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  • July 15, 2021 – CleanTech Startup, Prairie Robotics, Closes $690K Seed Round (PDF - 1.08 MB)

    Cultivator GROW Company, Prairie Robotics, announced the close of a $690,000 seed round, led by Conexus Venture Capital Inc. (CVC). This is the second Cultivator company to receive CVC funding.
  • June 17, 2021 – Accelerating the Cultivation of Canadian Agtech (PDF - 163.21 KB)

    Economic Development Regina (EDR), Cultivator powered by Conexus (Cultivator) and soon-to-be-launched venture capital fund, Emmertech, are excited to announce we’re teaming up to launch an Agtech Accelerator.
  • June 7, 2021 - Conexus Venture Capital Inc. selected as Government of Saskatchewan's agtech fund manager ( - 0 bytes)

    The Government has selected Conexus Venture Capital Inc. (CVC) as the fund manager for its $15 million agtech venture capital investment. Through this partnership, CVC will manage the investment over five years. Learn more here.
  • Jun. 3, 2021 – Pegasus Project unveils car, launches summer road show! (PDF - 161.06 KB)

    After months of anticipation, the rubber hit the road today as the classic car at the centre of the Pegasus Project was unveiled, kicking off its summer “Road Show” to raise funds and awareness for STARS’ fleet renewal campaign to replace its aging fleet of helicopters.
  • May 10, 2021 - Curbie Cars announces the closing of a $7 million seed round (PDF - 527.10 KB)

    Conexus Venture Capital Inc. portfolio company, Curbie Cars, announced today the close of a $7 million seed round, led by Conexus Venture Capital Inc., with participation from SaskWorks and Broad Street Bulls. Learn more here.
  • May 6, 2021 – StoreToDoor Wins $10K at Cultivator’s START Cohort 4 Demo Day (PDF - 186.26 KB)

    On April 29, 13 Cultivator START Cohort 4 companies were given 3-minutes to pitch their ideas to a panel of expert judges for a chance to win $10K. StoreToDoor was selected as the winner.
  • March 31, 2021 – Saskatoon-based Rivercity Innovations Closes $700K Seed Round (PDF - 453.43 KB)

    Conexus Venture Capital Inc. portfolio company, Rivercity Innovations, announced the closed of a CAD $700,000 seed round, led by Conexus Venture Capital Inc. with participation from Golden Opportunities Fund and Tribune Capital.
  • March 25, 2021 – Conexus Venture Capital Inc. Portfolio Company Closes $1.1 million seed round (PDF - 392.03 KB)

    Callia Flowers, one of Conexus Venture Capital (CVC) Inc.’s portfolio companies, announces the close of a $1.1 million seed round, led by CVC Inc., with participation from Lex Capital Corp. and Broad Street Bulls.
  • February 25, 2021 – Cultivating Saskatchewan’s tech ecosystem, one startup at a time (PDF - 738.63 KB)

    Two years ago, Conexus embarked on a journey to grow Saskatchewan’s tech ecosystem and launched Canada’s first credit union-led business incubator, Cultivator. Since launching Cultivator has incubated and provided resources, mentorship, and space to over 50 startups, resulting in tremendous growth. See release for more details.
  • February 11, 2021 - Newly-formed Habitat for Humanity Saskatchewan will help 21 families in 2021 Conexus Credit Union pledges support with $1 million donation (PDF - 150.78 KB)

    Twenty-one families across Saskatchewan will have their homeownership dreams realized this year as the province’s Habitat for Humanity organizations, located in Saskatoon, Prince Albert and Regina, merge to create Habitat for Humanity Saskatchewan. And more families will be selected for home ownership in the future, as a total of 31 construction projects are underway.
  • February 1, 2021 – Conexus provides the best Service Experience amongst Canadian banking firms according to Surviscor Report (PDF - 323.65 KB)

    Conexus was ranked #1 in providing the best customer service experience amongst Canadian digital banking firms as measured by the 2020 Surviscor Service Level Assessment review. Learn more here.

