Providing co-op development services to the four western provinces, Co-operatives First has the supports, resources, and experience to help groups decide if they should become entrepreneurs. Co-operatives First provides a variety of services including tools and information, development support, business advice, and connections to experts. Need an inspiration? Co-operatives First creates a lot of content that explores innovative ideas, best practices, and unique uses of the co-operative business model Check out their website to learn more.
Success stories, interesting co-op trivia, interviews and more highlighting growing and thriving rural and Indigenous businesses, economies and communities across western Canada.
A growing library of tools and resources designed to support independent co-operative business development.
Stories and interviews from business, economic and community development professionals across western Canada and beyond.