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On Co-op has a large online library providing information on co-op development, the various co-op sectors, and the socio-economic impact of co-operatives in Ontario. Some of these documents cannot be found anywhere else on this site.

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For co-operative material information in French, visit the resources pages of the website of le Conseil de la coopération de l'Ontario. .

The On Co-op Documents Library: a source for documents and resources for both new and established co-ops.

  • Characteristics of a Successful Co-op Advocate

    Advocacy & Government Relations

    2010-Oct-08

    Description

    Toolkit

    Characteristics of a Successful Co-op Advocate

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    PDF 38KB

  • Child Care Co-op Toolkit

    Co-operative Development

    2010-Nov-04

    Description

    Toolkit

    A toolkit containing files related to developing your child care co-op. Contains these files:
    CD Childcare Co-op Development Template.pdf
    CD Childcare Co-op Financial Template.xls
    CD Co-op Business Plan Basics.pdf
    CD HAPPYDAYSBylaws-Non-profitChildcareCo-opTemplate.doc

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    ZIP 432KB

  • Co-op Week Toolkit

    Co-operative Engagement

    2004-Jul-27

    Description

    Toolkit

    A practical guide to planning your Co-op Week celebrations. This document was created and is kindly provided by the Saskatchewan Co-operative Association.

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    PDF 561KB

  • Co-operative Development Toolkit Presentation

    Co-operative Development

    2007-Dec-03

    Description

    Toolkit

    A presentation from 2007 on the Co-op Development Toolkit created by On Co-op.

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    PDF 477KB

  • Credit Union Start-up Toolkit

    Co-operative Development

    2010-Nov-01

    Description

    Toolkit

    A collection of resources for starting a credit union in Ontario. Contains the files:
    Guide to starting a CU in ON.doc
    BY LAW No 1.doc
    articles of incorporation.doc
    Starting a Credit Union Contacts.doc
    Starting a CU - Application for Charter of Incorporation - Strategic Business Plan - Table of Contents.doc

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    ZIP 71KB

  • Effective Meetings Advocacy Toolkit

    Advocacy & Government Relations

    2014-May-21

    Description

    Toolkit

    This toolkit is a guide to help you in effectively communicating your message, and as a means to making the process of meeting with election candidates, MPs, MPPs, Ministers, municipal councilors and their staff less intimidating and more effective.
    Use all or parts of this guide, depending on whether you are preparing for a sit-down meeting, an all-candidates event, a casual encounter or any other political events. Simply adopt our suggestions to suit your own issues and needs as necessary.

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    PDF 168KB

  • GR Toolkit #1: Meeting MPPS

    Advocacy & Government Relations

    2011-Sep-11

    Description

    Toolkit

    The GR toolkit Series:

    Toolkit #1: Meeting MPPS at their Constituency Office
    Toolkit #2: Attending Events with MPPs and
    Nominated Candidates
    Toolkit #3: Initiating Communication, Relaying Your Key
    Message & Rallying Support

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    PDF 88KB

  • GR Toolkit #2 - Attending Events with MPPs and Candidates

    Advocacy & Government Relations

    2011-Sep-11

    Description

    Toolkit

    The GR Toolkit Series:
    Toolkit #1: Meeting MPPS at their Constituency Office
    Toolkit #2: Attending Events with MPPs and Nominated Candidates

    Download

    PDF 87KB

  • Moonbeam co-operative toolkit

    Co-operative Development

    2013-Dec-17

    Description

    Toolkit

    A detailed description of the steps taken to turn the Moonboom grocery into a co-operative.

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    PDF 79KB

News

Guide to Co-op Act written in plain, accessible language

Oct 14, 2015 - On Co-op has created a Guide to Ontario’s Co-operative Corporations Act. The Guide explains the details of the Act, and includes advice about the procedures and protocols that define the operations of co-operatives. The Guide also includes a number of…

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34th Annual Directors' Forum Conference

Oct 11, 2018 + others - Directors of credit unions and caisses populaires are invited to join us for a unique learning, professional development and networking opportunity! New as well as young Directors are also highly encouraged to attend!

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