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The cost of living is rising: here’s how co-ops can help

As costs rise, Canadians are more frequently struggling to make ends meet. Growing housing costs, higher prices at the grocery store and gas pump, increased utility bills — it’s getting harder to cover the basics.   

Governments and big businesses haven’t provided solutions to give our pocketbooks a break — but we can create our own solutions. Co-ops are a way for people to work together to create the businesses that help us meet our needs, affordably.

As times change, and prices rise, Canada needs more co-ops to keep the cost of living within reach. Here are three ways you can address affordability by creating a co-operative.   

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