Latest Publications

  • Annual Report 2016-2017

    The Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada Annual Report 2016 - 2017 can be downloaded in PDF. 

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  • NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR CO-OP SPECIFIC EDUCATION AND TRAINING 2017

    Context The 5th co-operative principle requires the co‑operative sector to provide education and training for members, employees and to inform the public. Different education and training is needed for managers, directors, members and employees. There is a lack of clarity about where managers, directors, employees and members are getting co‑op specific education or training; whether there is...

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  • Solving Challenges Together: Co-operative Initiatives in Canada

    Co-operatives and Mutuals in Canada care about Solving Challenges Together. The co-operative and mutual sector has demonstrated stable growth in the Canadian economy in terms of jobs, taxes and contributions to GDP. Now is the time to explore how the co-operative business model can leverage even more growth and prosperity for Canadians. In our policy booklet, “Solving Challenges Together” CMC...

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  • Accelerating Renewable Energy Co-operatives in Canada Report

    On assignment to Co‑operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC), TREC Renewable Energy Co‑op and the People, Power, Planet Partnership, undertook an assessment of the status of renewable energy co‑ops across Canada. While the reporting on status is specific to the co‑op model, the comments made in this report about development challenges and recommended solutions applies broadly to other forms of...

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  • Demutualization of Co-operatives and Mutuals

    Demutualization is the conversion of a co-operative, credit union or mutual into an alternative organizational form (usually one owned by investors). Demutualization can occur through the conversion of equity into investment shares, or it can occur via a merger, takeover or buyout involving companies that are not co-operatives or mutuals. Regardless of the form it takes, demutualization involves...

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Latest Microsites

  • The International Summit of Cooperatives

    The International Summit of Cooperatives is the world's leading event for business development in the cooperative and mutual community.

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  • The Co-operative Difference in Canada

    Led by the Canadian Co-operative Association in partnership with four Canadian universities, the research network was funded to conduct research on the social, economic and environmental impacts of co-operatives on Canadians and their communities. The project was live from 2010 until 2015.

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  • Co-operative Branded Promotional Items - from the FlagShop

    The Flag Shop is the source for offical Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada and ICA Co-op Marque branded products!

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  • Tools.coop

    CMC’s online Documentation Center offers access to a range of educational tools and co-operative training resources in Canada. This online library can help with all aspects of co-op planning, development and democratic governance. Tools can be downloaded directly from the Documentation Centre. A search engine allows sorting by category, document type or keyword. Resources are regularly added or updated as they come available.

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