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2020 awards

St. Catharines Standard Reader's Choice Awards

  • Diamond Award: Favorite Credit Union
  • Diamond Award: Favorite Financial Planning Services
  • Diamond Award: Favorite Lending Services
 

Niagara Falls Review Reader's Choice Awards

  • Diamond Award: Favorite Credit Union
  • Diamond Award: Favorite Lending Services
  • Diamond Award: Kenneth K. Seibel for Favorite Financial Advisor
 

Welland Tribune Reader's Choice Awards

  • Diamond Award: Favorite Credit Union
  • Diamond Award: Favorite Lending Services
 

Toronto Star Reader's Choice Awards

  • Diamond Award: Favorite Credit Union
  • Diamond Award: Best Bank / Trust Company
 

Canadian Association of Credit Unions

  • Innovation Award – Price Drop

  • Past awards
    2019
    • Canadian FinTech & AI Awards: Best Credit Union of the Year
    • Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC) Excellence in Governance Awards (EGAs): Award of Excellence for Best Approach to Achieving Effective Board and Committee Operations
    • Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC) Excellence in Governance Awards (EGAs): Award of Excellence for Best Practices in Enterprise Risk Management
    • National Credit Union Social Responsibility Award
    • 2019 Achievement in Marketing Excellence (AIME): 'Winning Results for Coordinated Campaign'

    2018
    • 2019 Aon Best Employer in Canada - Platinum Level
    • Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC) Excellence in Governance Awards (EGAs): Best Approach to Achieving Effective Board and Committee Operations

    2017
    • 2017 Canada’s Most Admired™ Corporate Cultures
    • 2018 Aon Best Employer in Canada - Platinum Level
    • 2017 Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces

    2016
    • Concentra Empowering Your Communities Award  

    2015
    • 2015 Achiever’s 50 Most Engaged Workplaces

    2014
    • 2014 Achiever’s 50 Most Engaged Workplaces

    2013
    • 2013 Achiever’s 50 Most Engaged Workplaces
    • 2013 GTA’s Top Employers

    2012
    • 2012 Canada’s Top Employers for Young People
    • Marketing Association for Credit Unions 2012 Achievement in Marketing Excellence Awards (AIME): Corporate Communications
    • IABC Ovation Award of Excellence, Communication Management: Employee, Member or HR Communication
    • ACE Award: Employee Communications Campaign of the Year: Gold
    • ACE Award: Employee Communications Campaign of the Year: Silver
    • 2012 Achiever’s 50 Most Engaged Workplaces

    2011
    • Central 1 inNOVAtion Awards – Mortgage Broker Strategy
    • 50 Most Engaged Workplaces
    • CMHC Best Lender Underwriter of the Year – Meridian (Chris Fontana)
    • 2011 Hamilton – Niagara Top Employer

    2010
    • 50 Most Engaged Workplaces
    • IABC Ovation Award of Excellence, Communication Management: Employee, Member or HR Communication, Meridian’s Brand Launch
    • ACE Award: Employee Communications Campaign of the Year: Gold
    • 2009 Volunteer of the Year Award: St. Catharines -Thorold Chamber of Commerce
    • Niagara This Week –  Niagara’s Favourite Financial Institution Award
    • Spirit of Niagara Company of the Year Award
    • 2010 Hamilton – Niagara Top Employer
    • 2010 Canada’s Top 100 Employer

    2009
    • Niagara Falls Chamber of Commerce – Community Leadership Award: Awarded to Mike Wolfe, Director Commercial Accounts, CBC 100
    • Marketing Association for Credit Unions’ (MACU) 2009 Achievement in Marketing Excellence Awards – AIM Award for Posters and POP for the RRSP Campaign
    • Marketing Association for Credit Unions’ (MACU) 2009 Achievement in Marketing Excellence Awards – AIM Award for SMILE Newsletter
    • 2009 Hamilton – Niagara Top Employer
    • 2009 Canada’s Top 100 Employer

    2008
    • 2008 Operations Innovation Award for Net Promoter & Member Concerns
    • 2008 Operations Innovation Award for Public Relations Toolkit Second Place – Central 1
    • ACE Award: Employee Campaign of the Year: Gold
    • Woman of Distinction Award for Grey & Bruce Counties

    2007
    • Woman In Pursuit of Excellence Award
    • Innovator Spirit Award – ON Co-op
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters Medal of Honour
    • Marketing Association for Credit Unions’ (MACU) 2007 Achievement in Marketing Excellence Awards – People’s Choice Award, Total Rewards
    • Marketing Association for Credit Unions’ (MACU) 2007 Achievement in Marketing Excellence