Press Releases

ATM Theft

In the early hours of Sunday, September 16, 2018 the Diamond North Credit Union White Fox branch was damaged during an incident involving an ATM theft. Read more here.

#DNCUgivesback

The Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Diamond North Credit Union wish to express our condolences to the Humboldt Hockey Club and the Community of Humboldt regarding the tragic accident that occurred on April 6th, 2018.

This accident effected people across the nation and in the communities we serve. Our credit union alongside many of our members wanted to help in some way. For this reason on Monday, April 9, 2018 Diamond North opened an account to accept donations to support the players, families, first responders and all impacted by the accident.  This account was left open for one month and accepted donations at all eight of our branches.

Diamond North collected just over $16,000 in donations from the communities we serve. Further to this contribution, a company in Carrot River called “Simply Creative” also collected donations and added their funds to our grand total of $17,737.00 being donated to the #HumboldtStrong Community Foundation. In addition to these donations, Diamond North Credit Union as an organization donated a lump sum of $10,000 in partnership with 43 Saskatchewan Credit Unions totalling over $240,000 to support the newly-created Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) Assistance Program.

We want to take this opportunity to thank our members for coming together in this time of need.

New CEO Appointed

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Colleen Harmatiuk to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective July 3, 2018.

Read the announcement here. 

Saskatchewan Credit Unions Come Together

Saskatchewan credit unions have come together to support the newly-created SJHL Assistance Program, in light of the Humboldt Broncos tragedy. This program will provide mental health assistance to all players, families and billets across the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League affected by the Humboldt Broncos tragic bus crash, as well for the future. Any extra money will go toward an education fund in memory of the lives lost.

Diamond North Credit Union was the first Saskatchewan credit union to engage the support of the community, collecting donations to be directly provided to the Humboldt Broncos. “Once we learned of the magnitude of the accident, which was in our own backyard, we knew we had to set up an account for donations,” says John Shenher, CEO of Diamond North. ”We knew our members and community would want to help financially and that we could assist.”

To read the full press release, please view it here.

Merger Approved

The Board of Directors of Debden Credit Union Limited and Diamond North Credit Union are pleased to announce that the proposed merger between our credit unions has been formally approved by our members.

For information regarding the result of the member voting process, click here.

Merger Announcement with Debden Credit Union

The Board of Directors of Debden Credit Union Limited and Diamond North Credit Union wish to inform our memberships and the communities in which we reside that we intend to merge our credit unions on January 1, 2019.

Read the accouncement here.

CEO Retirement Announcement

After 18 years, The Board of Directors of Diamond North Credit Union wish to announce to members and the community the upcoming retirement of CEO, John Shenher.

Read the announcement here.


People Helping People Community Investment Fund Results

To celebrate our 10th anniversary, we wanted to give back to our communities in a big way.  Because of this, the $25,000 People Helping People Community Investment Fund was created.  Applications were accepted from May through August and the results are in.  You can read the results here

 

People Helping People Community Investment Fund

In celebration of our 10th anniversary, we are proud to announce the People Helping People Community Investment Fund.  You can read the news release here.  Beginning May 1, find the application, eligibility criteria and frequently asked questions on our What's Happening page.

 

Nipawin Branch Building Renovation

The Board of Directors and Executive Management of Diamond North Credit Union wish to announce to our members and community that our organization will be undergoing a major renovation of our Nipawin Branch building in 2016.  Read more here.

 

$15,000 Donation to Carrot River Town Square

In a joint sponsorship effort with Concentra Financial, Diamond North Credit Union is very proud to announce a $15,000 donation to the Carrot River Town Square project! Read the whole article and see the picture here!

 

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