Brendan Reimer

Brendan is Assiniboine’s Strategic Partner of Values-Based Banking. As the former Manitoba Regional Director at the Canadian CED Network, member of the Social Enterprise Council of Canada, former board member at LITE and former member of ACU’s Board of Directors, Brendan is a passionate educator and organizer dedicated to creating inclusive, fairer, and more sustainable economies and communities.
Urban Training circle

Urban Circle Training Centre: The wellness of one is the wellness of all.

In 1990, a small group of women from Winnipeg’s North End were volunteering at a secondhand clothing outlet and wanted to get training that would lead to full-time employment. Together…

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Diversity Foods Values

Diversity Foods Provides Values-Driven Food Services

Would you have guessed that the most progressive, values-driven food service initiative in Canada is serving up change right here in Winnipeg? Assiniboine member Diversity Foods, and the brainchild of two…

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The inspiring life of Ed McCaffrey, one of ACU’s founding members

The inspiring life of Ed McCaffrey, one of ACU’s founding members

As we celebrate ACU’s 78th year this February 2021, we also reflect on the life of one of our founders who recently passed away at the incredible age of 100….

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TFSA Basics: How does a TFSA work
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Finance basics: How does a TFSA work?

Ever since its introduction in 2009, the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) has been a hit with Canadians. Yet, despite its widespread popularity, there still seems to be some confusion about…

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Finance Basics: Get to know RRSPs

Finance Basics: Get to know RRSPs

Retirement might seem like a long way away for some, but it may be here sooner than you think. Government benefits like the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Old Age…

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