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Workplan for incorporating in Alberta

Designed for steering committees and boards of co-operatives developing in Alberta, this plan can help coordinate…

A Guide to writing Rules of Association in BC

What are the Rules of Association? Rules of Association (or bylaws) are the rules and regulations…

Sample Rules of Association for British Columbia

In British Columbia, bylaws are called Rules of Association and are filed with the Memorandum of…

Workplan for incorporating in British Columbia

Designed for steering committees and boards of co-operatives developing in British Columbia, this plan can help…

Filing a Memorandum of Association

Incorporating in British Columbia is a bit of a process. So use the three documents on…

Guide to writing Bylaws in Saskatchewan

What are bylaws? Bylaws are the rules and regulations that govern various aspects of a co-operative…

Incorporating in Saskatchewan

To incorporate a co-operative in Saskatchewan, download and fill out the PDF included on this page….

Sample Bylaws for Saskatchewan

Disclaimer: These bylaws were created by Co-operatives First staff and should not be used for any…

Workplan for incorporating in Saskatchewan

This workplan is designed for steering committees and boards of co-operatives developing in Saskatchewan. This plan…

A Guide to writing bylaws in Manitoba

Below is a guide to writing bylaws in Manitoba. Writing bylaws is an important step in the process…

Sample Bylaws for Manitoba

The Government of Manitoba through the Financial Institutions Regulation Branch provides several sets of sample bylaws…

Workplan for incorporating in Manitoba

Designed for steering committees and boards of co-operatives developing in Manitoba, this plan can help coordinate…

Incorporating in Manitoba

To incorporate a co-operative in Manitoba, download the guide supplied here and use the forms provided…

Why incorporate? (video)

Incorporating a business is the process of creating a legally recognized entity separate from any one…

Incorporation Checklist

If you’re ready to incorporate your co-op, congrats! You’ve already put in a lot of the…

Incorporation time frame

Understanding the incorporation time frame is important. When you incorporate a co-operative, steps need to be…

Articles & bylaws (video)

If you’re thinking of building your business as a co-op, you’ll need to go through the…

Choosing a name (video)

Here’s a few things to keep in mind when going through the naming process. You may…

Shaping your Co-operative’s Identity

Building a co-operative requires a lot of planning and development of documents, policies, and procedures. These…

Provincial comparison

By province, here’s a snapshot of the differences and similarities of incorporating a co-op in western…

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