Presidente electa Monique F. Leroux de la Alianza Cooperativa Internacional

Presidente electa Monique F. Leroux de la Alianza Cooperativa Internacional

Nov 13, 2015

Ottawa, 13 de noviembre 2015 – Cooperativas y Mutuales Canadá (CMC) felicita a Monique F. Leroux por su elección como Presidente de la Alianza Cooperativa Internacional (ACI). La Sra. Leroux fue nominada por CMC y su candidatura recibió el apoyo de...

Monique F. Leroux elected new president of the International Co-operative Alliance

Nov 13, 2015

The International Co-operative Alliance has today elected Monique F. Leroux (Canada) as its new president. Ms. Leroux is an Alliance board member with a background in finance and will be president of the Alliance for the 2015-2017 term. Antalya, 13...

The Co-operators honoured as one of the Best Employers in Canada

Nov 5, 2015

GUELPH, ON, Nov. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, The Co-operators was ranked among the Aon Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt, which rated the organization as a Platinum Level employer. The prestigious list, based primarily on confidential employee...

The Co-operators honoured as one of the Best Employers in Canada

Nov 5, 2015

Today, The Co-operators was ranked among the Aon Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt, which rated the organization as a Platinum Level employer. The prestigious list, based primarily on confidential employee surveys, was published in Canadian...

Study Shows Co-operatives Contribute Almost $6 Billion to Ontario Economy

Nov 5, 2015

Guelph, ON. November 2, 2015.   A new study shows that Ontario’s co-operative sector contributes $5.97 billion yearly to the province’s GDP. The research study, released today by the Ontario Co-operative Association (On Co-op), the capacity-building...

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ICA Publishes Guidance Notes on the 7 Co-op Principles

Nov 1, 2015

The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) is responsible for ensuring that the 7 Co-operative Principles that underpin co-operative enterprise can be appropriately interpreted around the world. After many years of global consultation and effort...

On Co-op and CCO organize the first meeting of the Ontario Co-operative Caucus

On Co-op and CCO organize the first meeting of the Ontario Co-operative Caucus

Nov 1, 2015

The Ontario Co-operative Association (ON Co-op) and the Conseil de la coopération de l’Ontario (CCO) have joined forces to organize the inaugural meeting of the All Party Co-operative Caucus in Ontario. The event took place on October 23 at Queen's...

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The co-op housing sector has reasons to be optimistic!

Nov 1, 2015

During the election campaign the Liberal Party of Canada pledged to renew funding for housing co-operatives and to build more affordable rental housing. This was great news and a great response to the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada’s (CHF...

Justin Trudeau acknowledges the importance of co-operatives during Co-op Week

Justin Trudeau acknowledges the importance of co-operatives during Co-op Week

Nov 1, 2015

The final week of the federal election coincided with this year’s Co-op Week celebrations. The Liberal leader took the opportunity to recognize the importance of the co-operative sector. "The Co-op Week is an opportunity to highlight the important...

Inaugural All-Party Co-operative Caucus meeting held at Queen’s Park

Oct 23, 2015

  TORONTO – Yesterday marked the inaugural meeting of the first All-Party Co-operative Caucus at Queen’s Park.  Legislators from all political parties were invited to attend. The Ontario Co-co-operative Association (On Co-op) and the Conseil de la...

Meet the candidates for the Alliance presidency: Monique Leroux

Oct 20, 2015

Co-operative experience: Monique Leroux is president, chair of the board and chief executive of Desjardins Group, a federation of 376 credit unions and other groups serving 7 million members in Canada and operating in 40 other countries. In 2013, Ms...

New index grades Ontario municipalities on co-operative values and community strength

Oct 13, 2015

The city of Orillia has topped a new ranking of Ontario municipalities based on co-operative values including civic engagement, green space, charitable giving and the availability of social programs. The new Co-operative Communities Index...

New index grades Ontario municipalities on co-operative values and community strength

Oct 13, 2015

The city of Orillia has topped a new ranking of Ontario municipalities based on co-operative values including civic engagement, green space, charitable giving and the availability of social programs. The new Co-operative Communities Index...

Kate Duggan - Member economic participation: turning co-operative supporters into co-operative investors

Oct 8, 2015

The path to member economic participation, one of the core co-operative principles, never did run smooth. In the International Co-operative Alliance’s definition, co-op members allocate surplus capital “for any or all of the following purposes:...

Kate Duggan - Member economic participation: turning co-operative supporters into co-operative investors

Oct 8, 2015

The path to member economic participation, one of the core co-operative principles, never did run smooth. In the International Co-operative Alliance’s definition, co-op members allocate surplus capital “for any or all of the following purposes:...