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Calgary Co-op Shares Over $35 Million In Refunds With Members

Calgary Co-op Shares Over $35 Million In Refunds With Members

Calgary Co-op members rediscover the benefits of membership. CALGARY, April 6, 2016 /CNW/ - In a tough financial climate, Calgary Co-op members are celebrating thanks to a generous annual member refund. "Calgary Co-op members are also our owners," says Ken Keelor, CEO...

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada comments on Budget 2016

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada comments on Budget 2016

OTTAWA, March 23, 2016 – Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) appreciates the growth-oriented budget tabled by the Government of Canada.  CMC welcomes investments announced to grow the Canadian economy; in particular CMC applauds investments in affordable housing...

Women’s Day Message from The International Co-operative Alliance

Women’s Day Message from The International Co-operative Alliance

Dear co-operators, dear partners,           My name is Monique Leroux and I am President of the International Co-operative Alliance.  Today we celebrate Women’s Day. Women’s day was originally called International Working Women's Day. Work, and I mean decent work, is...

La Coop Fédérée elects a new President

La Coop Fédérée elects a new President

On February 25, 2016 in Montreal, as part of the 94th annual general meeting of La Coop fédérée, the Board of Directors gathered to elect a new executive committee. Ghislain Gervais was elected President replacing Denis Richard, who had held the position since 2003....

CDF Canada and Powerline Films receive generous support

CDF Canada and Powerline Films receive generous support

In 2014 Powerline Films began investigating and filming a feature documentary about the co-operative movement in Canada. A Silent Transformation is bringing to light the co-operative difference for a mass audience and it has now received vital funding from the...

Co-operative education in Canada

Co-operative education in Canada

New research published this month shows that seminars and workshops are the most common method used by co-operatives to fulfill their educational role as described in fifth principle of co-operation. The study explores the application of the International Co-operative...

Kathy Bardswick to retire

Kathy Bardswick to retire

The Co-operators President and CEO, Kathy Bardswick, is retiring at the end of 2016. During Bardswick's 14 years in the role, The Co-operators has expanded both through acquisitions and organic growth to have more than $40 billion in assets under administration. The...

P5 Video Challenge

P5 Video Challenge

The Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation (CASC), along with The Association of Cooperative Educators (ACE), Cooperatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) and The Cooperative Foundation are challenging co-operatives and co-operative educators to be creative and...

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