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Credit unions to continue wholesale consolidation discussion

Credit unions to continue wholesale consolidation discussion

INVESTMENT NEWS - Central 1 Credit Union, Concentra Financial Services and SaskCentral signed MOU in December By Tessie Sanci |   April 30, 2015 15:50 Vancouver-based Central 1 Credit Union, Saskatoon-based Concentra Financial Services Association and Regina-based...

Budget Announces Social Finance Accelerator Initiative

Budget Announces Social Finance Accelerator Initiative

The Budget on April 22 announced that Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) will introduce a new social finance accelerator initiative.  The Budget recognized that social finance is an innovative approach that delivers both social value and economic return...

The 3rd International Summit of Cooperatives in 2016

The 3rd International Summit of Cooperatives in 2016

Following the great success of the 2012 and 2014 Summits, Desjardins and the International Co-operative Alliance have announced that a third edition of the International Summit of Cooperatives will be held from October 11 to 13, 2016, in Quebec City, Canada. While the...

First Nation grows produce and people – The STAR PHEONIX

First Nation grows produce and people – The STAR PHEONIX

Growing a garden has turned into a positive social enterprise for a First Nations community in northern Saskatchewan. The Flying Dust First Nation at Meadow Lake started a two-acre community garden on the reserve, beside the Meadow Lake River, in 2009. In 2010 they...

Co-operators acquires Cdn underwriting agency Premier

Co-operators acquires Cdn underwriting agency Premier

2015-04-10 11:41 ET - News Release   Ms. Kathy Bardswick reports THE CO-OPERATORS ACQUIRES PREMIER GROUP OF COMPANIES Co-operators General Insurance Company has acquired Premier, one of the leading full-service managing underwriting agencies in Canada. Premier's...

Okanagan Car Share Co-Op Expands Fleet – KELOWNA NOW

Okanagan Car Share Co-Op Expands Fleet – KELOWNA NOW

Kelowna   posted April 13, 2015 by   Wendy McLeod   The Okanagan Car Share Co-op shows no signs of slowing down with the addition of their sixth vehicle. A Ford Focus will be parked in the City Hall Parking Lot, right next to two of their current vehicles. “It’s a...

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