ABOUT MCA


The Manitoba Cooperative Association (MCA) Inc. is a provincial association of cooperative organizations, created by its' members to enhance and support the development of a united, growing and influential cooperative movement in Manitoba.

On behalf of its' members, MCA serves the common and individual needs of cooperatives in the areas of development, education, youth leadership, government relations and global awareness. MCA fulfills its mission by:

  • helping groups form cooperatives, supporting the growth and success of cooperatives, promoting opportunities for co-operation among cooperatives and by recognizing cooperative achievement
  • providing forums for the flow of knowledge and information among cooperative leaders
  • offering leadership programs that help youth become active and knowledgeable cooperative members
  • assisting member organizations in relations with the Government of Manitoba and with the development of public policy
  • supporting programs that help members and the public learn more about the cooperative movement and the benefits of membership, and
  • working in partnership with the Canadian Cooperative Association and others to promote the cooperative movement’s development in Manitoba, Canada and throughout the world
  • providing co-op development services

 

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