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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.

  • Co-ops are Different from Business Corporations

    Co-operative Development

    2010-Sep-28

    Description

    Factsheet

    STR04 - Part of our series on co-operative structure. A factsheet outlining the difference between a co-op and a private business.

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    PDF 274KB

  • Co-ops are Different from Not-for-Profits

    Co-operative Development

    2010-Sep-28

    Description

    Factsheet

    STR05 - Part of our series on co-operative structure. A factsheet outlining the difference between a co-op and a not-for-profit corporation.

    Download

    PDF 274KB

  • Co-ops With and Without Share Capital

    Co-operative Development

    2010-Sep-28

    Description

    Factsheet

    A factsheet on understanding the financial need of a co-op and determining whether a co-op is more suited to operate with or without share capital.

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    PDF 267KB

  • Co-ops Work Facts and Stats

    Co-operative Development

    2011-Oct-26

    Description

    Factsheet

    A colourful and graphical fact sheet on Ontario's co-operative movement. Did you know that co-ops outlive corporations by more than double after 10 years?

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    PDF 1.13MB

  • Co-ops Work Roll-Up Sign

    Co-operative Engagement

    2011-Jul-25

    Description

    Informational Material

    On Co-op's travelling roll-up sign with a series of co-op facts and figures.

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    PDF 612KB

  • 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.

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    PDF 136KB

  • Common Ground Co-operative Member Profile

    Co-operative Engagement

    2014-Nov-04

    Description

    Membership and AGM Materials

    Member profile for Common Ground

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    PDF 300KB

  • Community Car Share Member Profile

    Co-operative Engagement

    2014-Nov-04

    Description

    Membership and AGM Materials

    Member for community car share

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    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.

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    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.

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    PDF 60KB

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