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The Canadian Co-operative Research Network

The CCRN-RCRC is your gateway to research on co-operatives in Canada. The goal of this site is to create an online network of co-operative researchers and practitioners that allows for idea exchange, research-sharing, collaboration,...

.coop Briefing

The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) recently issued this member briefing on the .coop Domain. The .coop domain is used by co-ops in over 70 countries making it the global identity for the world co-operative...

Canadian Co-operative Association (International Development)

The Canadian Co-operative Association is a not-for-profit co-operative which establishes and strengthens co-operatives, credit unions and community based organizations to reduce poverty, build sustainable livelihoods and improve civil society in less developed countries. (CCA...

Health Co-ops in Canada and Around the World

This paper was written by Jean-Pierre Girard of Université du Québec à Montréal, who has been a member of the International Health Co-operative Organization (IHCO; affiliated with ICA) for the past 10 years. Health_co-op_from_Canadian_to_Worldwide_1996-2011_GIRARD[1]

Canadian Worker Co-op Federation

Providing a national website for worker co-operatives in Canada. Resources include: worker co-op network, business plan: funding, financing, marketing and development. To see information about the Fund, go to: Website:

Canada Co-operatives Act

Department of Justice Canada website: Canada Co-operatives Act. Includes links to Canada Co-operatives Regulations and Co-operatives Tariff of Fees. Website: