Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) allows our members to speak with a single voice. CMC is a national, bilingual association that represents more than 18 million co-operative members from 9,000 co-operatives.

CMC activities are targeted at helping co-operatives form, develop and thrive. Through advocacy with the federal government, CMC provides a knowledgeable voice to encourage national policies that strengthen the co-operative economy. CMC also supports wide-ranging research in partnership with leading research institutions and government to inform policy.

News

How BlueShore Financial evolved from a credit union for fishermen into a financial boutique

Blueshore, its legal name since 2015, accomplished that evolution by recognizing and following changes in its constituency region, which now encompasses North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Squamish, and the 2010 Olympic venue of Whistler.

Redhat celebrates 50 years, still growing

In its 50th year of operations, Redhat Co-operative will grow and ship 50 million mini-cucumbers, and that’s on top of 25 million long cukes, and 23 million pounds of tomatoes and peppers. “We’re very proud of our history and very proud of our employees and place in the community,” said general manager Gillian Digman on Thursday.

Indigenous youth earn cash scooping ice cream

The Scoop is a social enterprise, an ice cream shop that was set up to provide First Nations youth in the inner city a chance at their first summer jobs. The Scoop was created because the founder had noticed that First Nations youth in Saskatoon were having a hard time finding employment in the inner-city.

Asclépiade à Saint-Tite : la récolte de l'automne pourrait dépasser toutes les attentes

Les 75 agriculteurs de la Coopérative Monark récolteront près de 800 hectares d'asclépiade ce qui dépasse de loin les attentes. Depuis maintenant trois ans, la Coopérative Monark appuie les agriculteurs qui se lancent dans cette nouvelle culture.

Co-op gives $100K for new food bank greenhouse in Regina

The donation is provided by Co-op Community Spaces, a funding program supporting community-based recreation, conservation and urban agriculture projects. In 2016, it will provide 21 projects in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia with $1.5 million.

Passage à la vitesse supérieure

La grande région de Québec accueillera à l'automne le troisième Sommet des coopératives. À quatre mois du troisième Sommet international des coopératives, l'organisation passe à la vitesse supérieure en mobilisant des troupes sur le terrain.