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.
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News and Events
- 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.
- Income Supports for Migrants in CanadaInformation for workers who have lost income due to Covid-19 - English, Chinese, Spanish
- Apr 11 2020
- HAVE YOU LOST WORK OR INCOME BECAUSE OF COVID-19? All non-permanent residents with a valid Social Insurance Number can get money through the Federal government’s emergency fund (CERB). You do not need to have filed taxes or submit any documents.