Call for Nominations: Canadian Co-operative Achievement Award

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CANADIAN CO-OPERATIVE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, GLOBAL CO-OPERATOR AWARD, INNOVATIONS IN CO-OPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AWARD

The Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA) has issued a call for nominations for its annual Canadian Co-operative Achievement Award and Global Co-operator Award. Nominations from individuals or organizations are to be submitted to CCA by January 31st, 2008. The awards include honourary membership in CCA and will be presented during the CCA Annual General Meeting and Congress in Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 25 - 27, 2008. For more information including terms of reference and past recipients. Staff and members of CCA's Board of Directors and the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada‘s Board of Governors are not eligible for nomination.

CCA is also accepting nominations for the inaugural Innovations in Co-operative Governance Award. These awards will recognize governance innovation and excellence in co-operatives and credit unions across Canada. The awards seek to showcase the movement's strengths in the area of governance and provide the opportunity for co-op and credit union boards to learn from each other. The closing date for applications is January 31, 2008. Winners will be announced at CCA's Annual General Meeting in Winnipeg in June 2008.