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Tuesday, 17 October 2017 16:02

Catalyst and Vanguard Credit Unions begin merger discussions

Catalyst Credit Union andVanguard Credit Union are seeking approval from their members to approve a merger of their businesses.

The vote will take place on November 21st with hopes of making the merger complete by the 1st of April next year.

Chair of the Vanguard Credit Union Board of Directors Guy Huberdeau says “Credit unions aren’t immune to the realities of the environment in which all financial institutions operate. Change is being driven by technology, the economy, regulation and competition – and we need to change to continue to meet the evolving needs of our members.”


The amalgamated credit union would have 29,000 members, over $1-billion in assets under administration, 180 employees, and 18 branches serving over 40 communities throughout Western Manitoba.

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Hylife Foods plan to expand

Saturday, 18 November 2017 07:09
Hylife Foods plan to expand

Hylife foods in Neepawa are expanding their processing plant with a 100 million dollar investment.

Updated: Donate to the Endow Manitoba 24 Hour Giving Challenge across the Parkland today

Saturday, 18 November 2017 06:53
Updated: Donate to the Endow Manitoba 24 Hour Giving Challenge across the Parkland today
Community foundations all over the Parkland have the chance to help raise money for legacy projects in their communities.

Reports say Semi hit Portage overpass

Friday, 17 November 2017 19:27
Reports say Semi hit Portage overpass

Reports are saying that a westbound semi hit the Portage overpass on the Trans Canada highway this evening.

Truck slid off bridge into icy water this morning

Friday, 17 November 2017 16:06
Truck slid off bridge into icy water this morning

A 73 year old man from St. Claude, which is south of Portage, rolled his truck this morning.