Mark your calendars for LITE’s (that’s Local Investment Toward Employment) 17th annual Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, on Friday, November 22 from 7 – 10 am at the Indian and Metis Friendship Centre (45 Robinson at Dufferin). The breakfast is one of the events organized to raise funds for LITE’s Alternative Christmas Hamper Initiative, which provides hampers to families […]
While the green bin under the kitchen sink at Assiniboine Credit Union’s West Broadway Branch may not look that interesting, the vegetable and fruit scraps inside are part of something new and exciting for branch manager, Jeffery Patteson and his team. “A while ago I read an article in our neighbourhood newspaper about all the […]
Whether your focus is on paying off your debt or saving for your future, planning is the key to improving your financial well-being. And because everyone is unique, it is important to build a customized plan based on your specific goals. Each step along life’s path brings meaningful change for you and your family. Finding […]
Not many people can claim to be happy when their job makes them cry. But when I get to see the impact of some of the events and organizations that Assiniboine helps to support, and in this case, the power of music, I often find myself reaching for a tissue. One such event was a […]
“It’s time to make the shoe box bigger” says Lyle Barkman, one of the original owners of Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company, a tiny bakeshop in Wolseley. For staff and customers who stop at the cozy but cramped Westminster Avenue bakery as a morning ritual, the change is welcomed. All the more welcomed because […]
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.