Committed to co-ops
As a co-operatively owned and controlled organization, we build meaningful relationships with our member and the broader co-operative and credit union community.
Our support of the broader co-operative sector includes:
Customized products and programs
Our goal is to be the preferred provider of financial security products and services to member and non-member co-operatives by offering customized products and services.
Co-op development and funding
In line with our co-operative principles of co-operation among co-operatives, we have always felt strongly about supporting emerging co-ops and promoting the co-op sector in Canada. Through our Co-operative Development Program, we are able to support Canadian co-ops with business development initiatives.
Support for studies in co-operatives
To ensure future leadership in the co-operative sector, we are a major contributor to post-secondary education in the study of co-operatives.
Advocacy for the co-op sector
We work with our members and co-operative partners to educate members of Parliament about the benefits of the co-operative business model and issues of importance to our business, and to advocate for stronger partnerships.
Active participation in co-operative associations
We are actively involved in co-operative associations at the provincial, national and international levels to ensure the continued growth of the sector.
We provide financial assistance and technical expertise. Here are some of the co-operative associations we support:
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