Despite member-controlled and community-centric businesses gaining much appeal and generating billions in revenue, laws that govern co-ops in Ontario are strikingly outdated and restrictive.
Bill 16 - Amendments to the Co-op Act Bill 16 – Creating the Foundation for Jobs and Growth Act, 2010, S.O. 2010 c. 1, received Royal Assent... Our Co-op Toolbox is available to members only. Please sign up for your membership
A comprehensive guide to starting a co-operative in Canada, this manual offers province-specific information, as well as generalized information on everything from co-op sectors to governance models to seven concise steps involved in forming a co-op.
Detailing how co-operative enterprises differentiate from not-for-profit organizations, this Ontario Co-operative Association FactSheet offers informa... Our Co-op Toolbox is available to members only. Please sign up for your membership and gain access to these tools. Login
What is a Co-operative? The first in a series of FactSheets created by the Ontario Co-operative Association. A 4-page FactSheet to introduce and explain the co-operative business enterprise model and explore the fundamental characteristics of a co-op.