You're Invited to #IYC2012

14 cities, 14 events, 1 amazing celebration

On January 12, 2012 co-operators and co-op supporters from around Canada will come together to

celebrate the 2012 UN International Year of Co-operatives (IYC) It started with 12, but excitement grew

and now 14 cities across the country will host 14 simultaneous events to mark this once-in-a-lifetime


  • An opportunity to raise public awareness of co-operatives and their social and economic contributions to society
  • An opportunity to support the growth and development of co-operatives in Canada and around the world.
  • An opportunity to begin legacy initiatives that will outlive the International Year and inspire others to support the co-operative movement.

This is our year. And this is your chance to be a part of it!


Our celebration will feature a live internet broadcast from Ottawa on

January 12 at 1:30 pm AST. Join us for free coffee and chocolate on

Thursday for the official launch podcast of the International Year of

Co-operatives in the Fuller Room at Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-op in

Grand Pre.