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BlogIconBudget 2015 recognizes credit unions and includes measures relating to the social responsibility sector
Economic; General
​Earlier this week, the federal budget was tabled in the House of Commons. The budget recognized the importance of credit unions to the economy and to the financial sector. In fact, it singled out the ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 2:21:00 PMNo presence informationdominique biron-bordeleau
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BlogIconParticipate and promote the National Aboriginal Financial Literacy Survey
Economic; Social
​The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada (AFOA) is reaching out to gather responses from Aboriginal people in Canada on the National Aboriginal Financial Literacy Survey by April 17 ...
Thursday, April 09, 2015 9:21:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconResearch compares 8 Canadian social finance investment funds
Economic; Environmental; Social
​Social Finance Investment Funds, or SFIFs, are a mechanism to activate capital to address pressing social and environmental challenges, while at the same time, generating a financial return for the ...
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 3:19:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconResponsible Investment Association 2015 Conference
Economic; Environmental; Social; Governance
​The Responsible Investing Association will hold their 2015 Conference in Banff from May 31 to June 2.  The conference is an opportunity to join with leaders in responsible investing to ...
Monday, March 30, 2015 12:10:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconCall for applications: Social impact bond to address homelessness
Economic; Social
​Last week, MaRS Centre for Impact Investing launched a call for applications​ to  develop a social impact bond (SIB) that will be designed to address homelessness in Canada.  The MaRS Social Impact ...
Friday, March 27, 2015 1:38:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconCNPEA features credit union course on blog
Economic; Social
​The Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse has shared the course Financial Abuse of Older Adults: Recognize, Review, Respond on their blog. This course was launched in November 2014 to ma ...
Monday, March 23, 2015 3:39:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconProsper Canada Webinar: Financial Counselling for People Living on Low Incomes
Economic; Social
Credit unions working to enhance access to financial services for those living on low incomes, will be interested in joining Prosper Canada for a discussion of a new report, Financial Counselling for ...
Monday, March 16, 2015 2:58:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconSocially responsible investing award nomintations open
Economic; Social; Environmental
​Is there someone or a team at your credit union that has been working to advance socially responsible investing or impact investing? Help to recognize this work by nominating them for Wealth Pro ...
Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:37:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconStay informed about preventing financial abuse of older adults
​Financial abuse of older adults is the most reported type of abuse of older adults in Canada. The credit union system has been working with community partners and the Financial Consumer Agency of Ca ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 3:56:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconGreat resource: Canadian Financial Literacy Database
Economic; Social
Looking to help your members gain the knowledge and skills to confidently manage their financial affairs? The Canadian Financial Literacy Database, which was developed by the Financial Consumer Agenc ...
Friday, March 06, 2015 12:02:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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