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Banking /  • January 7, 2019
New app for First West members to send money

This past October, First West Credit Union (250,000 members, $11 billion in assets) rolled out SendGlobal, an international money transfer mobile application allowing members to send money around the world. First West and its regional divi...

January 4, 2019
Business owners young, female and motivated

A recent study of Canadian entrepreneurs shows an increasing number of business owners are young, well-educated women, BCBusiness reported. Based upon 809 interviews last September with small and medium business (SMB) owners, the stu...

Business / Technology /  • January 3, 2019
Cashing in your chips

In the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation starring Patrick Stewart as the fictional Jean-Luc Picard, captain of the USS Enterprise-D, 24th century technology advanced to embrace the use of isolinear optical chips as data storage devi...

Banking /  • November 5, 2018
An app for that

App-only banks are on the rise in Europe, The New York Times reports. Millions of customers across Europe, most of them in their 20s and 30s — millennials, or Generation Y, as well as Generation Z — have signed up to app-only ba...

Human Interest /  • November 2, 2018
Fore! charity

This past September, Coast Capital Savings Credit Union’s (555,000 members, $21 billion in assets) 17th annual charity golf tournament raised a record $300,000 for the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation in support of mental health research...

Economics / Human Interest /  • November 2, 2018
Money laundering needs to be hung out to dry

When it comes to anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing measures, Canada is behind the eight ball, according to the report, Hidden Beneficial Ownership and Control: Canada as a Pawn in the Global Game of Money Laundering, releas...