  • January 27, 2021 - Conexus Credit Union Funds Access To Professional Mental Health Support For Boys & Girls Clubs of Saskatoon Parenting Programs (PDF - 167.11 KB)

    Together, on #BellLetsTalk Day, Conexus Credit Union, Boys & Girls Clubs of Saskatoon and The Shift Counselling Services are proud to be a part of the conversation, to take action, and make a difference in the lives of our children, youth and families, right here in Saskatoon.
  • December 3, 2020 – Cultivator GROW startup, ServiceBox, closes $600K venture capital funding from SK investors (PDF - 723.14 KB)

    ServiceBox, a leading Canadian platform focused on field service management and a Cultivator GROW startup, recently announced the close of a $600K seed round led by Conexus Venture Capital Inc. This is the first Cultivator startup to receive funding from Conexus’ Venture Capital Fund.
  • September 29, 2020 – Conexus recognizes Saskatchewan youth for community leadership (PDF - 129.02 KB)

    Young people across Saskatchewan are making a difference in their communities. Conexus is excited to announced its 2020 Youth Leadership Award recipients, recognizing member youth across the province for their continued community leadership and involvement.
  • September 4, 2020 - Conexus Gives $500,000 to STARS to Keep the Fight in Flight in Saskatchewan (PDF - 131.27 KB)

    On behalf of our members and employees, we are excited to announce our support for health services in Saskatchewan with a $500,000 contribution to the STARS Keep the Fight in Flight campaign. Learn more here.

  • September 1, 2020 – Conexus Kindness Capital Fund exceeds goal to re-invest $200,000 back into Saskatchewan (PDF - 487.69 KB)

    After calling on people from across Saskatchewan to nominate individuals and businesses who were responding to COVID-19 with kindness in extraordinary ways, Conexus has re-invested $210,000 into the province through the Conexus Kindness Capital Fund. Learn more here.

  • July 7, 2020 – Welcome to 2375 College Avenue, Regina (PDF - 177.43 KB)

    The Conexus Building Communities project is nearing completion and starting July 20, Conexus employees and the public will be able to access the building and enjoy the variety of amenities it offers. This project is part of our partnership with the University of Regina, helping to restore College Avenue Campus, enhance the park and create educational and cultural opportunities for our community in the years to come.
  • June 11, 2020 - Conexus re-investing $200,000 with Kindness Capital Fund (PDF - 122.29 KB)

    Conexus Credit Union (Conexus) is launching the Kindness Capital Fund (Conexus Kindness Capital), a fund that recognizes the acts of kindness people across Saskatchewan have shown during COVID-19.
  • April 17, 2020 - Conexus supporting businesses with launch of Canada Emergency Benefit Account Loan Program (PDF - 215.84 KB)

    On April 9, 2020, Conexus Credit Union business members were able to start applying for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) Loan Program. Learn more about the program and eligibility requirements here.
  • March 23, 2020 - Conexus reducing hours, call for members to call first before visiting a branch (PDF - 174.76 KB)

    Conexus is reducing its hours of operation and limiting the number of members into our locations, enforcing strict social and physical distancing practices. We are asking our members call us first to help them with their banking. Click the media release above to learn more.
  • March 20, 2020 – Conexus’ response to COVID-19, ways to bank and fraud prevention (PDF - 266.46 KB)

    In light of the uncertainty so many are feeling from the COVID-19 outbreak, Conexus feels a great responsibility in helping prevent transmission among our members, our communities, and our employees. Here is our response and actions we’re taking to the latest the most recent reports and recommendations for COVID-19, including financial supports for our members.
  • January 27, 2020 - Cultivator powered by Conexus is turning 1! (PDF - 614.73 KB)

    On January 31, Cultivator powered by Conexus turns 1 and to celebrate, we’re doing what we do best… launching high-growth startups in Saskatchewan. Over the weekend, we celebrated by hosting a 24 Hour Startup and sharing some highlights from the past year.
  • December 19, 2019 – Conexus contributes $1Million to Phase 2 of Optimist Hill Campaign (PDF - 650.51 KB)

    Conexus Credit Union is proud to announce a $1 million capital contribution to the Optimist Hill Campaign in Saskatoon. This donation will be used towards building a permanent chalet, which will be named the Conexus Riverview Chalet. Learn more about the campaign and our investment here.
  • November 4, 2019 – Conexus Venture Capital Fund Closes $30 Million in Inaugural Fund (PDF - 334.94 KB)

    Conexus Credit Union is proud to announce that since their initial launch in July 2019, the Conexus Venture Capital Fund has raised an initial $7.5 million for their inaugural fund, reaching their target fund size of $30 million CAD. Learn more about the fund and investors here.
  • November 1, 2019 – Take Charge of Your Finances (PDF - 191.49 KB)

    November is Financial Literacy Month focused on improving the financial knowledge and well-being of our communities. To learn more, and see how you can get involved, click here.
  • September 27, 2019 – Conexus contributes $500,000 to CT Simulator Community Campaign (PDF - 164.59 KB)

    Conexus is proud to invest $500,000 to the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan’s province-wide, CT Simulator Community Campaign. Learn more about the campaign and our investment here.
  • August 19, 2019 – Congratulations to our 2019 Youth Leadership Award Recipients (PDF - 255.02 KB)

    Our Youth Leadership Award recognizes member youth across the province for their leadership, community involvement and co-operative spirit. Check out our 2019 award recipients here.

