Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) allows our members to speak with a single voice. CMC is a national, bilingual association that represents more than 18 million co-operative members from 9,000 co-operatives.

CMC activities are targeted at helping co-operatives form, develop and thrive. Through advocacy with the federal government, CMC provides a knowledgeable voice to encourage national policies that strengthen the co-operative economy. CMC also supports wide-ranging research in partnership with leading research institutions and government to inform policy.

News

Unicoop Récompensée Aux Prix Desjardins Entrepreneurs 2016

La coopérative agricole Unicoop, dont le siège social est situé à Sainte-Marie, a été récompensée jeudi dernier, à Québec, par le prix Desjardins Entrepreneurs 2016 dans la catégorie coopératives.

Restaurer L'ancien Collège Nouvelles Frontières Coûterait Près De 6 M$

Une coopérative souhaite restaurer l'ancien édifice du Collège Nouvelles Frontières du secteur de Hull, à Gatineau, afin de transformer les lieux en un centre interculturel.

The Co-operators Among the Best Employers in Canada

The Co-operators Group has been selected as one of the best employers in Canada for the 14th year in a row. The insurer, which has assets of more than CAD $44bn, is featured in Aon Hewitt’s list of Best Employers in Canada by three separate listings. The group is a third tier co-operative of Canadian co-operative organisations and credit unions.

Province to Help Pay Rent

“With federal operating agreements now expired, this provincial funding will help co-ops continue to provide affordable housing for their members,” said Vancouver-False Creek MLA Sam Sullivan.

What Is a Platform Co-op?

Just like traditional co-ops, platform co-ops are organisations that are owned and managed by their members. While traditional co-ops are normally based around a physical community of members, platform co-ops live online and are normally populated by online communities of members.

Fondaction CSN and COOP Carbone Announce the Creation of One of the Largest Funds for GHG Reduction Projects Through Carbon Contracts in the World

Fondaction CSN and Coop Carbone announced, in the presence of Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, the creation of the Fonds Carbone, the first carbon contract fund to be created in Quebec and one which is destined to be among the most active in the world. It will be a $20 million fund dedicated to financing projects to reduce GHGs in exchange for generated offset credits.