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...

Annual General Meeting of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada

The inaugural Annual General Meeting of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC)

Jul 10, 2014

From June 16th – 19th, co-operators from across Canada convened in Moncton, New Brunswick to take part in the 2014 Congress. The Congress marked a significant event in Canadian co-operative history: The inaugural Annual General Meeting of Co-...

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada Annual Report 2013-2014

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada Annual Report 2013-2014

Jul 4, 2014

CMC's report to members on start up and strategic planning activities from incorporation in 2013 to March 31 2014.  [download PDF]

International Summit of Co-operatives

Join Us at the 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives

Jul 4, 2014

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada want to bring to your attention that the 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives will take place in Quebec City, Canada, from October 6 to 9. This event gives the cooperative movement an exceptional opportunity to...

Kevin Page

Kevin Page, 2014 Congress keynote speaker

May 21, 2014

A champion of accountability and integrity, Kevin Page was Canada's first Parliamentary Budget Officer serving from 2008 to 2013. He is currently the Jean-Luc Pepin Research Chair at the University of Ottawa. Mr. Page will share his thoughts and...

International Co-operative Alliance calls for comments

ICA calls for comments on co-operative principles

May 12, 2014

Under the auspices of the Blueprint for a Co-operative Decade, the Principles Committee is leading the drafting of Guidance Notes – interpretation aids for the Cooperative Principles.  Background In October 2012 in Manchester, UK, delegates to the...

A letter from Mauril Bélanger about the All Party Co-operative Caucus meeting on May 7

May 9, 2014

Dear Friends, In previous messages I informed you about the establishment of the first All-Party Caucus on Co-operatives on Parliament Hill and the fact that the inaugural meeting of the Caucus was held on March 25. We held our second meeting on May...

Your Annual Survey of Canadian Co-operatives

Apr 11, 2014

In January of this year the first IC edition of the Annual Survey of Canadian Co-operatives would have arrived in your co-op’s mailbox. This survey provides researchers and policy makers an up to date portrait of the co-operative economy in Canada,...

 Lloydminster & District Co-op

June 19, Lloydminster & District Co-op celebrate 100 Years!

Apr 1, 2014

100 years of co-operation is a significant milestone. Lloydminster & District Co-op's 100th birthday will be celebrated on June 19 of this year, as we at Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada will be celebrating our very first national congress event...

Denyse Guy

Denyse Guy named Executive Director of CMC

Mar 31, 2014

Denyse Guy appointed executive director of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada Ottawa, March 26, 2014 – Léo Leblanc, president of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) has announced the appointment of Denyse Guy as executive director of CMC, effective...

Call for Board nominations

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada call for Board nominations

Mar 31, 2014

CMC 2014 nominating committee is looking for qualified candidates within CMC’s membership to serve on the CMC Board of Directors. Candidates must be strong and supportive leaders of Canadian co-operatives and mutuals and have played a leadership...