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Zatoun
Zatoun is an NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanity...

News Releases

New Co-op fixes what’s wrong with investing
2010-11-01
Investors-Aid Co-operative of Canada
Investing should be safe, simple, and low cost. This growing Co-op helps Canadians get fair returns with reduced costs and capital loss. Investing on your own couldn't be easier.
October 11-17 is Co-op Week!
2009-10-09
Canadian Co-operative Association
Members of co-operatives and credit unions across Canada will celebrate Co-op Week from October 11-17, 2009, a time to reflect on the contribution the co-operative sector has made to the lives of Cana...
Organic Trade Association welcomes federal credit-guarantee for organic farmers in Canada
2009-05-01
Organic Trade Association
Canadian organic sector welcomes the announcement of new federal government-guaranteed loans for farmers and farmer-coops
Sources welcomes Canadian Co-operative Association
2009-07-23
Canadian Co-operative Association
Sources welcomes a new member: the Canadian Co-operative Association.

Sources Select Resources

A Big Victory for Labor in Mexico
How Mexican Workers Won Ownership of a Tire Plant with Three-Year Strike
Slaughter, Jane
Article
2013
Counterpunch
Collective ownership of a factory in Mexico.
Collective farming
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Collective farming and communal farming are types of agricultural production in which the holdings of several farmers are run as a joint enterprise. This type of collective is essentially an agricultu...
Content Magazine - Number 61
April 1976
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Greece's solidarity movement: 'it's a whole new model - and it's working'
Henley, Jon
Article
2015
The Guardian
Citizen-run health clinics, food centres, kitchens and legal aid hubs have sprung up to fill the gaps left by austerity – and now look set to play a bigger role under a Syriza government.
The Hoito
Wikipedia article
Article
Wikipedia
The Hoito Restaurant (often referred to as “The Hoito” by locals) is a Finnish-Canadian restaurant in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada established in 1918 and housed in the bottom floor of the historic Fi...
May Day: workers of the world unite and take over -- their factories
Henley,Jon
Article
2015
The Guardian
The co-operative movement is giving employees the chance to rebuild shuttered livelihoods.
Reclaim the power! Democratic energy must replace corporate capture
Article
2014
The Ecologist
Democratising energy would save thousands of lives a year in Britain alone -- releasing us from the clutches of corporate utilities, and building an energy commons in which we are all owners and parti...
Rochdale Principles
Wikipedia article
Article
The Rochdale Principles are a set of ideals for the operation of cooperatives. They were first set out in 1844 by the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers in Rochdale, England and have formed the ba...
Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers
Wikipedia article
Article
The Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers, founded in 1844, was an early consumer co-operative, and one of the first to pay a patronage dividend, forming the basis for the modern co-operative movemen...
Why Cooperative Businesses Are Not the Answer
Spritzler, John
Article
2013
NewDemocracyWorld.org
The problem with the worker-owned cooperative business economic model is that this model retains one of the most important defining characteristics of the capitalist model with which we are so familia...

Sources Bookshelf

Content Magazine - Number 61
April 1976
Serial Publication (Periodical)

Media

Le Cooperateur
Informations pour le consommateur.
Manitoba Co-operator
Featuring news and information on local, national and international events relevant to farming.
Le Monde Forestier
Forestry issues.
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Ontario Ministry of Finance
The Ministry focuses on four core business areas: tax policy and administration; economic analysis, fiscal policy and controllership; government financing and debt management; and financial services r...
Industry Canada
Industry Canada's mission is to foster a growing, competitive, and innovative knowledge-based Canadian economy that provides more and better jobs for Canadians; supports stronger, sustainable business...


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