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

Land Mattersby Marie Burge
Nov 04 2020
"There is in the wider Island community a growing anxiety about how land is increasingly owned and controlled by a few large and powerful corporations and their numerous off-shoots, some of which are clearly interlocking."
10 Days for Transit!Public Transit for Everyone
Oct 15 2020
Transit bus tours, transit bingo and more - October 19-28 in Charlottetown
Take Back the NightA march to end gender violence
Sep 09 2020
Thursday, September 17 at 7 pm - Gather at the Coles Building in Charlottetown, the march ends at the pavilion in Victoria Park.
Permanent Status for AllDigital Rally to take place Sunday, June 14
Jun 11 2020
The rally, organized by the Migrant Rights Network, is part of a campaign for full immigration status for all, as part of a just recovery from COVID-19.
Cooper Institute Joins National Campaign for Healthcare for AllOver 200 organizations across Canada sign open letter for #HealthCare4All Campaign for Healthcare Coverage for all People Living in Canada
May 21 2020
Cooper Institute, PEI Working Group for a Livable Income among groups signing open letter to the Prime Minister and Federal Minister of Health, calling for healthcare for everyone regardless of immigration status.
Covid-19 Information for Temporary Foreign Workers Now AvailableGuides are available in English, Spanish and Chinese
May 06 2020
Information about Covid-19, and links to helpful resources for temporary foreign workers are now available on the Government of Prince Edward Island website, in 3 languages.