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Watch Your Language or Pay the Fine, Federal Regulator Tells Credit Unions

Canadian credit unions will have until December to remove the words "bank," "banker" and "banking" from their websites.They'll have another two years to remove the word from all signs and marketing brochures as the federal government cracks down on any institution that offers traditional banking services.

Une salle d'attente bonifiée pour les patients de la Coop JP Despins

La Fondation médicale Jean-Pierre Despins présente une nouvelle réalisation: une salle d'attente active et plus agréable pour les patients. En effet, un diaporama présenté en continu sur un écran est mis à la disposition de la clientèle pour les renseigner sur la Fondation, sur la Coop Solidarité JP Despins et sur le GMF Saint-Léonard-d'Aston.

What Desjardins' Investment Freeze Could Mean for Kinder Morgan's Pipe Dreams

Desjardins has announced the temporary suspension of lending for pipeline projects, including Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline. If the decision becomes permanent, Desjardins might not fund other Canadian pipeline projects such as Enbridge's Line 3 and TransCanada's Keystone XL and Energy East.

Western Financial Group Celebrates Closing of Sale

The closing of the sale of Western Financial Group to Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company and Trimont Financial, staff and guests met at Western’s head office in High River to celebrate the transaction with cake and speeches. Desjardin previously purchased Western for $443 Million in 2011.

Kool Taxi fusionne avec Coop Taxi

Kool Taxi et Coop Taxi de Rouyn-Noranda seront fusionnés à partir du 1er juillet.Geneviève Racine et Serge Major, propriétaires de Kool Taxi, ont expliqué qu’en raison de la pénurie de main-d’œuvre et de problèmes de santé, leur équipe n’était plus en mesure d’assurer le service.

'Saving the Planet': Solar Co-op Works With Saskatoon Business to Go Green

The north end company Montgomery Agencies has partnered with the SES Solar Co-operative to reduce its carbon footprint.The community-owned SES Solar Co-op is the first solar power co-operative in Saskatchewan and was initiated by the Saskatchewan Environmental Society.

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