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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.

  • The Co-op Advantage, 2005

    Co-operative Engagement

    2005-Aug-25

    Description

    Co-op Advantage/Magazine

    The Co-op Advantage, 2005

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    PDF 1.19MB

  • The Co-operators Spirit Award Recipient 2012

    Co-operative Engagement

    2012-Nov-30

    Description

    Spirit Awards Profile

    The Co-operators Spirit Award Recipient 2012

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    PDF 131KB

  • The CYL Guido Chezzi Bursary Application

    Co-operative Education

    2015-May-27

    Description

    CYL Document

    The CYL Guido Chezzi Bursary Application

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    PDF 281KB

  • The Importance of Volunteers in Ontario Co-operatives

    Co-operative Engagement

    2008-Apr-25

    Description

    Census/Survey Document

    A press release highlighting the important role volunteers play in the co-op sector in Ontario.

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    PDF 48KB

  • The Power of Co-operation

    Co-operative Development

    2005-Oct-24

    Description

    Presentations and Workshop Summaries

    A presentation on the co-op model from CCEDNET's 2005 Conference.

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    PDF 564KB

  • The Power of Co-operation Event in Sudbury

    Co-operative Development

    2017-Jan-24

    Description

    Co-op Development Document

    The Power of Co-operation and Social Economy in Northeast Ontario, 2017 event

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    PDF 873KB

  • The Quebec Social Economy Experience

    Co-operative Development

    2010-May-17

    Description

    Presentations and Workshop Summaries

    A presentation on the social economy.

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    PDF 432KB

  • The Quest for Quality

    General Resource

    2016-Jan-06

    Description

    Informational Material

    Article on preschool co-ops in the November 2015 edition of Enterprise Magazine.

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    PDF 320KB

  • The Radical Roots of the Co-operative Principles

    General Resource

    2017-Jun-21

    Description

    Informational Material

    The Radical Roots of the Co-operative Principles

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    PDF 229KB

  • The Role of Co-operatives in Ontario's Social Economy

    Co-operative Development

    2008-May-01

    Description

    Presentations and Workshop Summaries

    A presentation from David Lasby, Senior Research Associate at Imagine Canada, on the role of co-operatives in Ontario's social economy.

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    PPT 1.59MB

News

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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Events

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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