Who We Are
Funny how life works! In the spring of 2019, our current VP happened to stumble upon an upcoming event to be hosted by the Women’s Multicultural Resource and Counselling Centre (WMRCC) in Durham, an organization which had received funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to establish Worker Co-operatives, where women could become empowered as entrepreneurs by creating employment while working together. Knowing there were many women who belonged to a newly formed Non-profit organization, Balanced Living and Community Keepers Society (BLACKS), it was easy to forge a connection. With only a printed invitation, over twenty-five, very enthusiastic women attended the meeting which soon resulted in the formation of four, unique Worker co-operatives, including the CO-OPERATIVE CLEANERS OF ONTARIO. (CCOO)
Exceeding customer’s expectations when it comes to their cleaning needs.
Our mission is to create a company that serves our clients, members and community with the highest quality range of environmentally sound services in a trustworthy and professional manner.
The activities of the co-operative are governed by our core values of healthy communities, equality, social responsibility and vibrant economies.
Our Guiding Principles
CCOO operates within the seven co-operative principles:
- Voluntary and open membership
- Democratic control
- Members economic participation
- Autonomy and independence
- Education & training
- Co-operation among co-operatives
- Concern for community
Partners and Collaborators
We are fortunate and grateful to have the continued support of many community sponsors.