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Author Profile | Nan Colledge

Announcing ACU Sustainable Organization Grants

Announcing ACU Sustainable Organization Grants

Anyone who has managed a non-profit knows that the work can be very satisfying, but also frustrating. Does this sound familiar? Your computer is old, runs slowly, and keeps crashing. Your office furniture is even older and your chair gives you a backache. Employees are enthusiastic but inexperienced and there is no training budget to […]

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Reconciliation Lives Here

Reconciliation Lives Here

When Maclean’s magazine dubbed Winnipeg “Canada’s Most Racist City” in 2015, Winnipeggers were shocked. But rather than acting defensively, the community took action to tackle the huge issue of healing and reconciling Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples. Mayor Brian Bowman declared 2016 the “Year of Reconciliation”, and institutions and community-based organizations alike increased their efforts […]

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Fair Trade Manitoba challenges encourages you to take the Fair Trade Challenge

Take the Fair Trade Challenge

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, a lot of us are thinking about chocolate. Let’s be honest – a lot of us think about chocolate the other 364 days of the year too! Those little treats that give us a lift during the work day – coffee, tea and chocolate – are often not […]

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Wrench's cycle of giving

Support the WRENCH’s Cycle of Giving

“I’m dreaming of a Bike Christmas” Hundreds of kids will receive bikes this Christmas thanks to generous donors and volunteers taking part in a 24-hour bike-repair marathon conducted by the WRENCH — Winnipeg Repair, Education and Cycling Hub. From noon, Saturday December 6 to noon, Sunday December 7, the Orioles Community Centre at 448 Burnell […]

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After thousands of Canadians cast their votes, Urban Eatin’ won a $25,000 prize

Urban Eatin’ Wins National Prize!

After thousands of Canadians cast their votes, Assiniboine Credit Union member Urban Eatin’ won a $25,000 prize in the National Co-op Challenge to help develop their co-op. Urban Eatin’ Gardeners Worker Co-op is group of young gardeners whose passion is transforming underused spaces such as yards, balconies, school grounds, building exteriors — you name it — […]

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Doing good is something credit unions take seriously, locally and globally.

Celebrate Credit Union Day on October 16!

When the news seems to be filled with conflict, it’s easy to forget what can be achieved when people come together to help each other. For centuries people have banded together to work co-operatively without thought of profit – fighting fires, harvesting crops, raising barns, and avoiding high-interest loans by lending to one another. These […]

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