Happy International Credit Union Day!

October 14th to 20th is 2012 National Co-op Week with today, Thursday, October 18th, being recognized as International Credit Union Day. This is a special Credit Union Day, falling as it does during the UN-recognized International Year of Co-operatives.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper extends his personal greetings to everyone marking International Credit Union Day and National Co-op Week. Click here to read his letter.

Credit unions across Atlantic Canada will be holding a variety of activities to celebrate these events, with many credit unions participating in the annual Credit Union Food Drive. (Click here to view the list of participating credit unions.)

Visit a participating credit union / branch nearest you to drop off your donation of food or money in support of local food banks, and join in the celebrations.

Happy Credit Union Day everyone!