Co-operatives help provide essential services across Canada’s most northerly territory

With over 9,000 co-operatives spread across its provinces, Canada is also the host some of the world’s most northerly co-operatives. These are members of Arctic Co-operatives, a federation of 31 co-operative enterprises in Canada’s Arctic Community.

The community owned co-operatives in the Arctic are multi-purpose businesses that provide a wide range of services to their members and communities. Services provided by local co-ops include retail stores, hotel and tourism operations, cable television, arts and craft marketing, fuel distribution, construction & heavy equipment services, property rental and agency type services.

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