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Finance / Technology /  • May 2014
One-third of Canadian’s hooked by phishing scams

A survey shows that fraudsters are become more and more savvy.

Technology /  • May 2014
Central 1’s online banking platform takes top honours

MemberDirect® Services is number one for online banking performance.

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.

Economics /  • Mar 2014
Canada in top 10 for economic freedom

We live in one of the most economically free countries in the world, a new study says.

Marketing /  • Mar 2014
Ontario Credit Unions launch awareness campaign

First province-wide push to bolster the Ontario system.

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.

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