Online Co-operative Resources
Want to see what’s out there on the big bad web? We’ve saved you the time by outlining some key co-op resources for you below!
The Guidance Notes to the Co-operative Principles [ICA] aim to state our 21st century understanding of the application of the Principles in contemporary terms.
Centre for Study of Co-operatives is an interdisciplinary teaching and research centre located at the University of Saskatchewan.
Co-operative Education Network (ACE) has a variety of free and paid-for online curated learning paths for people with all levels of co-operative knowledge. They also have an excellent ‘Library’ resource on co-operative movement education.
2. Canadian Co-operative Organizations
Co-operatives First is a business development organization focused on increasing rural and Indigenous economic development across western Canada.
3. News & Branding
Alberta Co-op News is a monthly newsletter summarizing the latest co-op sector news in the province.
Daily Co-operative News by FullIntel is a Daily News Service that emails selected Canadian co-operative stories to subscribers.
The .coop identity enables co-operatives across the world to visually use the marque and domain to distinguish yourself as a co-operative business
Stories.coop is a great site with tons of inspiring examples of co-operatives from all over the world
4. Sector Research and Whitepapers
Westlock Grain Terminals New Generation Co-op (NGC): A Case Study
(Cabaj, Gismondi, Stringham and Wood)