  • July 25, 2019 - Investing in Saskatchewan's entrepreneurial ecosystem (PDF - 371.20 KB)

    We’re fueling Saskatchewan’s startup community through our Conexus Venture Capital Fund – a $30 million fund that provides capital to local startups to help them scale their companies. Learn more here.
  • June 27, 2019 – Conexus’ North Albert Branch leading way in solar energy (PDF - 991.50 KB)

    We’re excited to announce our partnership with Wascana Solar Co-operative to install 115 solar panels on the roof of our North Albert Branch in Regina. This first-of-a-kind partnership will make this Conexus Branch the greenest financial institution in Saskatchewan. Learn more here.
  • June 24, 2019 – Ag meet innovation: 24-Hour Startup AgTech event at Farm Progress Show a huge success (PDF - 490.93 KB)

    Cultivator powered by Conexus (Canada’s first credit union led business incubator) partnered with Canada’s Farm Progress Show on June 19 & 20 to host the first ever 24-Hour Startup AgTech event, bringing together agri-business and technology innovators to solve real problems facing the Ag industry. Learn more about the event including what ideas were pitched, the winners and more here.
  • June 3, 2019 - Changes to Conexus' Service Delivery (PDF - 249.63 KB)

    On Friday, May 31, 2019, Conexus advised its members of its decision to close nine branches across the province, effective end of business day October 2, 2019. Learn more about this decision and communications here.
  • May 13, 2019 - Conexus Awarded 2019 Governor General’s Award for Sweet Dreams Project (PDF - 190.43 KB)

    Conexus Credit Union is honoured to announce its been selected to receive the 2019 Governor General's Innovation Award for establishing Canada's first Social Impact Bond for its Sweet Dreams Project. Learn more about the award and details of the Sweet Dreams project here.
  • April 17, 2019 – Your success is our success; Conexus’ 2018 performance results (PDF - 198.07 KB)

    In 2018, we continued to build a credit union of the future through financial literacy education, cultivating entrepreneurship, community investment and evolving member experience. Read all about our 2018 performance results and highlights here.
  • March 20, 2019 – Protecting your personal information (PDF - 338.80 KB)

    March is Fraud Prevention Month and we’re providing tips and advice on how you can keep your personal information, personal.
  • February 1 - Cultivating Saskatchewan's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (PDF - 362.65 KB)

    Conexus Credit Union is proud to announce the launch of its business incubator brand, Cultivator. This will be Regina’s first, and Canada’s first credit union led, business incubator, helping local startups to launch, grow and scale their company right here in Saskatchewan.
  • November 6 – Helping improve financial literacy in Saskatchewan (PDF - 338.46 KB)

    November is Financial Literacy Month and Conexus is celebrating by helping you improving your financial knowledge through a series of financial literacy initiatives. Learn more about financial literacy at Conexus and how you can get involved.
  • August 23 – Building a community for the future (PDF - 5.01 MB)

    On August 22, 2018, we unveiled the design of our new head office at College Avenue Campus in Regina. Learn more about the design and the Conexus Building Communities project here.
  • August 15 - EncoreFX partners with Conexus (PDF - 427.26 KB)

    REGINA, August 15th, 2018 - EncoreFX (, a leading provider of foreign exchange, global payments, and risk management products for corporations, announced today that it has partnered with Conexus Credit Union to offer foreign exchange risk management services to Conexus’ business members.

  • August 14 - Central 1 Launches Canada’s First Authenticated Voice Banking Service (14 - 425.66 KB)

    Vancouver, BC – August 14, 2018 – Canada’s first-ever authenticated voice banking service using Amazon Alexa, launches from creator Central 1 today. Central 1 clients - Innovation Credit Union and Conexus Credit Union - are piloting the technology that allows customers to use their voice to command actions for their bank accounts, as if Amazon Alexa were a customer service representative. In addition to being cutting-edge, the technology is revolutionary for those who may be either visually impaired, unable to leave their homes or use keyboards or smartphones to conduct their banking. 

