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Technology /  • Mar 2014
Real estate developer to accept bitcoin

A Vancouver-area real estate developer has decided to accept bitcoin for deposits on homes.

Governance / Human Resources /  • Mar 2014
OSC wants firms to reveal targets for women on boards

The Ontario Securities Commission suggests companies disclose their criteria for choosing high-ranking executives.

Risk Management /  • Mar 2014
Co-operators hit by ‘ID spoofing’

Residents of Southern Ontario were warned that strange phone calls they were receiving might look like they were from The Co-operators. They weren't.

Education / Technology /  • Mar 2014
New national council to help co-op FIs work together

Credit Union Central of Canada and Desjardins Group team up on technology, training and research.

Finance /  • Mar 2014
Desjardins group to acquire State Farm Canada businesses

Desjardins Group is buying State Farm Canada’s businesses and will become the second-largest P&C insurance provider in Canada.

Technology /  • Mar 2014
Using a smartphone at night hurts work performance the next day

Power-down at night for peak performance the next day, Harvard Business Review study suggests.

Technology /  • Jan 2014
Seniors enjoy life online

The number of Internet users in Canada continues to grow, spurred by seniors who have discovered a new digital lifestyle.

Finance /  • Jan 2014
Where does the money go? Watch and learn about payments

The Canadian Payments Association video series answers questions abut the payments system.

Banking /  • Jan 2014
Study: Canada Post should deliver banking services

Would competition from the post office would drive banking fees down?

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.

Technology /  • Nov 2013
Mint takes steps in digital world

The Royal Canadian Mint is expected to soon begin testing MintChip, the digital currency it has been developing for more than 18 months.

Finance /  • Nov 2013
Canadians hate paying bank fees

About 80 per cent of Canadians say low or no fees is their definition of good banking, but only 35 per cent say that’s what they’re getting.

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