Category Archives: Blog

What are Credit Unions in Canada?

From In Canada, credit unions trace their roots to the early 1900s with the first caisse populaire, formed by Alphonse Desjardins, in Levis, Quebec. Today, there are 623 credit unions and caisses populaires in Canada, with almost 3,000 branches. They hold combined assets of $350 billion and serve more than 10.1 million members. Throughout its […]

Financial Literacy

Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works in the world: how someone manages to earn or make it, how that person manages it, how he/she invests it (turn it into more) and how that person donates it to help others. You may have noticed that there have been many workshops in our […]

Financial Literacy Workshop in Truro

Today the Community Credit Union in partnership with the United Way held a Financial Literacy Workshop in regards to Non Profts and Charities. Our President and CEO Darrell Kuhn addressed a captive audience providing valuable information on how to maximize the potential of their respective organizations with many listeners expressing an interest in pursuing a […]

What's New

    • 2017 Bursary Winners
      We are so proud of our 2017 Bursary Winners!  Each has been awarded a $1,000 bursary to pursue post-secondary education. Since inception,

    • Staff iPad Winner
      Jessica Porter from the Amherst Branch won the staff draw for an iPad mini for efforts in calling our members to participate

    • AGM 2017 Booklet
      A copy of the report presented to the membership and Board of Directors at our 2017 Annual General Meeting.

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