Coast Capital Savings recognized by Waterstone Human Capital as one of Canada's Most Admired™ Corporate Cultures of 2020 in the Mid-Market category. This national program recognizes best-in-class Canadian organizations and CEOs for fostering high performance corporate cultures that help sustain a competitive advantage.
Lisa Colangelo, Senior Vice President of Retail Banking at Coast Capital Savings, spoke to 980 CKNW’s Niki Reitmayer about what spending trends were revealed in a new survey - plus, how can you stay on budget this holiday season.
Nia Misiak of Surrey has been given Coast Capital Savings’ annual Beth Hutchinson Award as part its Standing Tall education program. The $5,000 grant is given to a Surrey student every year who overcomes significant personal challenges, to help assist their pursuit of a post-secondary education.
Peter MacBeth is among 61 young adults who have received a Standing Tall Education Award from Coast Capital Savings. The annual program recognizes resilient youth who have overcome adversity and demonstrated a commitment to continuing their education.
Project Enterprise – proudly sponsored by Coast Capital Savings – challenges secondary school students to develop social enterprises while also helping young people develop an entrepreneurial mindset. As a result of COVID-19, the 2020 program will be transitioned to an online format.
Paige Lohnes of Maple Ridge has been awarded a 2020 Standing Tall Award from Coast Capital Savings. The annual awards are given to 61 youth across the province who defied the odds to not only excel but continue their education.
The Coast Capital Savings Power of Youth: Giving Hearts Workshop helps empower Vancouver Island youth and youth groups to expand their philanthropic skillset, all while helping people withing their own community.
Yana Melnichuk, Coast Capital Savings’ vice-president of digital banking helps provide context as to how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced Canadians to transition away from using cash, in favour of alternative digital and online methods.
Coast Capital Savings has contributed a $10,000 grant to Kelowna’s Courage For Youth Association, to support the non-profits character building and leadership program, SCREAM. The grant will help the program reach an additional 500 students in 2020.
New polling by Angus Reid Forum for Coast Capital Savings shows that employment and personal finances of many have suffered as a result of the global pandemic. Of the respondents, 28% who make monthly rent or mortgage payments report having missed, or only been able to make partial payments.
A Coast Capital Savings commissioned poll conducted by the Angus Reid Forum found that of the 802 respondents, nearly four in 10 British Columbians (38%) reported the coronavirus had impacted their employment. 37% of respondents also indicated their finances had worsened.
Threshold Housing Society, with support from the Coast Capital Savings Community Relief Fund, continue to provide support for at-risk youth in the Greater Victoria area affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Coast Capital Savings has donated $25,000 to support the Gateway to Post-secondary (GPS) program at Vancouver Community College (VCC), to help students with cognitive disabilities and diverse learning needs successfully bridge their education secondary programs.
Coast Capital Savings’ launches $400,000 Community Relief Fund to respond to the immediate needs of the province’s non-profit sector, as well as the credit union’s small business members facing dire economic circumstances from COVID-19.
Stephanie Willerth and her team at the University of Victoria are creating 3D printed, medical grade face shields to support frontline workers at the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic. To support their efforts, Coast Capital Savings donated $10,000 for the shields to be created.
Mark Finamore – a Saanich student who received the Coast Capital Savings Power of Youth award in 2019 – has received a full-ride scholarship to a prestigious American university, as he continues his post-secondary education.
Biomedical Engineering Program Director Stephanie Willerth is leading a team to create medical-grade face shields to protect frontline health workers. Coast Capital Savings has donated $10,000 to support the initiative.
The University of Victoria’s (UVic) Engineering Department is 3-D printing parts to build face-shields for frontline health care workers on Vancouver Island. With the help of a $10,000 donation from Coast Capital Savings, UVic is producing the equipment for Island Health free of charge.
Kitimat curler Kemper Weightman is just one of 16 athletes from across the province that was awarded the Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary for his performance at the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John.
Thirteen-year-old Amy Victoria Snow Attalla of the Fernie Alpine Ski Team (FAST) recognized with Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary at the BC Winter Games for demonstrating outstanding community leadership.
16 outstanding athletes recognized with Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary during the closing ceremonies of the BC Winter Games for their significant achievements as leaders as well as in sport and education.
Coast Capital Savings Federal Credit union recognized as one of B.C.’s top employers by annual Mediacorp – Canada’s Top Employer magazine. The report showcases employers in the province that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.