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  • Co-ops Are Cool!

    Want to find out more about the great things co-ops do?

    Did you know that mornings are 28% more chipper because of co-ops? Or that co-ops make the world smell nicer? For more quirky, interesting facts about co-ops, check out our Co-ops Are Cool webpages, created and generously donated to On Co-op by The Co-operators.

  • Hot off the Press!

    Our 2015-2016 electronic and interactive Annual Report is now available for viewing!

    Click on the hyperlinked words throughout the report to get more detailed information!

  • Fundamentals of Co-operative Organizations Certificate Program!

    In partnership with the Schulich School of Business, York University, we are pleased to offer the fifth cohort of the Fundamentals of Co-operative Organizations (FCO) Program!

    This professional Certificate gives you the skills you need to advance your career or strengthen your organization, and offers specialized instruction from leading co-op scholars and executives in just 10 weeks of part-time study.

    The Program runs from January 12 – March 25, 2017, and the deadline to apply is December 31, 2016. On Co-op members receive preferential rates.

    Thanks to a grant from the CHS Foundation, funded by charitable gifts from CHS Inc., a limited number of bursaries are available to representatives of small, as well as new (0 -5 years) and emerging co-operatives wishing to take the FCO program. Successful recipients will receive between $500 - $1,000 pending need and availability of funds. To apply, please contact Lauren Hillson at [requires javascript] or by calling 1.888.745.5521 x.27.

    On Co-op has negotiated a group discount with the Residence Inn by Marriott, Toronto Airport. Contact Lauren Hillson  for details and to access this rate. Visit HERE for more information about the program.



    On Co-op maintains a listing of all 1300 of Ontario's co-ops so anyone can find a co-op and/or a product or service provided bya local co-op. Search by keyword, category/type or location.

    To start, click on the photo, or use the permanent "Find a Co-op" link at the bottom right of all our website pages.

  • Co-op FACTSheets available!

    Discover our online and print library of quick-reference materials about co-op sectors, best practices, legislation, and structure. We have a suite of more than 30 brief, easy to read, useful FactSheets.

    Click HERE to browse the library.


Co-op Principles in Plain Language

Oct 12, 2015 - The co-op principles are the foundation of co-operatives worldwide. To make them more accessible and easy to understand, On Co-op presents a plain-language translation of each of the seven international principles.

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June 2017 CMC Congress & AGM

Jun 19, 2017 + others - CMC Congress & AGM

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The On Co-op e-Directory is a comprehensive listing of more than 1,300 Ontario-based Co-operatives, Credit Unions and Caisse Populaires. Search by city, name, type of co-op or keyword.

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On Co-op is a trade association and capacity-building organization that develops, engages, educates and advocates for Ontario's co-op businesses.