Written by Lisa Colangelo, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking at Coast Capital Savings, this helpful list of tips was put together to help people in B.C. and across Canada to navigate tax filing considerations brought forth by COVID-19. This is particularly important for those who may have found themselves owing on their taxes for the first time. With government emergency benefits offered in the wake of COVID, tax filing brought new considerations and new implications based on which governme
Of the 400 businesses on this year's list of Canada's Best Managed Companies named by Canadian Business magazine, 27 of those have operations or offices in the Okanagan. Coast Capital Savings is proud to have been featured in this list, with honourees acknowledged for resiliency and finding success through organizational purpose, enabling remote work, and focusing on employee health and well-being.
Chris Maze, Director, Retail & Wealth, Advice Centre at Coast Capital Savings talks host Sonia Sunger through some of the most common myths related to home buying in B.C. and the Lower Mainland and provides clarity to separate fact from fiction.
In celebration of Youth Week in British Columbia, Surrey’s Evan MacNamara was highlighted for his exceptional accomplishments in overcoming personal challenges. The 20-year-old is pursuing a career in music at Douglas College with the help of a $5,000 Standing Tall education award he received from Coast Capitals Savings last fall. MacNamara’s story is told in a five-minute video, in which, Maureen Young, Coast Capital’s Director of Community Leadership, reads him a letter written to her in 201
CODEanagan is an ongoing tech education program for local youth in the BC interior who may traditionally experience barriers to learning due to cost, accessibility or education format. In 2021, United Way Southern Interior BC (SIBC), along with community partners Accelerate Okanagan and Okanagan College, delivered CODEanagan bootcamps virtually to youth between 13 to 26 years old. Supported by the Coast Capital Savings Community Investment for Youth, the program has grown beyond Kelowna since C
The Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize celebrates innovative ideas and entrepreneurial pursuits from the Simon Fraser University community. Since 2008, Coast Capital Savings has been a key partner of Venture Connection in supporting entrepreneurial excellence at SFU.
With the April 30 tax deadline on the horizon, Lisa Colangelo, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking, with Coast Capital Savings, shares a helpful list to help prepare BC residents to file their taxes, further understand how to navigate government benefits and ensure that filing your taxes is as seamless as possible.
The annual Dhahan prize ceremony aims to promote the growth of the Punjabi language globally, as well as encourage new, emerging, and established writers working in the two Punjabi scripts, Gurmukhi and Shahmukhi. In British Columbia, Coast Capital Savings is the proud corporate sponsor for the Youth Award short story contest for grade 11 and 12 students taking Punjabi courses in high schools. The eight winning stories are published in Gurmukhi, Shahmukhi, English, and French annually.
With many Canadian’s receiving CERB or other emergency benefits to help them through the economic impact of COVID-19, Jas Dhillon of Coast Capital Savings explains how these benefits could impact income taxes.
Jessica Moorhouse, Blogger and Host of the More Money Podcast and Coast Capital’s Larkin Mackenzie-Ast sat down to talk about the ‘Keep Her on the Map’ campaign, to build awareness for the inequitable impact COVID has had on women in B.C. and across Canada.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Coast Capital Savings launched the ‘Keep Her on The Map’ campaign to support and elevate female-led and owned businesses disproportionately impacted by the global pandemic.
Featuring a thoughtful discussion between Host Simi Sara and Larkin Mackenzie-Ast, Director of the Business Women’s Network at Coast Capital Savings, this International Women’s Day interview examines the positive strides Canada has made in closing the gender wage gap in recent years and how the pandemic has undone much of that progress
Harriet Fancott, Editor and Social Media Manager for Vancouver Mom highlights five of her favourite mom-led businesses in support of International Women’s Day and Coast Capital Savings’ ‘Keep Her on The Map’ initiative.
Women, and especially mothers, have really taken the brunt when it comes to the impacts of the pandemic. Host Gillian Behnke was joined by Larkin Mackenzie-Ast of Coast Capital Savings to speak about the details of the ‘Keep Her on The Map’ campaign and shed light on the disproportionate pressures the pandemic has had on women at work and beyond.
Weekend Anchor and Reporter Kori Sidaway speaks with Roanne Weyermars, VP Communications with Coast Capital Savings about the progress that has been made towards gender equality and the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on women in the workforce.
Eryn Beattie, owner of Victoria based vintage and handmade goods shop Luna Collective, highlights the personal and financial challenges she and many other women-owned businesses have had to adapt to during COVID-19. Eryn’s story was one of several profiles for Coast Capital’s ‘Keep Her on The Map’ campaign.
To support the Victoria Foundation and Government of Canada’s Investment Readiness Program (IRP) for local social purpose organizations, Coast Capital Savings provided $50,000 to be distributed in the form of $10,000 grants to five of the program’s funded applicants.
Coast Capital Savings and SecureKey Technologies (SecureKey) have announced a partnership to offer a secure and convenient verification system for its members. Government Sign-In by Verified.Me allows consumers to sign into hundreds of online government services using the financial institution credentials they already have and trust.
Coast Capital Savings was recognized and honoured as one of BC’s Top Employers for 2021. The system grades employers on eight different criteria to come up with its list, which include Work Atmosphere & Social, Health, Financial & Family Benefits, Training & Skills Development and Community Involvement.
With this year’s RRSP contribution deadline fast approaching, Aimee Chow of Coast Capital Savings spoke to Anchor Neetu Garcha about what British Columbians need to take into account when deciding which investment option is right for them.
Coast Capital Savings has donated $18,500 to support Vancouver Community College's Gateway to Post-secondary (GPS) program. Coast Capital has contributed $63,500 key funding towards the program over the past three years.
Coast Capital Savings and Equitable Bank (Equitable) have partnered to bring the Equitable Bank Reverse Mortgage to eligible Coast Capital members. This referral program will allow members to access up to 55% of their home's value to aid in reaching their financial goals and build their best future.
January 4, 2021
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