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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.

  • BC Co-op survivability study

    Co-operative Development

    2012-Feb-22

    Description

    Factsheet

    2011 report on the long term durability of British Columbia co-operatives.

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    PDF 563KB

  • Audits for Ontario Co-operatives

    Co-operative Development

    2010-Nov-01

    Description

    Factsheet

    BP 10 - Part of our Best Practices series. A factsheet on the specific requirements about performing audits and restrictions or allowances for the process.

    Download

    PDF 275KB

  • Alberta co-operative durability report

    Co-operative Development

    2012-Feb-22

    Description

    Factsheet

    2011 study on the long term prospects of Alberta co-opertives.

    Download

    PDF 1.49MB

  • About our Guide to the Ontario Co-operative Corporations Act

    Co-operative Development

    2011-Jul-21

    Description

    Factsheet

    ACT01 - Part of our series about changes to the Co-operative Corporations Act. A factsheet briefly describing the fundamentals of the Act with information on how to order a copy of the comprehensive On Co-op Guide.

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    PDF 173KB

  • 2009 Changes to Ontario's Co-operative Corporations Act

    Co-operative Development

    2011-Jul-21

    Description

    Factsheet

    ACT02 - A factsheet on significant changes made to the Act in 2009 that offer a number of improvements for co-ops.

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    PDF 272KB

  • Business Model Comparison Sheet

    Co-operative Development

    2010-Sep-28

    Description

    Factsheet

    A table that compares the co-op model with other forms of enterprise in a table format.

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    PDF 708KB

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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Events

Social Finance Night for Co-operatives & Non-Profits

Dec 13, 2017 - Are you part of a non-profit or co-op that is looking to grow your social venture? Have you struggled to find traditional sources of finance through banks and credit unions?

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