Co-operatives

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Their great size and market notwithstanding, Cooperative Home Care Associates (New York) and Childspace Day Care Centers (Philadelphia) have plenty to teach Canada's co-operators and other CED...
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Depuis 15 ans l'on assiste au Québec au développement de divers types de coopératives dans le domaine socio sanitaire. Ce mouvement exprime une recomposition de la place des acteurs dans le système...
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Marie-Annick Taillon and Alain Leclerc tell a story of uncommon success - the rise of funeral co-operatives in Québec and the retreat of their multinational competitors, despite the enormous...
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Québec's decade of experimentation with health care and social service co-operatives has given rise to a reconfiguration of the actors in the health system. No longer do people talk about a system...
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La Coopérative funéraire des Bois-Francs a pris son envol en 1981 dans la poussée du mouvement communautaire qui prit une place de plus en plus importante dans la région durant les décennies 70 et 80...
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If a community is to be a key organizer of an efficient, locally-controlled network of production and distribution, then business development must be included in its development strategy. But it is...
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Greg MacLeod's 'From Mondragon to America' doesn't answer all Roy Morrison's questions about Mondragon's experiments with non co-operative business structures and practices.
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To breathe new life into the old co-operative concept, many farmers are turning to a corporate structure which infuses commodity processing with equity, innovation, and member commitment. The cost: a...
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Running a business as a training program and a training program as a business is one thing (well, two things really). But Regina Women's Construction Cooperative has made that its mission in a sector...
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The co-ops emerging in B.C.'s resource sector are not just local efforts to shore up the jobs lost to corporate forestry and fisheries. Co-operators are integrating value-added businesses into an...