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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.

Business / Finance /  • Nov 2014
Mergers build momentum

Credit unions enter merger talks in both B.C. and Ontario.

Business / Governance /  • May 2014
Small-business tax reprieve for B.C. credit unions

Government extends small-business tax benefit until 2016.

Business / Community Development /  • May 2014
Ghana women benefit from credit union support
Entrepreneurial women are using the credit union to inspire their community

Ghana women are inspiring change and advancing their businesses, thanks to the savings and loan support they receive from credit unions.

Business / Finance /  • Jan 2014
CUMIS launches small business program for credit unions

OnePlace For Business™ program could soon help credit unions widen their lead over banks when it comes to Canadian businesses.

Business /  • Nov 2013
North Shore turns Blue, Libro/United retain Libro name

What’s in a name? In recent years many credit unions have tinkered with their brands – now three large credit unions have decided to make changes.

Business / Finance /  • Nov 2013
Ontario proposes reserve fund increase

The Deposit Insurance Corporation of Ontario issues strategy paper for a larger fund to pay depositors when a credit union has financial difficulty.

Business / Community Development /  • Nov 2013
Provinces back social enterprise business model

Ontario and British Columbia have recently taken steps to support social enterprises – organizations that use business techniques for social purposes.

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