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Finance / Human Interest /  • January 28, 2016
B.C. credit union facts + firsts
Some milestones in our first 30 years

A brief history of the first 30 years

Community Development / Human Interest /  • January 1, 2016
Screen time
Simon Brothers and Luke Mistruzzi of Powerline Films are creating a documentary about how co-ops effect social change

The film trailer for A Silent Transformation starts off simply enough, with a grainy video, circa unknown, showing three siblings, hair shiny and carefully brushed, dressed in their good clothes. The youngest exuberantly plants a kiss on the cheeks o...

Human Interest / Sustainability /  • November 1, 2015
The 100-mile-diet hero
How one foodie turned his love of local produce into a $15,000 prize

Bobby Lax, coordinator of the Tofino Ucluelet Culinary Guild, is helping Vancouver farmers get their crops to the Pacific coast.

Human Interest /  • September 1, 2015
Multitalented maker
Laura Hosaluk is an alchemist, turning everything she touches into art

Art comes naturally to the daughter of acclaimed woodturner Michael Hosaluk

Human Interest / Leadership /  • July 1, 2015
From mailroom to MBA in the making
The steady trajectory of scholarship winner Adam Fraser

Adam Fraser's flourishing career started in the mail room at Coastal Community Credit Union.

Business / Human Interest /  • Nov 2014
Meredith Powell has designs on success
The B.C.-based entrepreneur is stylin’, thanks in part to a credit union

After launching a lucrative career in fashion, Meredith Powell pays it forward by helping budding entrepreneurs.

Human Interest /  • Mar 2014
A point of service
At just 18, star athlete Brianna Solberg is a force to be reckoned with

Brianna Solberg knows all about time management. In high school in Winnipeg, she found time for an astonishing list of activities. She was not only captain of the volleyball team, but also Manitoba’s female volleyball player of the year. Somehow sh...

Business / Human Interest /  • Sep 2013
Success one bite at a time
Vanessa Mills is the young dynamo behind Chomp Vegan Eatery

Vanessa Mills is the young dynamo behind Chomp Vegan Eatery

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