We are the Ontario Co-operative Association (OCA) and we believe in the power of co-operatives.

We see a future in Ontario where co-operatives contribute to the sustainable development and growth of our communities, and to the overall social, economic and environmental well-being of the province. Our members are organizations that believe in the co-operative principles and are invested in the future of the movement. With their commitment, we deliver tools, resources and programs that support the success of Ontario's co-operatives.

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Connecting Co-operatives
Gay Lea sends baking kits to families and frontline workers

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Gay Lea sends baking kits to families and frontline workers
KCCU donates $25k to help local emergency food programs

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KCCU donates $25k to help local emergency food programs
Libro doling out $17.5K for employees to ‘buy local’

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Libro doling out $17.5K for employees to ‘buy local’
MEC extends support to frontline workers and outdoor community organizations

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MEC extends support to frontline workers and outdoor community organizations
The Co-operators introduces a reduced driving refund for member policyholders

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The Co-operators introduces a reduced driving refund for member policyholders
Desjardins grants to spark community projects

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Desjardins grants to spark community projects
Meridian pledges up to $250,000 with new Donation Match Program to help children and seniors through COVID

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Meridian pledges up to $250,000 with new Donation Match Program to help children and seniors through COVID