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Human Interest / Risk Management /  • November 16, 2017
Trial by Fire
British Columbia credit unions' contingency plans were sorely tested this past summer as forest fires consumed 11,500 square kilometres of land by September.

British Columbia credit unions’ contingency plans were tested by a raft of forest fires this year.

Community Development / Human Interest /  • October 12, 2017
Around the World in 70 Years
The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada, which nurtures credit union growth around the world, celebrates its 70-year anniversary - and officially amalgamates with its long-time partner, The Canadian Co-operative Association.

The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada has helped credit unions flourish in some of the world's poorest nations.

Community Development / Human Interest /  • January 16, 2017
A Roof Over Their Heads
The $300-million First Nations Market Housing Fund is helping Aboriginals across Canada obtain mortgages for homes on reserves

Reserve Aboriginals are obtaining mortgages thanks to a progressive housing fund.

Community Development / Human Interest /  • September 1, 2016
From Revolution to Renewal
Vancouver credit union supports Syrian family navigate banking

A Syrian family finds hope and a new home in Canada

Finance / Human Interest /  • August 17, 2016
Cash Crunch
How credit unions are offering advice for sandwich-generation families feeling financially squeezed.

Sandwich-generation families are feeling the financial squeeze. Credit unions offer smart advice for helping their members relieve the pressure.

Education / Human Interest /  • July 1, 2015
Guiding lights that share their glow
In the National Mentorship Program, protégés flourish. So do their mentors

The National Mentorship Program is a great and noble exchange, recognized as a win-win for everyone involved.