Coady Award for Community Involvement

Each year, the esteemed Coady Award honours the Atlantic credit union or caisse populaire that best exemplifies leadership, support and involvement in its community. The award (originally known as the Merit Award) has been presented annually since 1954, with the winner being selected by the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of Atlantic Central’s Board of Directors.

The Coady Award is named after Dr. Moses Coady, a pioneer and key founder in the national co-operative movement who encouraged his followers to strive for a meaningful economic democracy that would permit the higher social activities of mankind. Credit unions reflect the values of Moses Coady by demonstrating their care for, and support of their local communities through co-operative economic development, education, philanthropy and involvement.

Congratulations to the 2021 recipient of the award, East Coast Credit Union in Nova Scotia!

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