial election on April 23, a coalition of 20 Island organizations involved with a range of environmental and conservation issues on PEI is hosting an all-party leaders' forum on environmental issues.
Party Leaders' Debate on the LandTuesday, April 9th, 7 pm at Murchison Centre in Charlottetown
Apr 02 2019
The Coalition for the Protection of PEI Lands has invited the leaders of the four political parties to take part in a public debate on urgent land-related issues in Prince Edward Island.
If We Don't Know, We Can LearnOpEd by Marie Burge
Mar 08 2019
Whether we say yes or no, let’s do it with the best knowledge we can acquire.