Co-operatives as Charities and Not-For-Profits

<p>Co-operatives are legal entities owned and run by, and for, their members.&nbsp;There are over 9,000 co-operatives in Canada, with over 18 Million members. Most of them operate businesses. Not all of them are business enterprises &ndash; many co-operatives are not-for-profits and some are registered charities.</p>