The Federal government maintains an information guide on co-operatives and key legislative provisions from each provincial Act. This guide provides an in depth overview of the co-operative business model, the co-operative principles, key procedural features of the model, some steps to develop a co-op, and some frequently asked questions. The guide also provides a summary of legislation pertaining to:
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.