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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.

Find documents using keywords, browse them using document types, or check out documents connected to each of our strategic pillars using the categories.  

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.

  • Co-ops: An Overview

    Co-operative Development

    2013-Mar-28

    Description

    Factsheet

    A quick and easy to read summary of the co-operative business enterprise model.

    Download

    PDF 136KB

  • Common Ground Co-operative Member Profile

    Co-operative Engagement

    2014-Nov-04

    Description

    Membership and AGM Materials

    Member profile for Common Ground

    Download

    PDF 300KB

  • Community Car Share Member Profile

    Co-operative Engagement

    2014-Nov-04

    Description

    Membership and AGM Materials

    Member for community car share

    Download

    PDF 298KB

  • Comparison of Co-op Strength and Support Across Canada

    Advocacy & Government Relations

    2011-Sep-11

    Description

    Government Relations Document

    A snapshot of the sector and government support across Canada.
    Updated 2008.

    Download

    PDF 26KB

  • Complete list of all On Co-op FactSheets

    Co-operative Development

    2011-Jul-25

    Description

    Factsheet

    A list of all the documents in the co-op FactSheets series, created by On Co-op.

    Download

    PDF 60KB

  • Conference wrap-up PP - Alisdair Smith

    Co-operative Engagement

    2017-Oct-02

    Description

    All 4 Each/High School Curriculum/Youth

    Provincial Co-op Conference Wrap-up PP by Alisdair Smith

    Download

    PDF 15.33MB

  • Cover Letter September 2012 Mailing

    Co-operative Engagement

    2012-Sep-19

    Description

    Informational Material

    Cover letter which introduces the mailing.

    Download

    PDF 118KB

  • 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

    Download

    ZIP 71KB

  • CUDA course on IT Governance - Workbook

    General Resource

    2017-Oct-03

    Description

    Directors' Forum Document

    CUDA course on IT Governance - Workbook

    Download

    PDF 906KB

  • CUDA Course on IT Governance PP - Doug MacDonald

    General Resource

    2017-Oct-03

    Description

    Directors' Forum Document

    CUDA Course on IT Governance PowerPoint presentation by Doug MacDonald

    Download

    PDF 748KB

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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