In 2006, the only grocery store in Teeswater, Ontario, closed its doors. This closure was the final turnover in a series of private chain stores that had opened and operated in the same location for a short time and then closed. This
This case study examines the governance of a prominent Ontario dairy co-operative, featuring an explanation of its search for a new CEO. It might surprise you to know that Gay Lea Foods is a co-operative owned by over 1,200 farmers. That's
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. Username or E-mail Password Remember
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.