The ACU Employee Spotlight series features some of the many people that work at the credit union, highlighting how their unique roles help members and the community every day. When you think about the people that work in banking and finance, your mind probably wouldn’t jump to someone in a creative role. But for Lisa […]
Every workplace has employees, but at ACU the people truly form a tight-knit community who get to know each other, their families, friends and the members that make up the credit union. In the spirit of this community, the ACU Employee Spotlight series will feature some of the people that have worked at the credit […]
The Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) Indigenous Leadership Circle was inspired by an ACU employee’s experience at Children of the Earth High School. There, she was part of a council whose main vision was to plan events, build morale and a sense of togetherness. She wanted there to be a place to support Indigenous employees while […]
Earth Day is always a time for celebration and action, with a notable achievement for Assiniboine Credit Union this year. But for ACU, here’s why environmental awareness is a year-round focus. From wide-reaching initiatives such as becoming carbon neutral, to smaller changes like upgrading lighting in older branches, ACU is always thinking green. In fact, […]
How Assiniboine Credit Union creates value for members, employees, and the community. Money doing more.” It’s not just our tagline — it’s the philosophy we share every day with our members, our co-workers, our partners and the community. The ripples of impact from this vision create even more value for our environment, our credit union, […]
In 1943, the Second World War had a firm grip on the economic realities for much of the world — Manitoba included. Everyday people were struggling to pay their bills, banks were ignoring their pleas, and in an attempt to say afloat, many Manitobans fell victim to incredibly high interest rates of payday lenders. As […]
Twice a year, community organizations working in the areas of community inclusion, environmental sustainability and community enterprise development are invited to apply to ACU for a grant of up to $5,000. The Sustainable Organization Grant can be used to carry out a project that will help their organization become more sustainable. Now in its second […]
This year, Assiniboine Credit Union celebrates 75 years in operations. We’re proud to have grown to more than 120,000 member owners — surrounded by a great community. Follow this timeline infographic to learn more about the journey.