Young Co-operators at Futurpreneur Canada!

Aug 23, 2019

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) welcomes today’s announcement made in Vancouver by the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, on the renewal of the financial agreement for Futurpreneur Canada. This agreement...

Co-operatives: an essential economic force!

Jun 20, 2019

Co-operatives: an Essential Economic Force! Release of the Study on the Economic Impact of the Co-operative Sector in Canada [Québec, June 20, 2019]—During Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC)’s National Congress 2019, Scott Banda, Chief...

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada presented four Awards at Co-operative Congress 2019

Jun 19, 2019

WINNERS OF CMC AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT CANADIAN CO-OPERATIVE SECTOR GRAND GALA [QUÉBEC, June 19, 2019] — Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) held its annual awards ceremony on June 19 in Quebec City. Each year, CMC honours individuals and...

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada recognizes the release of the Government’s report on the Motion M-100 consultations

Apr 5, 2019

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada recognizes the release of the Government’s report on the Motion M-100 consultations CMC is very pleased by today’s press release by the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic...

Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivers the federal budget in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Tuesday March 19, 2019. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

Budget 2019 Highlights

Mar 19, 2019

Budget 2019 Highlights Please note that this is not a full budget analysis and is intended to brief CMC members. Budget 2019 contains many measures that aim to provide strong economic growth and greater equality for Canadians, two principles that...

International Women's Day

Mar 8, 2019

This year, the International Women’ Day’s theme is “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”. As a leader in the co-operative movement in Canada, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) would like to thank all the women who contribute to...

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André Beaudry

Letter to Members from André Beaudry, Executive Director of CMC

Feb 7, 2019

Dear CMC Member, Having surpassed the 100-day mark in my new role, I wanted to take this opportunity to reach out and send a brief message to update you on our priorities. In addressing the three pillars of our strategic plan - Advocacy, Development...

International Day of Co-operatives

International Day of Cooperatives

Feb 7, 2019

Mark your agendas with a big #CoopsDay sign for the 2019 International Day of Cooperatives to be held on 6 July 2019! The theme is COOPS 4 DECENT WORK. We are shouting out the message that cooperatives are people-centred enterprises characterized by...

360 degrees of co-operation

Congress 2019: 360º of Co-operation

Feb 6, 2019

The 2019 edition of Co-operative Congress is being held at the Chateau Laurier Hotel in beautiful Quebec City. This year, Congress will feature a full day of tours to co-operatives in and around the old city on June 18 followed by a welcome...

Minister Jordan

CMC congratulates Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development

Jan 15, 2019

Ottawa, January 15, 2019: Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC), the national, bilingual association for co-operatives and mutuals in Canada, congratulates Bernadette Jordan on her appointment as Minister of Rural Economic Development. “CMC is very...


Fall Economic Update

Nov 22, 2018

​​​​​​November 22, Ottawa – The Minister of Finance delivered his economic update on November 21, that included announcements that are of interest to the co-operative and mutual sector (the sector) and to members of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada...

Canada’s Emerging Co-operators (CEC) 2018 – 2019

Oct 22, 2018

New CEC committee members were appointed on October 12. CEC represents an important perspective in the Canadian co-operative movement. The committee helps to identify the interests of young co-operators and improve how we engage with young Canadians...

André Beaudry, Executive Director of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada

André Beaudry appointed Executive Director of CMC

Sep 19, 2018

Ottawa, September 19, 2018: Doug Potentier, President of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of André Beaudry as Executive Director of CMC, effective October 15, 2018. Mr. Beaudry was most recently Chief...

Canada's Emerging Co-operators

Join Canada's Emerging Co-operators Committee!

Aug 15, 2018

Volunteer Job Description Canada's Emerging Co-operators (CEC) is a working and advisory committee made up of young people age 35 or younger who are engaged members, directors or employees of a co-operative or mutual in Canada. It is a management...