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ACU’s Indigenous Leadership Circle and the Mikinak-Keya Spirit Tour

ACU’s Indigenous Leadership Circle and the Mikinak-Keya Spirit Tour

Assiniboine Credit Union is committed to engaging in reconciliation. With this in mind, ACU employees who self-identify as Indigenous to Turtle Island (Indigenous name for North America) created ACU’s Indigenous Leadership Circle (ILC) with the goal of supporting our ongoing journey of reconciliation. Part of the ILC’s focus is to plan reconciliation events and initiatives for […]

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International Credit Union Day and Coop week

Why is a Co-op or Credit Union important? Why celebrate?

Throughout the year I’m occasionally asked why co-operatives are important or more specifically, why is a credit union important? Why celebrate Co-op Week or International Credit Union Day (ICU)? I’m probably asked this because I’ve been a member and an employee of Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) for little over 18 years, which is nearly 25% of […]

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ACU Grants help marginalized members of our community, create positive solutions

Congratulations to ACU’s Sustainable Organization Grant recipients

In the face of continuing demand on non-profit organizations, Assiniboine Credit Union introduced some changes to our community grants program this year. We considered that the best way we could use our grants budget to help marginalized members of our community, create positive solutions to environmental concerns, and develop co-ops and social enterprises was to […]

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National Aboriginal Day Kevin Sitka

National Aboriginal Day

Today, from coast to coast to coast, we celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of the Indigenous peoples of Canada including First Nations, Inuit, and Metis that make our country and our communities — and our credit union – richer places to live and work. In celebrating this day each year on […]

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SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AWARD recognizes the leadership, innovation and advancement that credit unions are demonstrating in their social and environmental performance.

ACU Receives National Awards for Social Responsibility and Leadership

At Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) we would like to thank our members, employees, and partners for helping us to do better for our community and our planet which led to us receiving the National Credit Union Social Responsibility Award for our Eco-Excellence Program. Since launching the Eco-Excellence Program in 2012, we’ve reduced greenhouse gas emissions […]

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Doing our part to ensure that Assiniboine Credit Union members have healthy eco-systems to live in is an important way for us to serve our members and contribute to our communities

Earth Day

Today, over 1 billion people around the world will participate in Earth Day, strengthening environmental and climate literacy as well as making commitments that enhance the sustainability of our planet. Check out the Earth Day and Earth Day Canada websites to learn more about this year’s themes and actions you can take to make a […]

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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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Assiniboine’s “Green Actions”

 Assiniboine Credit Union has been encouraging its employees to be green and active commuters since 2009. Over that time we’ve seen a remarkable shift in how people get to and from work. In 2009, approximately two-thirds of our employees were drive-alone commuters. In 2014, 51% of employees drove alone to work. That’s a reduction of […]

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