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Banking System Upgrade Message from the CEO

Banking system upgrade… a chance to embrace technological innovation.  In 2013, Integris found out we had a banking system upgrade in our future.  Our current system at the time, was being sunsetted due to the acquisition of a competitor.  We took the chance to look forward.  Banking is an evolving industry.  Competition is rampant with …

Integris Board of Directors Announces Interim CEO

Integris Board of Directors Announces Interim CEO Prince George, BC – The Integris Board of Directors would like to announce Alison Hoskins, BBA, CPA, CCE as the new Interim Chief Executive Officer of Integris Credit Union. Effective immediately, Alison Hoskins will assume interim CEO duties and responsibilities. The Board of Directors has complete confidence that …

Merger negotiations conclude with Lake View, Integris

August 21, 2017 For Immediate Release: Merger negotiations concluded with Lake View Credit Union, Integris Credit Union After careful consideration, the boards of directors of Lake View Credit Union and Integris Credit Union have mutually agreed to cease merger discussions effective immediately. Since announcing they had entered merger discussions in March 2017, both credit unions …

OSFI Bans Use of Banking Terms for Credit Unions

Online-what-cha-ma-call-it? OSFI bans use of words bank, banker, banking for credit unions. Imagine being told that you are no longer allowed to use a specific word. It’s what’s happening right now to hundreds of credit unions across Canada. You may have seen recent articles circulating social media with the hashtag #iBANKwithacreditunion as individuals and businesses …

YMCA NBC raises $65,000+ for Foundry

YMCA of Northern BC raises $65 200 for the Foundry Capital and Innovation Fund during Conconi Foundation match campaign FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRINCE GEORGE, B.C., May 31st, 2017 – On May 17th, The YMCA of Northern BC announced that the Robert L. Conconi Foundation is matching all donations to the YMCA of Northern BC for …

Living Wage Rate 2017 for North Central BC

BC families face increasing child care and housing costs (Prince George) A report released today finds that the wage needed to cover the costs of raising a family in North Central BC is $16.39 per hour. This is the 2017 North Central BC living wage, the hourly wage that two working parents with two young …

Potential Merger

Potential merger between Integris Credit Union and Lake View Credit Union Prince George – On March 31, 2017 the Board of Directors of Integris Credit Union and Lake View Credit Union signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize merger talks between the financial cooperatives. The Board of Directors of both organizations are pursuing this merger …

BC Children’s Hospital

Integris joins BC Children’s Hospital fundraising campaign April 13, 2017 Prince George – Credit unions in BC are being asked to support a BC fundraising campaign to help sick children in the province and their families, and Integris is pleased to join this initiative. Last year about 60 per cent of the province’s 42 credit …

BC Delays Tax Rate Increase

Integris applauds the Provincial Government’s decision to delay tax rate increase for 42 credit unions and numerous small businesses in BC February 2, 2017 Prince George, BC – Integris Credit Union is commending the Provincial Government for their decision to retain the current tax rate on credit unions.  There will be further consulting on the …