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Credit unions continue to give back

Credit unions across Canada contributed more than $41.4 million to communities in 2011, according to Credit Union Central of Canada’s latest Credit Union Community Involvement Survey.

The 11th annual survey found that in 2011 Canadian credit unions gave nearly $31.4 million in donations and sponsorships. Donations from B.C. credit unions tracked through the Credit Unions Are Helping Here program exceed $11 million, while participating credit unions in Ontario have given upwards of $4 million since the program’s inception in October 2011. ◊