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Human Interest /  • March 15, 2018
Honesty and trust tested in Atlantic Canada

In a bid to prove that standards of honesty, trust and fairness are alive and well in Atlantic Canada, credit unions undertook a creative guerrilla marketing campaign to test these values. Atlantic Central, which represents 47 credit...

Human Interest /  • March 10, 2018
FirstOntario pledges $1 per member for international development

This past January, FirstOntario Credit Union (117,550 members, $5 billion in assets) pledged $1 per member to support a new initiative by the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF Canada), called Breaking New Ground. [captio...

Human Interest / Leadership /  • February 2, 2018
Malawi fetes partnership with CDF Canada

The Co-operative Development Foundation (CDF) of Canada was recognized with an Honorary Distinguished Service Award by the African Confederation of Cooperative Savings and Credit Associations (ACCOSCA) in Malawi last October. The awa...

Economics / Human Interest /  • January 30, 2018
Bitcoin a bit too dodgy for some

Bitcoin, the enigmatic virtual currency, which doesn’t require a financial institution as a middleman, may have a dark side. Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan chief investment officer Bjarne Graven Larsen told Bell Media’s Business News Net...

Business / Technology /  • January 26, 2018
Visa’s tap-and-pay goes the Olympic distance

It won’t just be the athletes of the XXIII Winter Olympic Games and Paralympic Games using the latest technology as they skate, ski, slide, leap and twirl their way to glory this Feb. 9-25 in PyeongChang county, South Korea. Specta...

Human Interest / Leadership /  • January 19, 2018
BlueShore Financial nabs leadership award

Chris Catliff, CEO of BlueShore Financial Credit Union (40,000 members, $5 billion in assets) in British Columbia was honoured last October as a 2017 BC CEO Award winner in the large company category. This prestigious award, presented by Bu...

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