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Governance /  • August 16, 2017
Growing Pains
Less than two years since its creation, CCUA, the credit union system's national trade association is a work in progress.

The Canadian Credit Union Association is addressing a myriad of issues as it inches its way towards becoming the system’s national trade association.

Governance / Leadership /  • May 10, 2017
Women on Board
Studies show that gender diverse boards are good for a company's bottom line. What can credit unions do to get more female directors on their boards?

Credit unions need to do more to ensure that there is greater gender equity on their boards.

Banking / Governance /  • April 25, 2017
Brought to Account
Credit unions are scurrying to ensure they can meet the new IFRS 9 accounting regulations, which take effect Jan. 1, 2018.

Credit unions are preparing to implement the new IFRS 9 accounting standards, which take effect Jan. 1, 2018.

Governance / Mergers /  • April 11, 2017
Driving Consolidation
There is a strong business case for collectivizing Canada's provincial centrals and CUSOs, such an endeavour won't be easy, however, with a multitude of regions and players involved in the complex decision making.

Negotiations are underway to bring second tier services — provincial centrals and CUSOs — under one roof.

Banking / Governance /  • June 30, 2016
The Cannabis Conundrum
When recreational marijuana is legalized, should CUs serve the estimated $10 billion industry?

Should CUs serve the recreational marijuana industry?

Finance / Governance /  • Mar 2014
The goods on governance guidelines
Working in the brave New World of regulation

The financial crisis of 2008 represented a nadir for U.S. regulators, which hadn't examined the risks banks were taking.

Governance / Human Resources /  • Jan 2014
How to succeed at succession
Finding – and keeping – the right mix of directors is a science and an art

The Canadian credit union system is light years ahead of it U.S. counterparts in addressing board issues, according to a report by Filene Research.