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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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Diversity Catering Reached a Significant Milestone — 10,000 Orders!

Diversity Catering Reaches 10,000 Orders

On September 4, Diversity Catering reached a significant milestone — 10,000 orders! Created in 2009 as a joint venture owned by two non-profit organizations — SEED Winnipeg and the University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation — Diversity Foods provides healthy, delicious food choices at the university, in their fine-dining restaurant Elements, and through Diversity Catering. […]

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SEED, along with Assiniboine employees and Service Canada, hosted an RESP event to assist the families in setting up educational funds for their children.

RESP Day in Winnipeg’s North End

On May 8, Assiniboine Credit Union, SEED Winnipeg and Service Canada provided the first-ever onsite Registered Educations Savings Plan (RESP) Day to help families in Winnipeg’s North End plan for their children’s future. And the day was a great success! Building a Future The Government of Canada, along with SEED Winnipeg, partnered to promote the benefits of having RESPs and Canada […]

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Recognizing Manitoba's Support forTyphoon Haiyan

Honouring Typhoon Haiyan Volunteers

On March 6, Jilliane Miranda, my co-worker, and I attended the Canadian Red Cross Volunteer Reception. The event, hosted by His Honour, Philip S. Lee, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba and Her Honour, Anita K. Lee, was held to recognize the generosity and compassion of the Red Cross and the Manitoba community for those impacted by Typhoon Haiyan. The evening was truly awakening […]

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International Women's DAY

International Women’s Day: Words About Inspiring Change

International Women’s Day has been celebrated across the world for over a century. Since 1911, thousands of events have been organized to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8, we asked some extraordinary women in the community about changes they think have helped bring equality […]

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Community Grants

Assiniboine Supports Community Organizations through Grants

Assiniboine Credit Union is passionate about helping local organizations that are making a difference in our communities. Through a variety of grants programs, ACU is able to provide financial support to a wide assortment of community-based programs and projects, aimed at making our communities more inclusive, environmentally sustainable, and economically self-reliant. In 2013 alone, ACU was able to award nearly $350,000 in grants to 71 […]

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