Antony McMullin, cooperative guru/junkie helped us form our cooperative rules. It was hard work! The cooperative model rules seems to have been created in a pre industrial age. We had to rewrite them to reflect the digital age. When we asked consumer affairs if we could change paper communication with members to digital communication, we were told that we could, so long as our changes complied with the Communications Act of 2002. More reading! Finally Consumer Affairs granted us cooperative status. We were now a real thing.