Jessica Porter from the Amherst Branch won the staff draw for an iPad mini for efforts in calling our members to participate in our Member Survey. Congratulations, Jessica!!

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Our Board of Directors is pleased to announce that applications for our 2017 Bursary Program are now available.  There are twelve $1,000 bursaries available for eligible students graduating this year from High Schools in Cumberland County, Colchester County and Tantramar Regional High School.  Please click below for the up-dated application.  The deadline to submit an application […]

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

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Our audited financial statements for the year ending December 31, 2016 are now available. Audited Financial Statements – Dec 31, 2016 Our annual general meeting will be held on April 19, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Millbrook Room at the Rath-Eastlink Centre in Truro. All members are most welcome!

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President & CEO, Dianne Kelderman, of the Nova Scotia Cooperative Council explains the Community Credit Union Difference in a great video!  

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Our Board of Directors is pleased to announce that applications for our 2017 Bursary Program are now available.  There are twelve $1,000 bursaries available for eligible students graduating this year from High Schools in Cumberland County, Colchester County and Tantramar Regional High School.  Please click below for the up-dated application.  The deadline to submit an application […]

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We have a brand new selection of on-line resources to give you more information about Savings, RRSPs, RRIFs, TFSAs, RESPs, RDSPs, Budgeting.  Simply click on the links below: Understanding Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) Understanding Registered Retirement Saving Plans (RRSPs) Quick Overview – Understanding RRSPs Comparing RRSPs and TSFAs Investing in Registered Education Savings Plans […]

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From www.central1.com 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Community Credit Union was one of the sponsors at today’s luncheon by the Truro Chamber of Commerce held Oct 19, 2016 at the Holiday Inn. This luncheon acknowledged a number of local businesses for their achievements. We were very proud to sponsor the ‘new business of the year’ awarded to ‘Tatamagouche Brewing Company’.

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9. Try not to keep financial information on your laptop Laptops are much more likely to be stolen than desktops: try not to store any financial information on your laptop unless absolutely necessary. It’s also important to ensure that your computer is password protected in case it is misplaced. 10. Note down the details of […]

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How can you combat online fraud? Whether criminals are trying to target you with phishing or pharming schemes, trojans and viruses, or something else entirely – you can fight identity theft and avoid becoming a victim of online fraud with the following tips. 1. Check your bank statements It’s easier than ever for fraudsters to […]

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Our CEO, Darrell Kuhn was presented with a Top 50 Atlantic CEO award earlier this month. We are so proud of him!! Grassroots Innovation Works.   Innovation must play in integral role in daily community operations. From the creation of a wealth management purchase strategy to establishing a ‘Women in Excellence’ entrepreneurial sponsorship fund, the […]

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Dear Members, Our 2015 Audited Financial Statements are now available, please click the link below (you must have Adobe Acrobat): Audited Financial Statements – Dec 31, 2015 Please join us at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, April 20th at 7 p.m. at the Nova Scotia Community College in Amherst.

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As of September 1st, the mailing address for our Amherst Branch has changed as we no longer have a Post Office box. Our new address is: 33 Prince Arthur Street Amherst, NS B4H 1V7 Please note the change to our postal code.  

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COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP FOR YOUTH Community Credit Union Sponsors The Joe Walsh Memorial Golf Tournament in Support of World Youth Day. TRURO (August 28) – The President & CEO of one of the province’s most progressive and community minded credit unions, Community Credit Union of Cumberland Colchester Ltd., recently presented their annual donation to the Immaculate Conception Church following the Joe Walsh […]

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On June 13th, Community Credit Union awarded nine $1,000 bursaries.  Please join us in congratulating the winners! Vidmate is an app that lets you download videos and songs from Vimeo, YouTube, Dailymotion, SoundCloud, Metacafe, and loads of other multimedia sites. FREE Download Vidmate Apk Download 3.08 VidMate app is an easy to use and powerful […]

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Local Co-op Champion Honoured Dianne Kelderman Women of Excellence Award will support women leaders and entrepreneurs TRURO (June 10) – The province’s leading voice for the cooperative movement was momentarily silenced when she was recently presented a Women of Excellence Award by Community Credit Union of Cumberland Colchester. “I’m speechless,” said a delighted Dianne Kelderman, […]

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Give your opinion on our new Student website for a chance to win $200 CASH! Go to: www.students.communitycreditunion.ns.ca and click on the Contest icon. Contest closes April 30th.  

