Innovation Credit Union’s purpose is to redefine banking by helping Canadians simplify their lives and reach their financial goals. Read on to learn how modern technology, commitment to community and even the United Nations have combined to modernize member benefits and the way that Innovation does business.
Watching television in Regina in the early 1970s meant a choice of three channels, and the signal quality depended on how you oriented your antenna. The number of available channels more than tripled in 1978 when Regina Cablevision Co-operative began broadcasting. Regina Cablevision Co-operative became Access Communications Co-operative in 2000.
Read more about the history of the “little co-op that could” which has grown to become one of Saskatchewan’s largest telecommunications companies.
Saskatchewan is home to more than 850 co-operatives and credit unions operating in 24 sectors of the economy. Here is the second spotlight on one of our province’s diverse, community-focused co-op businesses.
In 2020, Conexus Credit Union launched the Conexus Kindness Capital Fund (CKCF), one of many projects Conexus has undertaken to help improve the well-being of its members and communities.
Click on the image above to discover the unusual story of how CKCF was funded. It illustrates one of the defining principles behind this 80+-year old financial co-operative.