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How to compost at home: An easy way to be green

Workplaces aren’t generally the first place you think of for composting, but over the past two years, ACU has grown a successful green initiative thanks to a partnership with local organization, Compost Winnipeg. The green organization offers collection and compost services to a variety of locations — from cafés and offices to homes and multi-family […]

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How to set up a compost program at your office

How to set up a compost program at your office

In just under two years, ACU has composted over 5,000 kilograms of organic material at its Main Street head office thanks to a program partnership with Compost Winnipeg, which offers collection and compost services that can help fast-track a company’s success. For businesses looking to start a similar program, including offices, shops, restaurants and cafes, […]

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Composting at the office for a 40% waste reduction

Composting at the office for a 40% waste reduction

40 per cent of your office’s waste could be saved from the landfill and redirected to an environmentally responsible composting program. How much of your office organics is your office currently throwing away? Chances are, a lot more than you even realize. Fortunately, there’s a local organization that can help companies fast-forward to a well-planned […]

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Make a positive social impact with an ethical Manitoba investment

Make a positive social impact with an ethical Manitoba investment

In its 19-year history, this made in Manitoba investment fund has leveraged more than $21 million in financing for not-for-profit organizations, co-operatives and social enterprises. Here is who they are and how you can get involved. Unique in Manitoba, the Jubilee Fund is a local non-profit charity that is devoted to making a positive social […]

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From $50 and a dream, ACU celebrates 75 years

From $50 and a dream, ACU celebrates 75 years

Assiniboine Credit Union has come a long way as it celebrates 75 years in business, growing from only $50 in assets to more than $4.5 billion. But this Manitoba credit union hasn’t veered away from the values and ideals of its founders three-quarters of a century ago.   For Kevin Sitka, ACU’s Chief Executive Officer, […]

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Canada Learning Bond

Is your child eligible for this $2,000 education bond?

Over 129,000 Manitoban children are eligible for a program that can provide them up to $2,000 per year towards their education. But only 23% of families are taking advantage of the opportunity. Why aren’t more Manitobans using the Canada Learning Bond? The Canada Learning Bond Open House, held on January 17, 2018 at David Livingstone […]

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