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November
Tips for financial ‘adulting’ (Global News)
Coast Capital’s Tyler Saito sits down with Global News to share his top financial tips for young adults.
November 25, 2019
Power of Youth contest winners’ LEGO helps young people in hospital (brickfanatics.com)
Caleb Wu, a Coast Capital Savings Power of Youth contest winner, used the prize money to fund his LEGO building initiative Project lightbox.
November 5, 2019
A head start on financial literacy for kids (Global News)
Coast Capital Savings’ Tyler Saito sits down with Global News and shares some tips for teaching your kids the basics of financial literacy.
November 5, 2019
October
Richmond teens’ Lego kits shared locally and globally (Richmond News)
Richmond teen, Caleb Wu, has been going to BC Children’s Hospital since he was young. He has started an initiative Project lightbox, to help children who have to spend time in a ultra-violet light box for various treatments.
October 27, 2019
Coast Capital Savings Power of Youth contest winner, Mark Finamore (Times Colonist)
Student, Mark Finamore, receives one of four Power of Youth awards for his drive-thru baked goods and coffee idea that raises money for charities.
October 27, 2019
Coast Capital Savings Standing Tall Education Award recipient Rachelle Clark (Abbotsford News)
Rachelle Clark received a $3,500 grant from Coast Capital Savings, awarded for her perseverance and success in education.
October 1, 2019
September
Two Victoria students receive the Coast Capital Standing Tall Education Award (Times Colonist)
Students in Victoria, Jeina Elarid and Danielle Ruhigisha, were honoured with the Standing Tall Education award for their academic accomplishments in the face of adversity.
September 22, 2019
Burnaby teen earns Coast Capital’s 2019 Standing Tall Education Award (Burnaby Now)
Natalia Malagon, pictured standing with Coast Capital’s own Joga Singh Sangha and Nino Djak, is one of the recipients of Coast Capital’s $3,500 Standing Tall grant.
September 21, 2019
Coast Capital collaborates with Cloverdale Community Kitchen (Peace Arch News)
Coast Capital and the Cloverdale Community Kitchen hosted a learning breakfast that focused on financial planning for youth and the importance of financial literacy.
September 20, 2019
Sister Jazz Orchestra inspired by Coast Capital Business Women’s Network (North Delta Reporter)
Christian Morrison, member of the Board of Directors at Coast Capital Savings, helped create an all-woman jazz orchestra ensemble that was inspired by the Coast Capital Business Women’s Network.
September 19, 2019
Helping teens become financially independent (Global News)
Tyler Saito sits down with Global BC to share some tips and strategies for parents looking to help their older teens with their finances.
September 4, 2019
August
Most B.C. parents stressed about kids’ post-secondary costs (CTV News)
Coast Capital commissioned a poll that found 74% of parents in B.C. feel stressed out by the cost of post-secondary education.
August 28, 2019
Coast Capital donates to the Canadian Mental Health Association Kelowna to help support youth focused program (Kelowna Cap News)
Coast Capital donates a $20,000 Community Investment Grant for Youth to the Kelowna branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association to support their Foundry Mobile program.
August 21, 2019
Survey finds that parents are stressed about back-to-school expenses (Vancouver Sun)
A survey conducted by Leger for Coast Capital Savings finds that parents are stressed about back-to-school finances, especially those with children in daycare or university.
August 14, 2019
July
Coast Capital’s Power of Youth contest winner Larissa Walkiw shares her story (Surrey Now Leader)
Larissa Walkiw, @PierDoodles, a winner of the Power of Youth contest, shares her artistic process and how she is using Coast Capital’s grant money.
July 28, 2019
Coast Capital Savings SFU Venture Connection receives federal funding to further help youth entrepreneurs (SFU News)
$1.9 million has been received in federal funding from Western Economic Diversification Canada to support the Coast Capital’s SFU Venture Connection which helps student entrepreneurs solve industry challenges in health, sustainability, and creative technologies.
July 26, 2019
High gas prices could cause long-term financial fallout (Business in Vancouver)
Survey, conducted by Coast Capital found that 63% of respondents’ day-to-day finances have been impacted by the high gas prices.
July 17, 2019
Coast Capital Savings announces small-business lending partnership with online lender (Business in Vancouver)
Coast Capital is partnering with OnDeck to offer small businesses faster access to credit. This partnership was established to better serve Coast Capital’s members!
July 12, 2019
June
Rising gas prices for B.C. residents to rethink summer road trips (Sooke News Mirror)
Coast Capital Savings commissioned a poll interviewing Metro Vancouver residents who shared that the rising gas prices are having a real impact on financial well-being.
June 25, 2019
Summer financial reads to help your bank account (Global BC)
Coast Capital’s Director, Wealth Management Business Solutions, Tyler Saito, sits down with Global BC to share some financial reads that won’t put you to sleep.
June 25, 2019
Coast Capital volunteers spend time renovating a Cowichan Tribes community building (CBC)
More than 100 employees from Coast Capital volunteered to help renovate the Si’em Lelum gym on Vancouver Island, described by Cowichan Tribe members as the heart of the community.
June 21, 2019
Canadian men are less likely to take paternity leave than men in other countries (Global BC)
Coast Capital’s Chief People Officer, Sarah Jasper and Delta Branch Manager, Harry Dhothar discuss the stigma that surrounds father’s taking paternity leave to help raise their children.
June 14, 2019
CABE Student awarded Coast Capital Savings Standing Tall scholarship (Tri-City News)
A Grade 12 student at the Coquitlam Alternative Basic Education School, was awarded the Standing Tall scholarship valued at $3,500 from Coast Capital Savings to put towards her tuition to attend Emily Carr in the fall.
June 11, 2019
B.C.’s Most Loved Brands 2019 (BC Business)
Coast Capital Savings is listed as one of B.C.’s Most Loved Brands!
June 7, 2019
May
Computers refurbished to help former foster kids attending university (Burnaby Now)
Coast Capital donates to Computers for Schools program which collects and refurbishes donated computers to give to youth who have aged out of government care and are attending University.
May 31, 2019
Best of Richmond 2019 Winners (Richmond News)
Coast Capital Savings wins a top three spot in the Financial Institution category in the 2019 Best of Richmond awards!
May 30, 2019
How technology is reinventing the way businesses get work done (BC Business)
Coast Capital Savings is the first Canadian credit union to integrate robotic process automation (RPA) in the workplace to give employees a break from repetitive tasks. RPA not only gave employees a break but saved money too.
May 28, 2019
Ask an Expert: What to do if you are getting a tax refund (Global BC)
Coast Capital’s own Rachel Coyle sat down with Global BC to give her top tips on what to do if you are receiving money back after filing your taxes.
May 5, 2019
April
Coast Capital focuses on youth May 1-7 (The Daily Courier)
BC Youth Week is May 1-7 and Coast Capital is shining a light on youth who are making a difference in their communities.
April 29, 2019
Ask an Expert: What to do if you owe taxes (Global BC)
Rachel Coyle, VP Retail Operating Office, sits down with Global BC to talk about what to do if you owe taxes.
April 28, 2019
Coast Capital Savings wins at Nanaimo Business Awards Gala (BC Local News)
Coast Capital recognized by the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce as the top financial services business in Nanaimo!
April 15, 2019
Coast Capital invests in mindfulness (Enterprise Magazine)
Coast Capital is aware of the importance of mindfulness especially at work, Lyne Moussa shares her thoughts on why it is important to make programs available to employees.
April 5, 2019
March
Coast Capital offering great student internship (Delta Optimist)
Coast Capital offers students in Grade 11 and 12 the opportunity to become a paid Youth Get It intern.
March 30, 2019
Deadline approaches for Burnaby students to apply for paid internships (Burnabynow)
Coast Capital Savings is offering 20 paid internships for students in Grade 11 and 12.
March 29, 2019
Coast Capital Savings youth internship opportunities (MomMomOnTheGo.com)
Students in Grade 11 and 12 have the opportunity to become one of Coast Capital’s paid Youth Get It interns.
March 28, 2019
Great Internships for Teens with Coast Capital (Mumfection.com)
Coast Capital is looking for students in Grade 11 and 12 to become Youth Get It interns.
March 27, 2019
Eight North Shore leaders nominated for YWCA Women of Distinction Awards (North Shore News)
Tracey Arnish, Chief Member Experience Officer, Coast Capital Savings has been nominated for the Business & the Professions award at the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.
March 20, 2019
Best managed companies in Canada (The Daily Courier)
Coast Capital Savings has been mentioned as one of the best managed companies in Canada!
March 13, 2019
B.C.’s Most Influential Women in Finance: Banking (BCBusiness)
BCBusiness discusses some of B.C.’s Most Influential Women in Finance including Coast Capital Savings VP Finance Frances Yip.
March 7, 2019
Coast Capital Savings donates $500K for Surrey students at KPU (Cloverdale Reporter)
Coast Capital Savings/PCI Development Endowment will be providing five $5,000 bursaries to Newton, Whalley, Surrey Central or Guildford residents who are enrolled at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
March 6, 2019
February
App helps families looking after seniors avoid ‘caregiver burnout’ (Vancouver Sun)
Carecrew team, winner of the SFU Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize social impact award, has developed an app that helps families manage the care of seniors living at home.
February 22, 2019
Freezing your face cures cabin fever (The Daily Courier)
Kelowna residents braced the cold to attend Coast Capital Savings Cruz the Blues Weekend, a family-friendly event for those who want to ski the blue runs, held at Big White Ski Resort.
February 19, 2019
January
How Coast Capital is normalizing workplace attitudes about mental illness (Benefits Canada)
Lyne Moussa, Manager, Disability Health & Safety, discusses the importance of normalizing the conversation about mental health.
January 25, 2019
South Delta Food Banks gets $1,000 boost from Coast Capital (Delta Optimist)
Coast Capital Savings is donating a total of $75,000 to food banks across the province. The South Delta Food Bank received $1,000 to help families and young people in Delta.
January 4, 2019
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