Every year, Assiniboine Credit Union celebrates Co-op Week and Credit Union Day. The infographics below illustrate the different ways credit unions and co-operatives change the world for the better.
Students at Champlain School, an elementary school in the North End, not far from Assiniboine’s McGregor Branch, have placed in the top three in an international mural contest: The Gift of Art Project. One student, one brush stroke at a time, on one mural, is making a difference in the world. The Gift of Art Project […]
It is my distinct pleasure to announce that Assiniboine’s Board of Directors has named a new President and CEO to replace Al Morin, who retires at year end. After a robust search and hiring process, we have selected Kevin Sitka, the former Chief Operating Officer at Steinbach Credit Union, as our President and CEO. Kevin is an […]
Last August, I had the fortune of being invited by Vancity Credit Union to visit Italy for a two-week study of the Italian co-op community. Not only was I amazed at the sheer number of co-ops in Italy, but also their dedication to the vision of co-operatives working together; not only for their members, but […]
Sometimes when opportunity comes knocking, you don’t always listen, but sometimes you’re lucky enough that it knocks twice. Just ask Kim Champion Taylor, Assiniboine’s Director of Human Resources. In the fall of 2011, Spark’s Program Co-ordinator, Geoff Ripat, approached Assiniboine to find someone with the right skills to fill a volunteer position. The request landed on Kim’s […]
Assiniboine Credit Union has joined the prestigious Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV), a network of the world’s leading financial institutions operating on the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit. Assiniboine is only the second Canadian financial institution invited to join the alliance, after Vancity, Canada’s largest credit union. Members of […]