National & International Co-op Links

National Co-op Movement

In Canada, Co-ops and credit unions are supported by the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada

Co-ops studies take place at universities throughout Canada. The Centre for the Study of Co-operatives is located at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon.

The Coady Institute is located in Nova Scotia, and it is a faculty of St. Francis Xavier University.

Co-op Atlantic
Federation Co-operatives Limited (FCL)

The Co-operators

Credit Union Central of Canada


Co-ops are at work throughout the world, making life better for members. The United States organization is called the National Co-operative Organization.

Credit unions have their own international organization, called the World Council of Credit Unions Inc.

The international body governing Co-ops is called the International Co-operative Alliance. They can be contacted at:

Co-op Links
Thanks to the Canadian Co-operative Association for sharing their comprehensive list: