Author Profile | Nan Colledge

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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Help Urban Eatin' Win $25,000 to Create More Edible Landscapes

Urban Eatin’ Needs Your Vote for the National Co-op Challenge!

Congratulations to Assiniboine Credit Union member Urban Eatin’ Gardeners Co-op for being selected as a finalist in the National Co-op Challenge sponsored by the Co-operators Group. There are eight regional prizes of $25,000 to help co-ops develop their services. Urban Eatin’ transforms underused spaces such as balconies, school grounds and community spaces into beautiful food-producing systems […]

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Rainbow Stage Celebrates Diamond Anniversary

For 60 summers, the dome of the Rainbow Stage in Kildonan Park has rung to the enthusiastic applause of thousands of theatre goers. This iconic open-air theatre seats over 2,500 and has become a mainstay of Winnipeg’s musical theatre community. For six decades Rainbow Stage has been making musical theatre magic in its gorgeous outdoor […]

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Assiniboine Supports Seniors’ Housing in Thompson

Seniors in Thompson face a dilemma. They may want to remain close to their children and grandchildren, but the serious shortage of suitable accommodation in the northern community forces many to move away when they can no longer manage in their own houses. Assiniboine was pleased to provide a Sustainable Community Grant to kick-start an […]

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