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

  • Offering Statement Template: Share Capital (English)

    Co-operative Development

    2011-Jul-21

    Description

    Factsheet

    Information on creating an offering statement requesting share capital. (This version in English)

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    PDF 455KB

  • Offering Statement Template: Loan Capital (Française)

    Co-operative Development

    2011-Jul-21

    Description

    Factsheet

    Information on creating an offering statement requesting loan capital. (This version in French)

    Download

    PDF 395KB

  • Offering Statement Template: Loan Capital (English)

    Co-operative Development

    2011-Jul-21

    Description

    Factsheet

    Information on creating an offering statement requesting loan capital. (This version in English)

    Download

    PDF 442KB

  • Making the Co-op Principles Work for You

    Co-operative Development

    2008-Feb-19

    Description

    Factsheet

    BP 11 - Part of our Best Practices series. A Factsheet on how to employ the seven (7) international principles of co-operation in your co-op.

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    PDF 278KB

  • Making Fundamental Changes

    Co-operative Development

    2010-Nov-01

    Description

    Factsheet

    BP 07 - part of our Best Practices series. A factsheet on fundamental changes to co-ops, including amendments to bylaws and articles, merging, transferring, and amalgamating co-ops, and going back to previous forms.

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    PDF 273KB

  • How To: Running Elections for Directors

    General Resource

    2013-Apr-19

    Description

    Factsheet

    A brief how-to guide on running elections for directors.

    Download

    PDF 466KB

  • How To: Hold Effective Board of Directors Meetings

    General Resource

    2013-Apr-19

    Description

    Factsheet

    A brief how-to guide on holding effective board of directors meetings

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    PDF 498KB

  • How To: Guidelines for Running a Members' Meeting

    General Resource

    2013-Apr-19

    Description

    Factsheet

    A brief guide for running a members' meeting.

    Download

    PDF 392KB

  • How To: Guidelines for Running a Good AGM

    General Resource

    2013-Apr-19

    Description

    Factsheet

    A brief guide for running an AGM.

    Download

    PDF 397KB

  • How to Incorporate a Co-operative in Ontario

    Co-operative Development

    2010-Sep-28

    Description

    Factsheet

    STR02 - Part of our series on Co-operative Structure. A factsheet on the processes necessary for incorporating a co-op.

    Download

    PDF 283KB

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