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February 5, 2018

There are thousands of successful small and medium size enterprises in Canada led by entrepreneurial founders. Many of those same founders would like to sell their business one day to benefit from their lifetime contributions and sacrifices.

Many founders have developed...

June 22, 2017

Vincent Côté, founder of Stile Solutions, an exit planning firm, recently attended our 2017 Canadian Employee Ownership Conference.

Below are two of his blogs reflecting on his experience and how an owner's legacy is often the driving force for an ESOP:

2017 Canadian...

June 21, 2017

Employee ownership can be a powerful tool to help any business, large or small, increase productivity, foster innovation, reduce employee turnover, and remain profitable. 

But simply providing employees the opportunity to be owners is not enough to realize those goals....

June 19, 2017

As chair of this year’s conference it gave me great pride to welcome attendees to Gatineau, Quebec for the third annual Canadian Employee Ownership Conference.

We kicked off the event Tuesday evening with a Meet and Greet sponsored by the fine folks from ESOP Builders...

June 5, 2017

The ESOP Association Canada is proudly announcing that June 7, 2017 marks the first Canadian Employee Ownership Day.

This day is an opportunity to spotlight the performance and benefits of companies with employee ownership, which includes employee share ownership plans...

February 24, 2017

Eighteen years ago I was invited by the founder President of Chandos Construction to join a handful of shareholders in the then $23M local general contractor. Fast forward to today, we are now a broad based, employee-owned company with 150 proud owners and closing in o...

January 20, 2017

The ESOP Association Canada is pleased to welcome you to our new website!

Our new site will continue to provide general information on ESOPs but we also have a number of new features we’re excited to introduce. These include:

January 12, 2016

Research over the past forty years show employee share ownership plans (ESOPs) have proven successful at attracting, retaining and engaging employees. But with the Millennials soon to make up 50% of the global workforce, we need to ask a new question — how do Millennia...

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