Membership in Elevations Co-operative Inc is governed by the Ontario Co-operative Act.
Membership is available to those 16 years old and above. This is awarded when membership application and requirements have been and approved by the board of Directors of Elevations Co-op.
Minimum requirement is purchase of at least one lifetime membership share, at share at $200 and agreement to abide by the bylaws of the Co-op.one time
Members may purchase additional shares up to $1000 annually. The maximum lifetime share purchase per member is $10000 per the Co-operative Act.
•Non-profit and business corporations may become members of co-ops. Unincorporated associations may not be members directly.
•However, any of the association’s members may join a co-op and represent it.
We allow joint membership of two or more persons to form joint membership .
Here is a summary of Elevations Co-operative Inc; the complete bylaws available on request. By laws can also be viewed at the headquarters by appointment.
Running for and electing Co-op leaders.
Co-ops investment opportunities
Small business startup mentor-ship and crowd funding support.
Discounts on products and services of our entrepreneurs of 15 to 50% discounts
Celebrating cultural diversities forums
Promoting and marketing support services
Meetings space for your event or business
Personal development barriers assessments and improvement plans recommended practice
Financial independence literacy enablement's
Collective give back to community and charitable causes from surplus Co-op income
Elevations Co-operative Inc is incorporated; no member is personally liable for its debts.
Every person on becoming a member receives a legally binding share certificate recognizing the share type. All monies received are accountable; we are auditable.