Who we are:
Founded in 1991, Working Enterprises is a Vancouver-based holding company that provides financial, travel, and other services to unions, credit union members, and the general public.
W.E. Affiliated Companies:
Union-owned and operated since 1971, WE Travel specializes in Union Travel and Conference Assistance. WE Travel's dedicated services focus exclusively on maximizing Union travel budgets, with customized technology and reporting to ensure you receive full advantage of Canada's collective Union buying power.
Matrix Asset Management (Matrix) is one of Canada's fastest growing and diversified asset and wealth management companies managing approximately $1.6 billion in assets on behalf of individual and institutional investors across Canada. Matrix operates three divisions: GrowthWorks Capital Ltd., Matrix Funds Management Inc. and SEAMARK Asset Management Ltd. - each with a strong performance record and service commitment that supports our vision of providing "above average returns at below average risk".
Climate Smart takes small- and medium-sized enterprises through the process of measuring their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, setting reduction targets, and gaining a better understanding of the carbon offset market. Climate Smart accomplishes this using a comprehensive and hands-on business-skills training program that is complemented by an industry-leading, web-based GHG management tool.
Incorporated in 1991, WE Insurance has become an industry leader offering programs across Canada. Product divisions include: Homeowner/Tenant, Group Auto, Group Benefits & Consulting Services, Benefits Bargaining Courses, Pension Design & Administration, Life/Mortgage, and Commercial.
Stratcom is a full-service communications, opinion research and fundraising consulting firm with a simple mission: We help non-profits, advocacy groups and political candidates become more effective in their work.
Cool Works provides climate change education and high-quality carbon offsets, assisting organizations in understanding and measuring their carbon footprints in order to reduce the environmental impact of their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Big Room coordinates the community-led application for the .ECO top level domain -- an opportunity for the global environmental community to ensure that the .ECO domain is managed for the greater good. Big Room also operates the authoritative global directory of ecolabels, Ecolabel Index, and provides advisory services on certification and procurement to organisations and companies. Big Room is a certified B Corporation.
Organizations Supported by W.E.
The Columbia Institute Centre for Civic Governance nurtures leadership for inclusive, sustainable communities. Through sharing best practices, creating tools for locally elected leaders and progressive policy analysis to provide knowledge and information, we seek to make real and positive social change.
SHARE is a Canadian leader in responsible investment offering proxy voting, shareholder engagement and consulting services, courses, policy advocacy and timely research that help investors integrate environmental, social and governance issues into their investment management process.
Born in 1995, BC FORUM has become the recognized voice for senior trade unionists in British Columbia. BC Forum represents affiliates of the BC Federation of Labour and is a Standing Committee of the BCFL, appointed by affiliates. A registered non-profit society for retired union members (and active union members age 50 and over), BC Forum is dedicated to representing the interests and well-being of members, their families and spouses, and continuing into retirement the relationship they have enjoyed with the trade union movement.
Camp Jubilee Retreat and Conference Centre has been welcoming campers to the shores of Indian Arm since 1936. Camp Jubilee was established in the middle of the depression of the 1930's based on a need to respond to the lack of opportunities for low income working families to send their children to camp.
The Canadian Association of Union Services (CAUS) has been established as a nonprofit organization to represent the common interests of labour unions, associations and organizations across Canada. An underlying purpose of CAUS is to provide Unions with a forum to negotiate for products & services on a national basis. Collectively the Canadian Labour movement represents the single largest buying power of any group in Canada: Be Union, Buy Union.
CAUS has retained Working Enterprises to develop and arrange for products and services to be made available to unions and their members. Products and services provided include Auto &/or Home Insurance, Group Benefits & Consulting, Pensions, Commercial Insurance, Mortgage/Life Insurance, Travel products such as airfares, hotels, and car rentals, conventions & conferences, and the CAUS Privilege Credit Card program.
(Note: CAUS does not have a website at this time. Contact WE directly for more information.)