Co-op Reports

November 27, 2021 General Manager Co-op reports No comments
By The Karma Board Welcome back to Karma, your local food co-op! Come meet Karma friends and neighbours again at your friendly food community, and shop as often as you wish. Check out the many improvements made recently. We are confident you will like what you find. We have increased the number of shoppers permitted in the store from 6 to 12 shoppers, and you are welcome to shop with friends and family. Karma Board of Directors
October 30, 2021 General Manager Co-op reports No comments
By Andrea Dawber News from Karma’s 49th Annual General Meeting! Congratulations, Bob Biderman, J Lu and Betsy Carter, our pre-AGM Karma trivia winners! Seventy-two people registered and about forty-five members participated in the AGM on Monday, October 18, 2021. Our 2021-22 Board of Directors is as follows: Andrea Dawber, President; Paul DeCampo, Vice President; Treasurer, Charlie Lior; Caitlin Smith, Corporate Secretary, and Members at Large, Libbie Mills, Judy Skinner, Marina Queiro...
October 02, 2021 General Manager Co-op reports No comments
Karma Co-operative Annual General Meeting Monday, October 18, 2021, 6:45pm – 9:00pm Registration in advance Please click HERE to register! Virtual AGM via Zoom September 29, 2021 Members of Karma, This is the official notice of our forthcoming Annual General Meeting. The agenda for our AGM this year includes our usual financial reports, a report from our General Manager, a report from the Board, reports from Karma committees, elections of new Board members and 2 Bylaw...
September 15, 2021 General Manager Co-op reports No comments
By Alex Molina Hello everyone, As I’m sure most of you are aware we had to say goodbye to our historic produce wet case. It had served us well for over 20 years! It was tough to watch something so essential and monumental in my produce department be cut into quarters and tossed away to be scrapped. Okay, now that I’ve finished crying, on to the good news!  I’m very happy to say we had a new wet case installed this week and it looks amazing! It is a total upgrade i...
August 31, 2021 General Manager Co-op reports No comments
By Andrea Dawber Moving forward this fall, door shifts will be limited to one 2-hour shift per member per month. This change is to accommodate the many members returning to school and workplaces who will be seeking work shifts at our co-op. Karma is seeking members with skills to contribute to the following committees: Marketing and Communications, IT audit of Karma’s needs, Finances, and Community Development Committee. If you are interested, please email board@karmacoop.org
August 31, 2021 General Manager Co-op reports No comments
By Andrea Dawber We have raised $14,746 to date. Thank you to our recent donors, Rosemary Barnes and 3 anonymous donors for their recent support. We need to make essential structural and accessibility improvements to our building over the next 5 years. Your support will contribute towards a secure food future for us all. Over 200 donors have contributed to Karma’s Future Fund, thank you again for your generous contributions!
August 31, 2021 General Manager Co-op reports No comments
By Andrea Dawber Karma’s current Board is seeking nominees to fill five 2-year terms for Karma’s next Board of Directors, who will be voted in at our upcoming October 18th Annual General Meeting. All interested members are welcome to attend our September 8, 2021 Board meeting. Please contact the Board for more information or to receive the zoom weblink for our next meeting at board@karmacoop.org.
August 03, 2021 General Manager Co-op reports No comments
By Alex Molina Beginning this week we have made a new type of member labour shift available. Miscellaneous In-Store Help Shifts! Come help us with various in-store tasks such as bulk restock, date checking, cleaning, folding things, etc. These shifts are now bookable through our website. We will be phasing out Door Monitoring shifts as we are able to accommodate more in-store labour. Cashier shifts and trainings will also likely be brought back, though we’re taking time to figure o...
August 01, 2021 General Manager Co-op reports No comments
By Andrea Dawber The Community Development Committee needs you! The committee has the enjoyable task of working to create, maintain and grow Karma Co-op community connections, both within and beyond Karma Co-op. We are starting up again and need new members. Get in touch with Libbie Mills, the Community Development Committee’s Board Liaison, if you are interested: libbie.mills@utoronto.ca. Nominations for the 2021-22 Board of Directors open now If you would like to contribu...
August 01, 2021 General Manager Co-op reports No comments
By The Anti-Oppression Committee Karma Coop is committed to developing policies and practices aimed at “dismantling white supremacy, patriarchy, cis and heteronormativity, settler colonialism, capitalism, ableism, and other forms of oppression.” Please read the following link. The Anti-Oppression Committee is seeking a Chair to ensure that Karma Coop’s commitment to anti-oppression is carried forward and enacted in a timely manner. The Chair ensures that the work done by the committee...