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Manitoba leads the way in community economic development

Manitoba leads the way in Community Economic Development

Local chapter of national CED organization shows how community-driven economics can lead to success. Community economic development (CED) is a movement that’s all about grassroots initiatives intended to create resilient and sustainable local economies.   But often those working to build better communities need a little help making connections or finding their footing. That’s where […]

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Manitoba Green Retrofit - Stability leads to change for the better.

Manitoba Green Retrofit: Stability leads to change for the better.

In 2011, Lucas Stewart started a movement in Winnipeg’s North End; a movement that is not only still alive, but is now stronger than ever. That year, he started Manitoba Green Retrofit, a not for profit social enterprise that, on the surface, renovates and repairs where people live, but actually helps repair and build people’s […]

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Winnipeg Has Got Spirit!

Congratulations to the all the winners and nominees of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Annual Spirit Awards! The Spirit Awards highlight enterprises in our city that are making remarkable achievements, and it was no surprise that several members of Assiniboine Credit Union were recognized for their impact in our city. On Friday, March 13, 2015, […]

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Congratulations to Shaun Loney on being named an EY (formerly Ernst & Young) Entrepreneur of the Year for their Prairie Region! Creating Training and Job Opportunities

Shaun Loney Wins National Award

Congratulations to Shaun Loney on being named an EY (formerly Ernst & Young) Entrepreneur of the Year for their Prairie Region!   Creating Training and Job Opportunities Shaun, a long-time member of Assiniboine, has used his passion for social and economic justice and creative entrepreneurship skills to help start eight different social enterprises over the […]

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