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Types of Cooperatives


The Cooperatives vary depending on the service offered and the way that the members are organized, they also differ depending on the economic activity, how members use the Cooperative and kind of management.

There are six types of classification: Agricultural Co-op (known in Manitoba “New Generation Co-op”), Consumer Co-op, Credit Union, Housing Co, and insurance Co-op and Worker co-ops. Those types of cooperatives include producer/marketing, retail supply, utilities, cable television, agricultural services, fish marketing, child care, farmers' markets and community service.

Contact Us:

Cooperative Development Services
Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade
250 - 240 Graham Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0J7

Phone: 204-726-7003
Fax: 204-948-1558
Toll-free: 1-866-479-6155
Email: co-ops@gov.mb.ca

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