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Make a positive social impact with an ethical Manitoba investment

Make a positive social impact with an ethical Manitoba investment

In its 19-year history, this made in Manitoba investment fund has leveraged more than $21 million in financing for not-for-profit organizations, co-operatives and social enterprises. Here is who they are and how you can get involved. Unique in Manitoba, the Jubilee Fund is a local non-profit charity that is devoted to making a positive social […]

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After thousands of Canadians cast their votes, Urban Eatin’ won a $25,000 prize

Urban Eatin’ Wins National Prize!

After thousands of Canadians cast their votes, Assiniboine Credit Union member Urban Eatin’ won a $25,000 prize in the National Co-op Challenge to help develop their co-op. Urban Eatin’ Gardeners Worker Co-op is group of young gardeners whose passion is transforming underused spaces such as yards, balconies, school grounds, building exteriors — you name it — […]

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The Duchess of Cornwall Speaks About the Value of Credit Unions

Duchess of Cornwall Speaks About the Value of Credit Unions

On October 16 — International Credit Union Day — the Duchess of Cornwall made an impassioned plea for more people to use credit unions during a speech at Clarence House. Camilla, 67, admitted to being ‘no financial wizard’ but said that credit unions ‘serve people not profit’ and added that it didn’t take a banking […]

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Doing good is something credit unions take seriously, locally and globally.

Celebrate Credit Union Day on October 16!

When the news seems to be filled with conflict, it’s easy to forget what can be achieved when people come together to help each other. For centuries people have banded together to work co-operatively without thought of profit – fighting fires, harvesting crops, raising barns, and avoiding high-interest loans by lending to one another. These […]

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Housing co-op living

Ever Wonder What it Would be like to Live in a Housing Co-op?

Are you interested in affordable housing that doesn’t include landlords? Want to have a say in your home and your community? You can learn more about housing co-ops on Saturday, March 1.  Breaking the Mold – New Look Housing Co-ops A public panel discussion on the co-operative model for affordable housing is being held on Saturday, March 1, […]

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