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BlogIconFirst phase report of National Strategy for Financial Literacy released; second phase consultations launched
The Department of Finance and the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) recently released the first phase report of the National Strategy for Financial Literacy, Strengthening Seniors' Financial ...
Monday, October 27, 2014 1:53:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconInterior Savings to celebrate Credit Union Day (October 16) by supporting staff volunteerism
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To mark Credit Union Day on October 16, Interior Savings has announced the credit union will be closing early to enable all 500 department, branch and insurance service employees the opportunity to ...
Thursday, October 09, 2014 3:12:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconRegistration open for National Financial Literacy Conference
General
With a month to go until Financial Literacy Month 2014, registration is now open for the 2014 National Financial Literacy Conference, November 6 and 7 in Vancouver, British Columbia. With momen ...
Thursday, October 02, 2014 11:53:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconMarshmallows and financial literacy
Economic; Environmental; Social
​Almost 50 years ago, Walter Mischel, a professor of psychology at Columbia piloted the marshmallow test – a test to see whether preschoolers would eat a sweet when put in front of them or whether the ...
Friday, September 26, 2014 11:10:00 AMNo presence informationdominique biron-bordeleau
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BlogIconNew MaRS report highlights credit unions and priorities for Canada in impact investing
Economic; Environmental; Social; General
​On September 15, the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing in collaboration with Canada’s National Advisory Board to the Social Impact Investment Taskforce published a new social finance report that highl ...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:41:00 PMNo presence informationdominique biron-bordeleau
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BlogIconThe Guardian lists 10 tips for CSR managers who want their 2015 budget approved
Economic; Environmental; Governance; Social
Although credit unions are keen to demonstrate concern for community, it can still be difficult to make a case for CUSR.  As we look ahead to 2015, where will CUSR be on the list of your organizatio ...
Friday, September 12, 2014 12:14:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIcon2014 Toronto International Microfinance Summit
Economic; Environmental; General; Social
Thank you to the Toronto International Microfinance Summit & Alterna Savings for providing this blog post.     ​2014 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL MICROFINANCE SUMMIT Microfinance for Social JusticeHo ...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 1:52:00 PMNo presence informationdominique biron-bordeleau
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BlogIconLBG Canada to hold Annual Meeting in Calgary, September 23 and 24
For credit unions interested in the LBG method of measuring community investment, LBG Canada participants and other interested organizations will gather in Calgary September 23 and 24th to discuss eme ...
Thursday, September 04, 2014 10:20:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIcon5 ways to get ready for Financial Literacy Month 2014
Economic; Social
​As school returns, how is your credit union helping to build members’ knowledge and skills so they can manage their financial affairs? For the past three years, in November, Credit Unio ...
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 3:16:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconMy Credit Union Matters!
Economic; Environmental; Social; General; Governance
​ Canadian credit unions are launching a new campaign today to help credit unions continue to lend to local small businesses and families, while at the same time continuing to support communitie ...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:40:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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