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Deposit Anywhere ™ We now have Deposit Anywhere™ capability!   Deposit Anywhere™ enables you to deposit cheques to your Credit Union Account wherever and whenever you wish using your Android or iPhone mobile phone. No need to stand in a line-up to deposit a cheque ever again!   If you have MemberDirect on-line banking and have […]

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Community Credit Union’s Bursary Program is now accepting bursary application for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Community Credit Union’s Board of Directors has approved $12,000 in bursaries to be awarded in June 2015. Twelve $1,000 bursaries are up for grabs for graduating students from provincially recognized High Schools in Cumberland and Colchester Counties in Nova Scotia and […]

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Community Credit Union strives to live the Co-operative Principles every day. One of the seven Cooperative Principles is: Concern For Community. In 2014, Community Credit Union committed in excess of $90,000 to the benefit of many organizations within our communities. This commitment has resulted from numerous fundraising activities, donating personal time and as corporate sponsorships. […]

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Member Protection – Online Banking It is important that your financial and personal information is protected while banking online. Your credit union has numerous security practices and measures to protect you; but there are steps you should take as well.  Any computer can become infected with malicious software (malware). The malware can attempt to collect […]

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Community Credit Union now has its very own mobile banking App for iPhones, iPads and Android devices! Take us wherever you go! Our app is available from the Apple App Store and from Google Play free of charge. Simply search for CCU of CC to get it for your mobile device!           […]

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On January 23rd, our Board of Directors presented a framed resolution to Dianne Kelderman, in recognition of the considerable contributions she has made to the credit union and co-operative system and to our credit union. As most of you know, Dianne has been a multiple recipient of one of the “Top CEO’s” in Nova Scotia […]

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We are pleased to announce that our Christmas CA$H Contest Winner is Amanda Morrisey!  Congratulations Amanda and we wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!  

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Atlantic Credit Unions Stock the Shelves at Food Banks Across the Region Atlantic credit unions are committed to the well-being of their communities, and recognize that hunger is a very real and serious issue.  Throughout the month of October, credit unions hosted regional food drives in conjunction with International Credit Union Day and Co-op Week […]

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We are pleased to announce that the winner of the iPad Mini contest on Facebook is Andrea Jackson!!  Congratulations, Andrea!  And, thank you so much to everyone who shared, commented and liked during the contest!  It was a lot of fun! Click here to go to our Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/#!/CommunityCreditUnionOfCumberlandColchester  

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Recently we were made aware, by one of our Members, that cheques were stolen and a few were subsequently cashed fraudulently. Unfortunately, this advice was received three months after the theft, resulting in loss of recourse for this Member. The seriousness of this situation has prompted us to provide an overview of security and operating […]

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A member of our Amherst Branch reported to us that she received a phone call from 214-974-0930. The caller asked her if she banked at the Credit Union and she replied that she did. He confirmed that she had her mortgage with the Credit Union. The caller also knew the member’s date of birth. The […]

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Community Credit Union congratulates the twelve  2014 bursary winners. In June Community Credit Union awarded $12,000 in bursaries to graduating High School Students from Cumberland County, Colchester County and Westmorland County in New Brunswick.  To date, Community Credit Union has disbursed $118,00 in bursaries to students pursuing post-secondary education. We are very proud of our […]

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What's New

    • 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

    • Bursary Application Deadline Extended to May 28, 2017
      Our Board of Directors is pleased to announce that applications for our 2017 Bursary Program are now available.  There are twelve $1,000 bursaries

    • 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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