End or Restart a Co-operative

Strike off

If an annual return (and financial statement, if applicable) is not received within 30 days from the date on the final notice correspondence, the co-operative will be struck from the Register of Corporations. Corporations that carry on business without being on the Register of Corporations do so contrary to The Co-operatives Act, 1996 or The New Generation Co-operatives Act.

Filing your Restoral

  • Login to the Corporate Registry application.  
    • Select ‘file’.
  • Enter your Saskatchewan entity number or name in the ‘update entity’ field.
    • Click on your entity name that displays.
    • Select the option ‘application to restore name to the register’.
  • Complete the application and submit.
    • The summary screen within the application will provide an overview of your restoral.

If the co-operative has been struck for more than one year, a name search including the fee is required.

Dissolution

A dissolution is a voluntary legal termination of a co-operative. A co-operative can dissolve one of two ways:
  1. A co-operative can apply to dissolve when it has no property or liabilities and by special resolution of the shareholders of each class whether or not they are otherwise entitles to vote.
  2. Or, when the co-operative has distributed its property and discharged its liabilities pursuant to special resolution of shareholders of each class whether or not they are otherwise entitled to vote.

Filing your Dissolution:

  • Login to the Corporate Registry application.
    • Select ‘file'.
  • Enter your Saskatchewan entity number or name in the ‘update entity’ field.
    • Click on your entity name that displays.
    • Select the option ‘intent to dissolve’.
    • You will be required to attach a .PDF format statutory declaration and statement of intent to dissolve. Please see the forms page for templates to aid in your filing.
  • Complete the application and submit
    • The summary screen within the application will provide an overview of your registration.
  • Once your 'intent to dissolve' filing has been manually reviewed and is accepted, the dissolution will occur automatically.

Revival

In order to revive a co-operative in the Corporate Registry application you will need to know your:

Reserved Business Name (Reservation Number) 
  • Alternatively you may opt to select a numbered name.

Entity Details

  • Your annual return due date
  • The interest of applicant in revival. This will give you selections as to why you would like to revive your corporation.
  • Reason for dissolution.

Articles
  • This includes share details, authorized number of directors, restrictions, and/or articles of attachment.

Registered Office
  • Physical address (location of registered office which must be a Saskatchewan address).
  • Mailing address.
  • Email address.


Director/Officer Information

  • Includes first/middle/last names, email, physical, and mailing address of directors and/or officers.
  • Location of your business (this is the physical address, P.O. box numbers are not accepted).


Power of Attorney

  • Only required when there is not a director with a physical address in Saskatchewan on file.


Fees

  • Fees applicable to your incorporation will be displayed under the fees tab in the Corporate Registry application. 

 Filing your Revival:

  • Login to the Corporate Registry application.  
    • Select ‘file’.
  • Enter your entity number or name in the ‘update entity’ field.
    • Click on your entity name that displays.
    • Select the option 'revival'.
  • Complete the application and submit.
    • The summary screen within the application will provide an overview of your registration.