We all spend a lot of time in meetings, but not all meetings are an effective use of our time. Here are nine simple steps to make your meetings more effective and worth the time.
Looking for tools for youth in worker co-ops? Here is a list curated by Strengthening Local Independent Co-ops Everywhere.
This great new resource on co-operative farming explores models from 42 start-up and established collaborative farm projects across North America.
Margins and mark-ups are very different. There is a tendency amongst the uninitiated to use the terms interchangeably, but this is not a good idea.
Workshop powerpoints and resources from the 4th Annual Assembly will be made available here as they are submitted. Enjoy! Mark Ventry - Effective Boards Russ Christianson - Engaging Members Russ Christianson - Co-op Sustainability Scorecard John Blackwell and Debbie Sexsmith
This great video discusses the co-op advantage, encouraging you to choose a co-op whenever possible.
The proclamation by the United Nations General Assembly of 2012 as the International Year of Co-operatives is an acknowledgement of the fundamental role of co-operatives in promoting the socio-economic development of hundreds of millions of people worldwide, especially in times
Ontario’s Co-operative Corporations Act describes what a co-operative is and dictates how co‑operatives must operate. However, because the Act is legislation, written by parliamentarians and lawyers, it uses specialized terms that can be confusing to people outside the legal profession. That’s