Prairie Fire

Prairie Fire Press is “Speaking Volumes”

Prairie Fire Press has a long-standing commitment to educating youth in the area of publishing, communication and leadership. Each year Prairie Fire provides one or two placements for university or high school students, as well as interested youth from the broader community. Our goal is to create a wave of future publishing professionals, and also […]

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Plan to attend our 71st Annual Meeting

Assiniboine Annual General Meeting 2014

One predictable sign that spring has arrived in Manitoba is the flurry of credit union annual meetings. I’d like to invite members of Assiniboine Credit Union to attend our upcoming annual general meeting (AGM) on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22. You may have seen the details in the Winnipeg Free Press this past Saturday. A Message […]

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Spring thaw brings a flood of questions about home insurance

Is Flooding Covered by Home Insurance in Manitoba?

When it begins to feel like spring, this is a question we are often asked at Winnipeg Insurance Brokers Limited. Overland flooding is not currently covered by any home insurance policy in Canada. While most Manitobans live in a flood zone, we are lucky that 20th century leaders in our province established a robust flood […]

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Money Mentor

6 Steps to Become a Money Mentor for Your Kids

As a mother of five, my daily concerns are usually quite routine. Prepare lunches, get the kids ready for school, transportation, homework, chores, gymnastics,  supper, bath time, read a book, bed time and repeat… sound familiar? Talking to Our Kids About Money With “Talk with Our Kids About Money Day” coming up on April 16, I […]

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Help young Canadians learn about money

Talk With Our Kids About Money Day

On Wednesday, April 16 the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) is having their second annual Talk With Our Kids About Money Day – a program for families, students and teachers to help young Canadians learn more about money and personal finances. Assiniboine Credit Union is teaming up with The Manitoba Securities Commission to promote Make it Count — a […]

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Recognizing Manitoba's Support forTyphoon Haiyan

Honouring Typhoon Haiyan Volunteers

On March 6, Jilliane Miranda, my co-worker, and I attended the Canadian Red Cross Volunteer Reception. The event, hosted by His Honour, Philip S. Lee, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba and Her Honour, Anita K. Lee, was held to recognize the generosity and compassion of the Red Cross and the Manitoba community for those impacted by Typhoon Haiyan. The evening was truly awakening […]

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