Posts By: caroline

Kickoff!

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Not only is the Stanley Cup Champion just a few short games away from being decided, but 20th FIFA World Cup is just days away from kickoff on June 12th. Sports heaven! With 32 teams competing in the 64-game tournament, there is sure to be some magical moments. Host Brazil has their nation’s expectations weighing… Read more »

Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour

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This past weekend on May 24th and 25th, the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s MJT Bow Valley Credit Union Classic was held at the Banff Springs Golf Course. Being the title sponsor for this fantastic event is something that Bow Valley Credit Union is very proud of.  Dan, the Banff Branch Manager, and Kim, the… Read more »

The Promotion of Proper Grammar

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I got an email earlier this week from someone who “requested my presents if it wouldn’t be to much trouble”. This made me laugh, but at the same time, my prevailing reaction was to cringe. William B. Bradshaw, author of The Big Ten of Grammar: Identifying and Fixing the Ten Most Frequent Grammatical Errors, says,… Read more »

Quirky in Canada

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It’s not quite Canada Day yet, but there is a lot to know about our fantastic country. To that end, I present to you a quirky collection of facts (with the help of Reader’s Digest) for your reading pleasure. You Can See More Snakes in Winnipeg than Anywhere Else: Just 130-km north of Winnipeg is… Read more »

Beautiful Alberta: 2015 Credit Union Calendar & Photo Contest

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This annual photo contest is open to all credit union members and staff! Photographs may be of any subject, but need to be digital, in horizontal format, have to be taken in Alberta, and must be at least 2000 *1500 pixels (3 megapixels). There are some very exciting prizes and many opportunities to win! Early… Read more »

Long Weekend!

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Victoria Day celebrates Queen Victoria’s birthday (May 24th). Being a member of the Commonwealth, Canada observes Victoria Day, so three cheers for this because it means we get a long weekend! The first long weekend of what can loosely be termed the summer is always exciting (mind you, what long weekend isn’t exciting?). Even though… Read more »