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

PEI Land and Water: Sources of all LiveSocial Justice Symposium - Wednesday, March 11 in Wheatley River
Feb 25 2020
Colin Jeffrey will be the keynote speaker at an event co-hosted by Wheatley River Improvement Group and Trout River Environmental Committee.
Protecting Land - Op-Ed by Shelby DownePublished in the Charlottetown Guardian, February 20, 2020
Feb 25 2020
When farmland ownership is concentrated in fewer hands, food sovereignty (the ability of communities to have control over their source of food) is at stake.
Symposium - Basic Income Guarantee - February 22Murphy's Community Centre, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 pm
Feb 12 2020
The Voluntary Resource Council (VRC) is sponsoring a seniors’ symposium entitled, Basic Income Guarantee: We can make it happen.
Seeds of Community presents: Seedy Saturdays 2020! Co-hosted by PEI Libraries
Feb 06 2020
Every weekend in March. Seedy Saturdays are a chance for home gardeners to share seeds that they've saved, pick up seeds for their gardens, and learn about seed saving.
International Development Week 2020February 2-8, 2020
Jan 23 2020
February 2-8 in Charlottetown - Everyone is invited to participate in panel discussions, workshops, displays and presentations on the themes of gender equality and climate justice, happening all week.
Community Forum on Basic Income GuaranteeWith Guest Speaker, Honourable Hugh Segal
Sep 26 2019
Murphy’s Community Centre 200 Richmond Street, Charlottetown Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:00 pm.