Whereas: There are 49 housing co-operatives with 2,814 homes in Manitoba.
Whereas: Consultations facilitated by the Registrar of Cooperatives were held with housing co-operatives to discuss proposed amendments to The Cooperatives Act during 2010 and 2011.
Whereas: The amendments to reform the special tribunal that hears appeals from members of housing co-operatives facing eviction or termination of their membership were passed in 2011 as part of Bill 17, The Cooperatives Amendment Act.
Whereas: The reforms to the tribunal process would enhance procedural protections and fairness and would result in better-trained tribunal panellists.
Be It Resolved That:
CCEDNet - Manitoba urge the Province of Manitoba to proclaim into law the reformed appeal tribunal process that was passed in 2011 as part of Bill 17, The Cooperatives Amendment Act.