Canadian Cohousing Network (CCN) was formed in 1992 in British Columbia,
Canada. It is a registered non-profit organization that promotes
the creation of cohousing communities as a model for sustainable
development by raising public awareness about cohousing and by bringing
people together to form communities. The most valuable function
of the CCN is making connections with people who are interested
in living in a cohousing community. CCN links individuals and cohousing
groups together to share resources and make the process of creating
a community easier and more economical.
The purpose of the CCN is to:
promote and facilitate the development of cohousing communities
public, government, and building professions' awareness about
the nature and benefits of cohousing;
educational services for creating cohousing communities;
networking opportunities for those interested in cohousing;
standards for cohousing development including accreditation of
a cohousing resource directory; and
support services to groups involved in creating cohousing communities.
Society operates without object of gain for its members or directors.
Any profits or other accretions will only be used in promoting its'
objectives. These provisions are unalterable.