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On Co-op has a large online library providing information on co-op development, the various co-op sectors, and the socio-economic impact of co-operatives in Ontario. Some of these documents cannot be found anywhere else on this site.

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For co-operative material information in French, visit the resources pages of the website of le Conseil de la coopération de l'Ontario. .

The On Co-op Documents Library: a source for documents and resources for both new and established co-ops.

  • What Does the Federal Election Mean For Your Credit Union?

    Advocacy & Government Relations

    2015-Aug-13

    Description

    Government Relations Document

    Article from CUCC on Credit Unions and the 2015 Federal Election

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    PDF 398KB

  • What Every Find A Co-op Listing Should Include

    Co-operative Engagement

    2012-Nov-16

    Description

    Informational Material

    What Every Find A Co-op Listing Should Include.

    Your ‘Find a Co‐op’ listing (previously the e‐directory) is a powerful networking and business development tool. It is used by government, academics, the media, the public and other co‐ops. It makes a very valuable addition to your own website and social media presence, and shows the strength and diversity of Ontario’s co‐operative sector and credit union system. Please be sure your listing is correct and complete!!

    The Find a Co‐op directory is also searched externally by search engines such as Google, Yahoo or Bing and uses your organization's name, description and other words key words.

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    PDF 187KB

  • What is a Co-operative?

    Co-operative Development

    2010-Sep-28

    Description

    Factsheet

    STR01 - Part of our Factsheet series on co-operative structure. One of our most popular factsheets!
    A 4-page FactSheet to introduce and explain the co-operative business enterprise model and explore the fundamental characteristics of a co-op.

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    PDF 289KB

  • White Paper 5-Year Report Card

    Advocacy & Government Relations

    2009-Mar-31

    Description

    White Paper on Co-operative Development

    A report card outlining actions taken in the five years following the publication of the White Paper (2005), as well as the results of these actions.

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    PDF 214KB

  • White Paper Report Card Addendum 2010

    Advocacy & Government Relations

    2010-Jul-08

    Description

    White Paper on Co-operative Development

    An addendum to the white paper (2006) report card, outlining actions and results from 2009 and early 2010.

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    PDF 286KB

  • White Paper Report on Co-op Development

    Co-operative Development, Advocacy & Government Relations

    2005-Dec-01

    Description

    White Paper on Co-operative Development

    The On Co-op White Paper on Co-operative Development - written in 2005.

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    PDF 290KB

  • White Paper Summary (English)

    Co-operative Development, Advocacy & Government Relations

    2010-Oct-26

    Description

    White Paper on Co-operative Development

    An executive summary of the contents of the 2005 On Co-op White Paper, in English.

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    PDF 560KB

  • White Paper Summary (Français)

    Advocacy & Government Relations

    2010-Oct-26

    Description

    White Paper on Co-operative Development

    A brief summary of the contents of the 2005 On Co-op White Paper, en français.

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    PDF 642KB

  • Why Get Involved in Government Relations?

    Co-operative Engagement

    2017-Oct-11

    Description

    All 4 Each/High School Curriculum/Youth

    Why Get Involved in Government Relations? by Simone Swail

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    PDF 409KB

  • Why Not Own IT! e-Flyer

    Co-operative Engagement

    2016-Sep-07

    Description

    All 4 Each/High School Curriculum/Youth

    Why Not Own It, a panel presentation on using the worker co-op model to control your future in the IT sector. Part of Geek Week Waterloo Region.

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    PDF 269KB

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Risk Management

Oct 1, 2015 - Introduction to Co-op Guard

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2018 OCA Annual General Meeting

Oct 18, 2018 - 2018 OCA AGM

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