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Assiniboine Takes Part in World Elder Abuse Day (WEAAD)

WEAAD – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Research suggests that 4% to 10% of older Manitobans will experience some form of abuse in their later years. The most common type of abuse is financial abuse — the illegal or inappropriate use of a person’s money or property. Every year Assiniboine Credit Union participates in World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), a day […]

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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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Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) congratulates BUILD, the winner of the 2016 Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Spirit Award for Social Enterprise!

BUILD—Winner of the 2016 Spirit of Winnipeg Award for Social Enterprise!

Assiniboine Credit Union congratulates BUILD, the winner of the 2016 Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce — Spirit of Winnipeg Award for Social Enterprise! The 2016 winners were announced on March 4, 2016 at the 7th Annual Spirit of Winnipeg Awards Gala. The awards are focused on honoring, recognizing and bringing together the local Winnipeg business community […]

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LITE Photo Exhibit

LITE-ing Up Our City: Travelling Photo Exhibit Comes to Assiniboine Credit Union

Throughout the year, Local Investment Toward Employment (LITE) supports inner-city organizations with grants for programs that focus on job training. This summer, LITE is featuring several of the organizations they help fund with a travelling photo exhibit, which was stationed at Assiniboine’s 200 Main Street branch the week of July 13, 2015. The exhibit, titled […]

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Nourishing Potential Campaign 2015 Jonathon Toews

Teaming Up For Healthy Food and Healthy Kids

Chicago Blackhawks captain and Winnipegger Jonathan Toews know the importance of eating right. The three-time Stanley Cup winner and two-time Olympic gold medalist credits his performance on and off the ice with a diet that focuses on fresh, whole foods. “In so many ways it changed my life to start focusing on eating healthier,” says […]

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2015 Wine and words, presented by Theatre by the River, at the WAG

Theatre by the River Presents: Wine & Words

Where can you watch well-known, talented Winnipeggers read short pieces of writing from established and emerging Canadian writers that have not yet been published, while enjoying a glass of wine? If you’ve attended Wine & Words in the past, you’ll know that this is an event on Winnipeg’s cultural calendar that is not to be […]

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