Tagged: Ontario

The Co-operative Housing Association of Eastern Ontario

The Co-operative Housing Association of Eastern Ontario (CHASEO) is a co-operation of co-ops. Its members are housing co-ops in the Eastern Ontario region, co-op staff associations and sector-related organizations. Address: 311-225 Metcalfe St. Ottawa,...

A Guide to Setting up a Co-operative in Ontario

Excerpt: What co-operatives can do for you and your community For many years, Ontarians have used co-operatives as a way of combining their energy, skills, and resources to reach shared goals and fulfil common...

The Co-operative Housing Federation of Toronto

The Co-operative Housing Federation of Toronto (CHFT) is a member-supported organization representing more than 45,000 people living in more than 160 non-profit housing co-operatives located in Toronto and York Region. Website: www.chft.coop Address: 658...

Central Ontario Co-operative Housing Federation

COCHF takes an active part in municipal, provincial and national lobbying activities co-ordinated by CHF Canada. A staff member represents the association at CHF Canada’s Federations Committee. Website: http://www.cochf.coop/ Address: Central Ontario Co-operative Housing...

Share Capital vs. Non-share Capital Co-ops

Excerpt: Introduction Under the Ontario Co-operative Corporations Act, co-operatives have two different forms to choose from when incorporating: with share capital and without share capital. Each structure offers different options and benefits for raising...

Federal vs. Provincial Incorporation for Co-ops

Excerpt: Introduction Incorporating your organization as a co-operative provides some formality and protection to the organization. Incorporation is a process that grants your organization legal rights and recognition under the law – the same...

For-profit vs. not-for-profit co-operatives

Excerpt: Introduction The concept of not-for-profit vs. for-profit is one that can often be challenging for groups and organizations when considering a corporate structure for their group. Not-for-profit status can often be confusing because...