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Leadership /  • July 16, 2018
High five

This past May, the Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) announced the recipients of the 2018 National Credit Union Awards. Handed out at the CCUA National Conference in Toronto, the awards honoured the positive impact on communities by ...

Leadership /  • July 13, 2018
Minerva pledge signed by First West

First West Credit Union (240,000 members, $11.9 billion in assets), based in Langley, BC, announced this past April that it has signed the Minerva pledge. A registered non-profit charitable organization, Minerva BC “supports women...

Risk Management / Technology /  • June 12, 2018
Way too much information

This past March, it was revealed that Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm that did digital work for Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, obtained private data on 50 million Facebook users that was used for behaviour...

Human Interest /  • June 1, 2018
Credit unions feted for being family friendly

This past March, Vancouver City Savings Credit Union (523,000 members, $21 billion in assets) and Desjardins Group (seven million members, $258 billion in assets) were recognized as two of Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employers for 2018. ...

Human Interest / Technology /  • May 25, 2018
Smart solutions for the real world

The word “innovation” can refer to many things: a new app that rates the latest craft beers, a life-changing tech gadget that you can’t live without, artificial intelligence or self-driving vehicles. Island Savings, a division ...

Banking / Mergers /  • May 18, 2018
Alberta credit unions ponder merger

Credit union members with Mountain View Credit Union (17,000 members, $740 million in assets) and Connect First Credit Union (100,000 members, $5 billion in assets) in Alberta will vote this June on a possible merger, reports CU Today. ...

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