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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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ACU Green Actions

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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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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Manitoba has lost more than 100,000 hectares of our original wetlands

Protecting Wetlands Builds Environmental and Economic Resilience in Manitoba

Even though we still face a few more months with snow on the ground, it won’t be long before we’re asking flood forecasters for their take on the “the flood situation”. We should also be asking, “What else can be done to reduce and adapt to flood and climate change risks?” Taking Action on Flooding […]

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Assiniboine Employees Make a United Way Difference

Assiniboine Employees Make a United Way Difference

It’s no secret that Assiniboine Credit Union is committed to giving back to the community. And it’s no surprise that its employees share this commitment. Every year, employees are provided with opportunities to volunteer and fundraise for various organizations. Our biggest fundraiser is our annual United Way campaign which is organized and executed entirely by our dedicated employees. […]

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Our First and founding member, Ed McCaffrey

Ed McAffrey, Assiniboine Credit Union’s Founder and First Member

Assiniboine Credit Union’s first member Ed McCaffrey vividly remembers how and why he and his former colleagues started Assiniboine. Now over 90 years old, and although he has packed and moved many times over the decades, Ed still has his “member #1” Assiniboine passbook made out in his name. Meaningful Beginnings It was 1943, and although the […]

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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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