After the first few years we have learned a lot and have made some important changes to our by-laws.
Ever wonder what your liability is as a Board Member of a NFP co-op in Ontario?
Etymologically consensus means to “think or feel together.”
Decision-making is an emotionally-charged process. Learn some tips and tricks from Tools for Change to make things simpler.
Denyse Guy, Executive Director of the Canadian Co-op Association, presents an informative lecture on board governance during evolving phases of a co-op's lifecycle
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
The Co-operative Corporations Act is designed to permit co-operatives to operate under democratic processes. Board of Directors If you have a concern or complaint about a co-operative that you have been unable to resolve, put it in writing and send it to
Multistakeholder cooperatives (MSCs) are co-ops that formally allow for governance by representatives of two or more “stakeholder” groups within the same organization, including consumers, producers, workers, volunteers or general community supporters. Rather than being organized around a single class of members