Best Practices in Co-operative Businesses

Best Practices in Co-operative Businesses

The Ontario Co-operative Association (OCA), in partnership with Lerners LLP, is hosting an educational seminar on April 25th, 2018. Join us for a full morning of discussions on common board pitfalls and how to prevent them.


The seminar will take place from 8:00am to 12:00pm at the Hanlon Convention Centre in Guelph, Ontario. Both OCA Members and Non-members are welcome to attend, for a nominal registration fee of $25 (Members) and $50 (Non-members).



8:00 – 9:00am        Registration and Hot Buffet Networking Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00am      “Tricks and Traps of the Co-ops Act” with Ian Shewan, Partner, Lerners LLP
10:00 – 10:15am     Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:15am    “Corporate Governance and Directors’ & Officers’ Liability: Understanding the
                              Risks and Limited Liability” with Joseph Henzt, Associate, Lerners LLP
11:15 – 12:00pm    “Update on the Status of the Recommended Changes to the Act” with
                               Erin Morgan, Executive Director, Ontario Co-operative Association


If time permits, there will also be an opportunity to share other issues that co-operatives may require assistance with.


The Convention Centre is conveniently located off Hwy 6, about 10 minutes north from the 401, and parking is free. A hot buffet breakfast and refreshment break will be included. Space is limited to 100 seats, so be sure to register early! 

Date & Time: Apr 25, 2018 08:00 AM to
Apr 25, 2018 12:00 PM
[America/Toronto UTC -5]


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Location: Hanlon Convention Centre
Hall C
340 Woodlawn Road West #26
Guelph ON

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Registration Closes: Apr 18, 2018 04:00 PM

Event Coordinator:

Audrey Aczel
Useful Links: Hanlon Convention Centre Map
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