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Risk Management

Managing risk is key to the viability of your organization. Even if your co-op (or co-op -to-be) is still emerging, make sure you consider all the possible risks and how to manage them. 

Co-op Guard™ was launched in 2014 and offers essential insurance coverages and financial services to protect and build co-operatives. 

A number of specially trained local Co-operators advisors use a Needs Analysis Tool to advise you of the areas where your organization is facing risk, as well as offering education and risk management advice. Their summary will allow your Board to review and discuss options. As a Co-op Guard™ client, the advisor remains your risk management consultant, to answer questions in the future as you grow.

Co-op Guard™ provides the right coverage, at a fair price and all within a co-operative-to-co-operative business environment.

To connect with a local advisor, email Jeannie Shore at  [requires javascript], For more information, visit  


Guide to Co-op Act written in plain, accessible language

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…

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34th Annual Directors' Forum Conference

Oct 11, 2018 + others - Directors of credit unions and caisses populaires are invited to join us for a unique learning, professional development and networking opportunity! New as well as young Directors are also highly encouraged to attend!

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