Co-ops Are Cool!
Want to find out more about the great things co-ops do?
Did you know that mornings are 28% more chipper because of co-ops? Or that co-ops make the world smell nicer? For more quirky, interesting facts about co-ops, check out our Co-ops Are Cool webpages, created and generously donated to On Co-op by The Co-operators.
Co-op FACTSheets now available!
Discover our online and print library of quick-reference materials about co-op sectors, best practices, legislation, and structure. We have a suite of more than 30 brief, easy to read, useful FactSheets.
Click HERE to browse the library.
New Co-operatives in Ontario
Provincewide, people continue to choose co-operative enterprises. They choose co-ops because we are values-based, accountable, and community-oriented. On average, 25-30 co-ops are incorporated annually in Ontario.
Here are some of Ontario`s co-ops incorporated in 2015
- Pape Co-operative Development Corp
- Dryden Senior Co-operative Housing
- The West Village Community Development Co-op
- St. James Town Community Co-op
- Georgian Bay Agricultural Co-op
- Trillium Solar Power Co-op
- Akajou Co-op
- Sunvie Renewable Energy Co-op
- North Perth Community Ag Power Co-op
- Shaws Creek Farm Co-op
- Code Studio Co-op
- Renewal Sun Energy Co-op
- The Farmers Community Co-op
- The Barn Co-op Network
- Art District Co-op Gallery
- Research Education Design Development Innovation Co-op
- Co-operative of Specialty Community Legal Clinics of Ontario
- Kawartha Works Community Co-op
Check out their listings on the Co-operative Directory: http://www.ontario.coop/find_a_coop
FIND A CO-OP IN YOUR COMMUNITY
EASILY LOCATE AN ONTARIO CO-OPERATIVE, CREDIT UNION OR CAISSE POPULAIRE.
On Co-op maintains a listing of all 1300 of Ontario's co-ops so anyone can find a co-op and/or a product or service provided bya local co-op. Search by keyword, category/type or location.
To start, click on the photo, or use the permanent "Find a Co-op" link at the bottom right of all our website pages.
Fundamentals of Co-operative Organizations Certificate Program!
In partnership with the Schulich School of Business, York University, we are pleased to offer the Fundamentals of Co-operative Organizations Program.
This professional Certificate gives you the skills you need to advance your career or strengthen your organization, and offers specialized instruction from leading co-op scholars and executives in just 10 weeks of part-time study.
The Program runs from March 22 – May 28, 2016, and the deadline to apply is March 9, 2016. Bursaries are available and On Co-op members receive preferential rates. On Co-op has negotiated a very competitive group discount with the Residence Inn by Marriott, Toronto Airport, which is only available until March 7, 2016.
Contact Adam Malloy at 519.763.8271 x.29 for details and to access this rate. Visit HERE for more information about the program.
Oct 14, 2015 - On Co-op has created a Guide to Ontario’s Co-operative Corporations Act. The Guide explains the details of the Act, and includes advice about the procedures and protocols that define the operations of co-operatives. The Guide also includes a number of…