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Business /  • September 11, 2017
Desjardins mulls energy pipeline divestment

Citing environmental concerns, Desjardins Group (seven million members, $258 billion in assets) temporarily suspended lending for energy pipeline projects this past July and will announce in September whether to make the decision permanent,...

Business /  • May 12, 2017
Desjardins and Assiniboine tops in customer service

The 2016 Surviscor Service Level Assessment review named Quebec-based Desjardins Group (seven million members, $261 billion in assets) alongside BMO Bank of Montreal as the country’s two top financial firms when it comes to the best cus...

Business /  • May 9, 2017
Less is more for some financial customers

A study released this past February by the Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization (CPPO) found that although 99 percent of Canadians have a bank account, there is a growing interest, especially among younger Canadians, to use alternative p...

Business /  • November 24, 2016
Co-op Food opens in Microsoft’s UK headquarters

What is better than a software company? How about software company with a food company attached?

Business / Finance /  • May 13, 2016
Northern Credit Union boosts small biz

Small businesses in Northern Ontario can now apply for an unsecured business line of credit of up to $250,000 — without stepping into a branch. In February, Northern Credit Union launched the mobile-friendly online account opening tool for Ontario-...

Business / Leadership /  • May 13, 2016
Time Machine: CEO demand outstrips supply
Enterprise, January 1996

Dozens of pages of Enterprise have been dedicated to covering the C-suite shuffle, including “Succession planning under siege” in the January/February 1996 issue, which focused on the situation in B.C. READ the feature “Executive exodus” to ...

Business / Technology /  • March 15, 2016
Global: Bordeaux battles zombies
French video game company Motion Twin is run as a worker co-op

Motion Twin is a Bordeaux-based computer video game company that’s run as a worker co-op.

Business /  • November 1, 2015
Global: Lighting up rural Texas

Seventy-five years ago farmers and other rural dwellers in Texas would have been quite literally living in the dark once the sun dipped beneath the horizon.

Banking / Business /  • September 1, 2015
Global: CU supports marijuana biz

When credit unions converged at the World Credit Union Conference in Denver this past July, the marijuana industry was a hot topic of discussion.

Banking / Business /  • September 1, 2015
Time machine: Enterprise, September 2008
Payday loan industry affects Ontarians

Seven years ago, Enterprise explored how the payday loan industry was affecting Ontarians.

Business / Community Development /  • Mar 2015
FirstOntario builds business centre

FirstOntario has renovated the 1890 Empire Times building, which was once home to the Hamilton Times.

Business / Mergers /  • Mar 2015
B.C. credit unions announce un-merger

Last September, Westminster Savings Credit Union and Prospera Credit Union entered into merger discussions.

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