currently has eight approved projects.
is a list of project titles and a condensed descriptions of
For more information on
specific SN5 projects (including persons responsible and outputs
of the projects with hyperlinks), view the printable fact sheet
by clicking on "Full Document" (pdf) after the project listing.
Financing the social economy
In 2006, the Scan of Financing Providers was conducted as a
preliminary study to a more comprehensive survey of the
financing needs and challenges facing organizations in the
Fogo Island Cooperative
fishing company’s success is directly related to its relations
with its shareholder fishermen, the employees, their union and
the wider community. The Labrador Fishermen’s Union Shrimp
Company started in 1978 as a co-operative...
Project 5.3 Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
and Cooperative Accounting.
This project involves working with the Centre of
Excellence in Accounting & Reporting for Co-operatives (CEARC)
and Co-operative Management Education Co-operative (CMEC)
along with its member co-operatives to develop a
Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) for
Co-operative Reporting to guide co-operatives...Full
Halifax Independent School –Performance Measures
The purpose of the project is to develop a way to measure
performance of this multi-stakeholder organization, in order to
strengthen the school’s mission, organizational culture, and
Diagnostic tool for co-operative firms
The aim of
this project is to organize a workshop to further the
development of a performance diagnostic tool for cooperatives...
Project 5.7 Measuring
the Co-op Difference
The purpose of this project is to develop indicators and
measures of the “co-operative difference” and the work is being
funded by the Southern Ontario node...
Project 5.8 Guide
to choosing an Enterprise Form
The purpose of this project is to distinguish between
the various legal forms of business organizations and
enterprises (for-profit and not-for-profit)...Full
Law for Canadian Worker Co-operatives
co-operatives have a unique place under employment law. The
employees of the organization are also owners. Therefore workers
can set the rules, and working conditions...