ADL and Gay Lea Foods launch the Co-operative Dairy Alliance

ADL and Gay Lea Foods launch the Co-operative Dairy Alliance

Jan 13, 2016

January 13, 2016 Alliance to strengthen co-operative principles for a modern and growing Canadian dairy industry Amalgamated Dairies Limited (ADL) and Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited (Gay Lea Foods) today announced the launch of the Co-operative...

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada year end letter

Dec 23, 2015

Building the national and global co-operative economy CMC is an active member of the International Co-operative Alliance, the stewards of the co-operative principles and identity. CMC is the only Canadian member of ICA.  This year, at the Global Co-...

Co-operatives: a solid lever to take on climate challenge

Co-operatives: a solid lever to take on climate challenge

Dec 4, 2015

At the COP21 Conference, the ICMIF and International Co-operative Alliance delegation has urged heads of state to agree to effective and ambitious measures against climate change. They call attention to unique qualities which make co-operatives a...

Co-operatives: a solid lever to take on climate challenge

Co-operatives: a solid lever to take on climate challenge

Dec 4, 2015

At the COP21 Conference, the ICMIF and International Co-operative Alliance delegation has urged heads of state to agree to effective and ambitious measures against climate change. They call attention to unique qualities which make co-operatives a...

Delegates vote to create a designated youth seat on the CMC Board of Directors

Delegates vote to create a designated youth seat on the CMC Board of Directors

Dec 2, 2015

Delegates voted to add a designated youth seat to the Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) Board of Directors on Wednesday November 25 during a special members meeting in Ottawa. This vote confirms CMC members’ desire to engage youth perspectives...

Thank you Mauril!

Thank you Mauril!

Dec 2, 2015

Ottawa – November 24-26 Meetings of the Co-operative and Mutuals Canada (CMC) Board of Directors, Canada’s Emerging Co-operators, CMC Delegates and the Provincial Associations/Conseils all took place in Ottawa November 24 to 26. These meetings are...

Dame Pauline Green receives Rochdale Pioneers Award

Dame Pauline Green receives Rochdale Pioneers Award

Dec 1, 2015

Dame Pauline Green was presented with the Rochdale Pioneers Award at the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) Global Conference in Antalya, Turkey, on November 13. The award recognises contributions that significantly benefit the co-operative...

Concern for Community: the Relevance of Co-operatives to Peace by Ian MacPherson and Yehudah Paz published posthumously

Concern for Community: the Relevance of Co-operatives to Peace by Ian MacPherson and Yehudah Paz published posthumously

Dec 1, 2015

A new e-book on the history, theory, and practice of co-operatives and peace by the late Dr Ian MacPherson and the late Dr Yehudah Paz was published on December 10, 2015. Along with several other joint initiatives that focused on co-operatives and...

Platform Co-operatives conference

Platform Co-operatives conference in New York draws a big crowd

Dec 1, 2015

The first-ever conference on platform cooperativism was held at The New School on November 13 and 14 in New York, NY. The auditorium was standing room only with technologists, students, academics, co-op developers, and activists in attendance....

Monique F. Leroux elected President of the International Co-operative Alliance

Monique F. Leroux elected President of the International Co-operative Alliance

Nov 13, 2015

Ottawa, November 13, 2015 – Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) congratulates Monique F. Leroux on her election as President of the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA). Ms. Leroux was nominated by CMC and her candidacy received the support...

Presidente electa Monique F. Leroux de la Alianza Cooperativa Internacional

Presidente electa Monique F. Leroux de la Alianza Cooperativa Internacional

Nov 13, 2015

Ottawa, 13 de noviembre 2015 – Cooperativas y Mutuales Canadá (CMC) felicita a Monique F. Leroux por su elección como Presidente de la Alianza Cooperativa Internacional (ACI). La Sra. Leroux fue nominada por CMC y su candidatura recibió el apoyo de...

Monique F. Leroux elected new president of the International Co-operative Alliance

Nov 13, 2015

The International Co-operative Alliance has today elected Monique F. Leroux (Canada) as its new president. Ms. Leroux is an Alliance board member with a background in finance and will be president of the Alliance for the 2015-2017 term. Antalya, 13...

Study Shows Co-operatives Contribute Almost $6 Billion to Ontario Economy

Nov 5, 2015

Guelph, ON. November 2, 2015.   A new study shows that Ontario’s co-operative sector contributes $5.97 billion yearly to the province’s GDP. The research study, released today by the Ontario Co-operative Association (On Co-op), the capacity-building...

The Co-operators honoured as one of the Best Employers in Canada

Nov 5, 2015

GUELPH, ON, Nov. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, The Co-operators was ranked among the Aon Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt, which rated the organization as a Platinum Level employer. The prestigious list, based primarily on confidential employee...

The Co-operators honoured as one of the Best Employers in Canada

Nov 5, 2015

Today, The Co-operators was ranked among the Aon Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt, which rated the organization as a Platinum Level employer. The prestigious list, based primarily on confidential employee surveys, was published in Canadian...