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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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2017 Directors Election

March 27 – April 1st 2017 The Integris Directors Election will commence on Monday March 27, 2017 and end on Saturday April 1, 2017.  We encourage all members in good standing to vote in the election – as your vote determines the future of your credit union!   Please note the date and participate in this …

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Top Ten Insights to Prevent Fraud

Fraud. Recognize it. Report it. Stop it. With fraud becoming increasingly more common, evading it gets harder as scammers become even stealthier in their bogus ways. While only $60M was reported lost by Canadians in 2015, the Better Business Bureau says this number represents only 5% of the estimated $1.2B. It’s Fraud Prevention Month and …

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Win 0% Interest for a Year!

Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes a slew of at-home projects such as spring cleaning, renovations, landscaping and maintenance.  The financial burden to take on large projects can be daunting, but our lines of credit make it much easier to tackle those challenges.   Advantages to utilizing a line of credit …

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Executive Women in the Workplace

Happy International Women’s Day! Back in the day, banking was notoriously known for being an old boys club. In today’s market it is an industry dominated almost entirely by women except when it comes to senior level executive positions; however, this is not the case at Integris! “I’ve always been surprised how women were not …

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3-Year Partnership with ICS & Hubspace

Prince George, BC – Innovation Central Society (ICS) and the Hubspace are thrilled to announce a new three year partnership with Integris Credit Union. “As the ‘Founding Champion’ of the Hubspace, Integris’ continued support provides us with a solid foundation from which to continue to grow the Hubspace” says Matt Hutcheon, Executive Director of ICS. …

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2017 RRSP Deadline

Why pay now when you can pay later? #rrspseason is coming to an end. RRSPs are like vegetables – really good for you, but also not a chocolate bar. We like to think of RRSP’s as vegetables. Yeah, we don’t really want to eat them, but we know the payoff is worth it. And if …

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