International Scholar on Gender Equality and Agricultural Co-operatives to Visit Saskatoon

The Canadian Centre for the Study of Co-operatives is excited to announce that internationally renowned scholar and award winning author, Dr. Bina Agarwal, will be visiting Saskato...

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USask centre co-hosts symposium on data ownership in agriculture

While they may not know it, farmers produce more than crops when they jump onto their tractor or combine. They are also generating data that is being consumed by agri-business firm...

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Inaugural Recipient of the Leo and Bruce Thordarson Social Economy and Co-operatives Award Exhibits Lifelong Passion and Commitment to the Co-operative Sector

Like the Thordarsons, Sarah Firby has shared a lifelong passion and commitment to the co-operative sector that began in her early youth.

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New Report: More Awareness on Challenges and Concerns “Big Data” Poses for Farmers Needed in Canada

A new report from researchers at the Canadian Centre for the Study of Co-operatives (CCSC) and the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) outlines how Canadian agr...

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New USask research collaboration focused on examining how social enterprises can improve community safety

Thanks to Research Junction—an innovative partnership between the City of Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan—researchers and practitioners from the Canadian Centre for th...

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USask celebrates expansion of co-operatives programming

In May 2021, when Miranda Flury received a certificate recognizing her as a certified co-operative director, she was one of the first 48 Canadians to ever receive such a designatio...

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Leading scholar joins USask’s internationally recognized co-operative centre as CRS Chair in Co-operative Governance

For Dr. Dionne Pohler (PhD), the opportunity to take on the role of Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) Chair in Co-operative Governance at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) i...

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Top Co-op Issues 2020

For the third year running, a Canadian Centre for the Study of Co-operative survey has found that co-operative leaders identify the need to improve awareness of the co-operative mo...

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Beyond Target-Setting: Cultivating Diversity on Co-operative Boards

Read the latest Research Paper from Jen Budney, Professional Research Associate, Canadian Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

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2021 Hartley and Margaret Fredeen Scholarship Recipient Sees Opportunity to Shed Light on a Unique Type of Worker Co-operatives

Congratulations to Celeste Osses, recipient of the 2021 Fredeen Scholarship!

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USask receives $300K from FCL to renew research chair focused on co-operative governance

The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) Chair in Co-operative Governance at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) will receive $300,000 over five years from Federated Co-operative...

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A New Governance Framework

Governance is a key factor in determining organizational success and one that is particularly important for co-operatives.

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