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...

Parliamentarians form an All Party Co-operative Caucus

Mar 18, 2014

March 25th marked the inaugural meeting of the first All-Party Co-operative Caucus on Parliament Hill. Members of Parliament and Senators from all political parties were invited to attend and 20 attended this first meeting. The purpose of the All-...