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Author Profile | Lorie-Anne Bretecher

Assiniboine & Access Join Forces to Support Kane Fire Victims

Assiniboine & Access Join Forces to Support Kane Fire Victims

Manitobans were shocked to learn of a house fire that claimed the lives of four children near Kane in southern Manitoba February 25. Soon after learning the news, Access Credit Union’s Morris and Lowe Farm Branch responded by setting up an account to accept donations for the survivors, Doralee Eberhardt and her husband Jake Froese, […]

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If you've been scammed, don't be embarrassed—it can happen to anyone.

Got Scammed? Speak Up!

By their very nature, scams are designed to deceive unsuspecting victims.  Now that you know, you can help make sure others don’t fall into the same trap you did. It’s important to report the incident as soon as possible. Gather Your Evidence When reporting a scam, it is important to provide as much information as […]

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Online fraud is on the rise and it can happen to anyone—even you. Know When You’re At Risk: Get the Alert

Know When You’re At Risk: Get the Alert

Online fraud is on the rise and it can happen to anyone — even you. Once a criminal has access to your account information, they can take advantage of you in a variety of different ways. This includes: logging into your CU@HOME or Outlook Financial account without your knowledge or consent changing your Personal Access […]

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Tec Voc High School approached ACU to partner up and create a Student Run Branch. The concept of establishing a student-run branch reflected our mission and values in providing financial access and education to our youth & community.

Student Run Branch – Stingers Credit Union at Tec Voc High School

Early spring, Tec Voc High School approached ACU to partner up and create a Student Run Branch. The concept of establishing a student-run branch reflected our mission and values in providing financial access and education to our youth & community. After 9 months, Stingers opened its doors on December 2, 2014.   Stingers Credit Union […]

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Congratulations to ACU member Food Matters Manitoba

Food Matters Manitoba Wins at Home and Nationally

Congratulations to Assiniboine member Food Matters Manitoba for their recent recognition, both here at home and on a national scale. Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards In March, Gord Mackintosh, Manitoba’s Minister of Conservation, awarded Food Matters with an Outstanding Achievement Award.  The awards recognize and honour people, projects, and ideas that successfully apply the Principles and Guidelines of Sustainable Development […]

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Art City — Celebrate with Sixteen Candles

Art City is Celebrating Sweet 16!

Art City, a not-for-profit community centre that provides free arts programming for people of all ages, is celebrating their 16th birthday this year. And you’re invited to celebrate with them!   Art City began in 1998 with founder Wanda Koop’s dream of providing accessible arts programming in Winnipeg’s West Broadway neighbourhood. With a simple vision, […]

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Debit card fraud is still a significant concern

How to Tell if Your Debit Card is Being Skimmed

Although CHIP technology has helped reduce debit card fraud here in Canada, the risk has not totally been eliminated. Debit card fraud is still a significant concern. Debit Card Skimming Anytime you swipe your card using the magnetic stripe you are at risk of having your card compromised. Skimming can still happen: at retailers who have […]

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