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.
Workplaces aren’t generally the first place you think of for composting, but over the past two years, ACU has grown a successful green initiative thanks to a partnership with local organization, Compost Winnipeg. The green organization offers collection and compost services to a variety of locations — from cafés and offices to homes and multi-family […]
In just under two years, ACU has composted over 5,000 kilograms of organic material at its Main Street head office thanks to a program partnership with Compost Winnipeg, which offers collection and compost services that can help fast-track a company’s success. For businesses looking to start a similar program, including offices, shops, restaurants and cafes, […]
40 per cent of your office’s waste could be saved from the landfill and redirected to an environmentally responsible composting program. How much of your office organics is your office currently throwing away? Chances are, a lot more than you even realize. Fortunately, there’s a local organization that can help companies fast-forward to a well-planned […]
Assiniboine Credit Union has come a long way as it celebrates 75 years in business, growing from only $50 in assets to more than $4.5 billion. But this Manitoba credit union hasn’t veered away from the values and ideals of its founders three-quarters of a century ago. For Kevin Sitka, ACU’s Chief Executive Officer, […]
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 […]