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

  • UPDATED Co-op Advocacy Postcard: Three Key Asks

    Advocacy & Government Relations

    2016-Apr-01

    Description

    Government Relations Document

    Co-op Advocacy Postcard: Three Key Asks, November 1, 2016

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    PDF 109KB

  • Useful Instructions for Hosting Travelling Cooper

    Co-operative Engagement

    2013-Jan-16

    Description

    Informational Material

    How to request a visit from cooper, what to do when you receive cooper, what to do when you're about to send him on his way, and more.

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    PDF 365KB

  • Using Offering Statements to Raise Capital

    Co-operative Development

    2011-Jul-21

    Description

    Factsheet

    BP03 - A factsheet on the preparation and delivery of offering statements required for the selling of securities to prospective purchasers. Updated July 2013

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    PDF 282KB

  • Valuable Co-op Resources Catalogue

    Co-operative Engagement

    2017-Oct-11

    Description

    All 4 Each/High School Curriculum/Youth

    Valuable Co-op Resources Catalogue by Kerr Smith

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    PDF 50KB

  • Webinar: Election Readiness for Co-operatives, May 10, 2018

    Advocacy & Government Relations

    2018-May-01

    Description

    Government Relations Document

    Webinar: Election Readiness for Co-operatives, May 10, 2018

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    PDF 384KB

  • West End Food Co-operative Spirit Award 2011

    Co-operative Engagement

    2011-Oct-07

    Description

    Spirit Awards Profile

    West End Food Co-operative
    Co-operative Innovator Spirit Recognition Award

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    PDF 50KB

  • 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

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