Co-operatives are a different kind of business model that are driven by people, planet and profit. The Ontario Co-operative Association (OCA) is the provincial trade association for Ontario’s 1,500+ English-speaking co-operatives. OCA ensures that people across the province understand the benefits and versatility of the co-operative business model, and to promote the member-owned co-operative businesses. OCA supports groups wanting to build new or develop established co-operative businesses.