Tag Archives: impact investment

July 10 – Open House + Volunteer Orientation

Event at OREC office

Get the Full Scoop! Join us for an in-depth update on co-op activities. David Mazur-Goulet, OREC’s Communications Manager, will be sharing noteworthy updates including new project news, a recap on the fifth offering, upcoming events, and future endeavours (HINT: it involves SAVING energy). Get Involved Stick around after the talk to see how you can get involved.  View current volunteer …

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$1.98 M Invested in New Solar Power Projects

OREC members celebrate at the annual picnic

Over the course of a 14-week period in 2017, more than 160 residents of Eastern Ontario invested $1.98 million to finance four new solar power projects.  OREC’s fifth securities offering is the latest round of investments offered by the Co-op which allows individuals to invest in large-scale solar power projects and earn a solid return. During the final days of …

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Investment Season is Here, There is a Local Option!

Written by: Dick Bakker, OREC Board Member The February RRSP investment season is upon us once more.  Where to put that little nest egg we are each trying to protect and build? Interest rates are low, the stock market unpredictable, mutual fund management expense ratios are high, while oil and other ‘sure things’ are not!  How can we make a …

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