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

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.
Land Grabbing in Prince Edward IslandWith Keynote Speaker Senator Diane Griffin
Feb 23 2019
Land Grabbing on PEI: How the Lands Protection Act is being violated and why Islanders should be concerned: Saturday, February 23 from 1:30 to 4:00 pm at the PEI Farm Centre. Hosted by the Coalitions for the Protection of PEI Land and Water.
International Development Week 2019February 4-9
Jan 18 2019
Events will offer opportunities for groups to network and discuss their work on international issues, to discuss PEI's climate change action plan, the impact of poverty on children's health and possible solutions, and much more.