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DIY is the past — and future — of rural development

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Four Ways Co-operatives Can Be Used to Support Indigenous Agriculture

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Five Co-operatives Re-Energizing Their Small Towns

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How a local wealth strategy is keeping seniors in place

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How to perfect your town’s elevator pitch

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A Prairie Tradition: adding value through co-operation

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How one Indigenous co-op built its own principles (and yours can too)

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How to finance an Indigenous co-operative

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Why incorporating early is important for an on-Nation co-op

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Indigenous economies and co-ops, with Senator Marty Klyne

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Economic Development on First Nation: Chief Darcy Bear

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Doing the right thing: the Conexus Kindness Capital Fund

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How Co-op helped western Canadians get into the giving spirit 

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Hand in Glove Co-op Weaves a Thread through Communities

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How small towns create the services they need

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Starting a co-op? Do a business model canvas

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“I thoroughly enjoyed the Good Governance Matters course offered by Co-operatives First. The course provided a solid background on governance generally and specific examples of good governance practices in co-operatives. It is uncommon to find governance training specific to co-operatives so this was refreshing.”

Janet Taylor (Corporate Secretary)

Libro Credit Union

“The Good Governance Matters Course was a valuable course. I shared it with the [Arctic Co-operatives Limited] Senior Leadership Team. If it ever comes up again, I highly recommend others to take it.”

Mary Nirlungayuk (Corporate Secretary and Vice-President, Corporate Services)

Arctic Co-operatives Limited

“The online course, Good Governance Matters was very informative, easy to navigate and discussed issues relevant to our needs as a Board of Directors. This course is a great tool for boards to build their knowledge to become strong, strategic boards.”

Lori Sanders (President)

Sherwood Co-op

“This course has greatly increased my understanding of what good governance could/should look like and how each part (boards, management, members) plays a vital role in the co-operative’s success.”

2017 PARTICIPANT

“This course was highly enjoyable, and relevant to working in not only the co-op space, but with any group that needs to make decisions.”

2017 PARTICIPANT