Co-op Week

Mauril Bélanger, Member Statement for Co-op Week 2014

Oct 14, 2014

TEXT OF THE STATEMENT On October 10th 2014, the Liberal Advocate for Co-operatives, Honourable Mauril Bélanger, made the following statement in the House of Commons regarding Co-op Week: Mr. Speaker, the first International Summit of...

My Credit Union Matters

Update on the my credit union matters campaign

Sep 30, 2014

Credit Union Central is in the sixth week of a public relations campaign called “My Credit Union Matters”, which is asking Canadians to take action to support the credit union system. The campaign has been very successful to date with 2,200 letters...

All Party Co-op Caucus

Co-op Caucus meets to kick off the fall session

Sep 30, 2014

The All Party Co-operative Caucus continued its study of the co-operative sector on Wednesday, September 24. Mauril Bélanger, M.P. (Ottawa-Vanier) chaired the caucus, the fourth since being established in the spring. Mr. Bélanger opened the session...

CMC Board Meeting

Report on the meeting of the Board of Directors, Ottawa

Sep 30, 2014

Following the inaugural Annual General Meeting in June, the Board of CMC held its first regular meeting in Ottawa on September 22 and 23.  Half of the Board members being new, a roundtable took place to identify the Directors’ expectations for the...

Quebec City Convention Centre

NEXT WEEK: The International Summit of Co-operatives

Sep 30, 2014

The 2014 edition of the International Summit of Co-operatives will begin next week, and the sheer scope of activities, presentations, meetings and social gatherings is really impressive. Creating an itinerary with so much going on is exciting, but...

Clean 50

IMPACT! Wins 2014 Clean50 Award

Sep 29, 2014

The Co-operators Youth Program for Sustainability Leadership, IMPACT! has been named the 2015 Clean50 Top Project of the Year for sustainable development and clean capitalism by Delta Management Group.   IMPACT! was recognized for helping young...

Ottawa - Westin Hotel

CMC Delegates meeting set for November 26, 2014

Sep 28, 2014

A central part of CMC’s strategic plan calls for a new approach to engagement with Delegates that can foster a year round dialogue. As a national association, there is a need for on-going dialogue and debate on the diversity of topics that affect...

Annapolis Valley set to host national worker co-op conference this fall

Annapolis Valley set to host national worker co-op conference this fall

Sep 19, 2014

WOLFVILLE, NS. – The Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation (CWCF) has announced plans to host its 23rd annual fall conference in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley from November 5-8, together with co-host CoopZone ( The three-day...

Compilation of Co-op Case Studies Report

At the Vanguard of Canadian Innovation: Compilation of Co-op Case Studies

Sep 10, 2014

On October 9, 2014, Julie Cafley, Vice President of Canada's Public Policy Forum, will present a diversity of recent innovations based on the following thematic pillars: innovation in business, community development, governance, sustainability and...

My Credit Union Matters

Take Action! My credit union matters and it should matter to you!

Sep 3, 2014

Canada`s credit Unions are looking for your support in their campaign to keep a competitive balance between credit unions and the big banks in Canada. Credit Unions are different than banks and have, since 1972, benefited from tax rebates that allow...

Board of Co-operatives of the Americas

Call for candidates for the Board of Co-operatives of the Americas

Aug 20, 2014

CMC is calling on its members for expressions of interest to be a candidate for the Board of Co-operatives of the Americas.  The linked document (PDF) describes the duties and responsibilities of this role.  Anyone interested is invited to submit...

Invitation | Join Us at the 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives

Aug 19, 2014

Dear member, CMC is a proud partner of the 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives. We will be present in Quebec, because the Summit offers an opportunity to network with global leaders, discuss priorities and complex issues among peers, and find...

Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation

We need your consent

Aug 6, 2014

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) has undergone a thorough examination and revamping of our operations to ensure our compliance under the new Canadian Spam law (CASL). You may have been receiving emails for a variety of reasons: Event...

The 2014 Parliamentary Reception

The 2014 Parliamentary Reception

Jul 30, 2014

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Andrew Scheer, the Speaker of the House of Commons, will co‑host a reception to celebrate the Canadian co-operative sector in collaboration with the All-Party Co‑operative Caucus and Co-operatives and...

Erin Hancock, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada’s (CMC) Manager of Research and Education

Erin Hancock wins Hlushko Award

Jul 23, 2014

Erin Hancock, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada’s (CMC) Manager of Research and Education, is the latest recipient of the William Hlushko Award to Young Cooperative Educators. The award, established in 1978, was presented by the Association of...