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3 things you might not know about Lunar New Year.

Lunar New Year is a time for family reunions and hope for the coming year. The holiday marks the start of the new year of China’s traditional lunisolar calendar, but…

On a light blue background, large dark blue text reads: “Lunar New Year 2023” and smaller text underneath reads: “Celebrations around the world”. From the left to the top right of the slide, there is a simple illustration of the moon phases laid out in a semicircle arrangement, where the ones in front are larger to indicate perspective. The largest one is a full round moon, representing the new moon. There are a few yellow star illustrations on top
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Honouring National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with Intention

As we head into fall, we are approaching a national holiday on the calendar that has a very different purpose than other holidays we observe. September 30 marks the second…

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Finding real purpose: Supporting equitable access to education and training

The nature of work is changing in Canada and across the globe. Automation, digitization and globalization mean that new skills are in-demand. But let’s be real, when it comes to…

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Finding real purpose: Championing equitable and inclusive employment in our communities.

The past few years have been a challenging time. The pandemic has placed a spotlight on inequality in our communities, reinforcing Coast Capital’s goal to transition to a social purpose…

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Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, an official day of celebration to recognize and honour the achievements, history, and rich cultures of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. On this day,…

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Partnering for youth mental health.

May 2nd marks the Canadian Mental Health Association’s 71st Annual Mental Health Week. Coast Capital is joining communities, schools and workplaces across the country to #GetReal about mental health. The…

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Coast Capital ranks platinum in the first ever Social Purpose Rating report.

At Coast Capital, we’re driven by our purpose to build better futures together. And we admire other corporations and co-operatives that not only say, but do good things that make…

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: An employee perspective.

As trauma, discrimination, and a history of colonization continue to have isolating and dangerous effects on racialized communities, we observe The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.   Today…

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Proudly a Certified B Corp® since 2018.

At Coast Capital, we believe that our cooperative is an engine for good, and we look at everything we do through the lens of how we can help our members,…

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We turned your bills into holiday gifts

Holiday cheer is meant to be shared. So, we asked our followers how they would treat a loved one if they didn’t have to pay one of their bills. After…

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Our members helped make a $6 million impact in 2019

Here at Coast Capital Savings, we believe youth are our future. That’s why we’re investing in programs that are helping to bridge the gap between young people and their financial…

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Meet the 2019 Vancouver Island Youth Community Council

The Coast Capital Youth Community Councils empower young leaders to make investments in local youth initiatives. In 2018, the Community Councils allocated $1.6 million in grants to 109 youth-serving organizations. But that’s…