  • April 19 - Conexus' 2017 success driven by member's financial well-being (PDF - 342.97 KB)

    Highlights of Conexus' 2017 Annual Report and successes driven by our member's financial well-being.
  • March 28 - Conexus Credit Union Donates to New Beginnings Campaign (PDF - 205.58 KB)

    We’re excited today to announce our donation of $100,000 to the new Saskatchewan Hospital currently under construction in North Battleford.  As the only psychiatric rehabilitation hospital in the province, the new building will replace the original facility built more than a century ago and long past its prime.  

    Our donation, through the Community Investment Program, is an expression of our long-standing commitment to improving the well-being of our members and our communities.  The impact this new facility will make will be immeasurable as it improves the quality of life and well-being of our families, friends and neighbors who are dealing with mental illness now and for future generations. #InvestedInYou
  • September 15 - Protecting Yourself from Scammers: Text Message Phishing Scam (PDF - 83.78 KB)

    Over the last few weeks, Conexus has become aware of several text message phishing scams being sent out to people across Saskatchewan. The message is being sent to both members and non-members and requests the individual click on the link to update their information.

    These messages are a phishing attempt to obtain member information. Conexus does not send text messages with a link to update information or re-activate an account.  If you receive this message, delete immediately.
  • April 27 - Conexus Proud of Strong Performance in 2016 (PDF - 218.39 KB)

    Regina, SK - April 27, 2017 -- With a growing membership of 123,000 and over $7.39 billion in total funds managed, Conexus Credit Union was proud to celebrate another year of increasing membership and delivering solid performance at Conexus Credit Union’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, April 26 in Regina.

    Glenn Hepp, outgoing Board Chair congratulated the members and the staff for their roles that attributed to the strong performance, saying “our members have shown their confidence in Conexus and with their continued support and trust, we, can not only concentrate on their financial well-being, but also their families and their communities in which they live.”

  • December 20 - Conexus first to offer Apple Watch® banking ease using Central 1 Credit Union’s mobile banking (PDF - 261.93 KB)

    VANCOUVER,  December 20, 2016—Conexus Credit Union has become the first credit union in Canada to offer its mobile banking users an Apple Watch® app using the award-winning mobile app developed by Central 1 Credit Union (Central 1).

    The Apple Watch app provides iOS users with a more convenient and engaging banking experience. It provides greater choice and flexibility on how they manage their money while on the move.
  • December 12 - University’s partnership with Conexus moving to next phase (PDF - 249.05 KB)

    Wascana Centre Authority (WCA) announced today that it has given the green light to the University of Regina and Conexus Credit Union to move into a design phase for the new building proposed at the University’s College Avenue campus (CAC).

    “We are excited to have such a community-oriented partner in Conexus to help us renew the College Avenue campus for the thousands of children, adults and seniors who benefit from its programming each year,” said Dr. Vianne Timmons, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Regina. “Today’s announcement is another step toward delivering on our promise to revitalize our historic campus by enhancing educational programming, preserving heritage properties, and promoting arts and culture.”

  • November 22 - Ground-breaking Social Finance Pilot Assists Unemployed Canadians (PDF - 100.22 KB)

    November 22, 2016 - Canada has achieved an important milestone in its commitment to social financing for public good. The Government of Canada, private investors, and colleges and institutes are pushing the boundaries of social innovation and impact investing by implementing the first social finance project of its kind in Canada.

    As the key project intermediary, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is leveraging the principles of social finance through social impact bonds (SIB) to raise upfront capital from private investors who are looking to support societal good while receiving a financial return.

    With capital raised from three investors – Conexus Credit Union, the Catherine Donnelly Foundation, and Dave and Pamela Richardson and Family, the Essential Skills Social Finance (ESSF) project is now moving forward with the delivery of essential-skills training to improve the skills levels of unemployed adult Canadians.

  • October 4 - Central 1 launches first fully integrated Open Anywhere™ online and mobile account opening with Conexus Credit Union (PDF - 22.18 KB)

    VANCOUVER, October 4, 2016 — Credit unions across Canada now have more options to streamline their member onboarding, and Canadians have more choice than ever to bank how and when they want. Open Anywhere™, developed by Central 1 Credit Union (Central 1), enables prospective credit union members to open and fund new accounts online in minutes, using their mobile, tablet or desktop devices.

    This week Conexus, Saskatchewan’s largest credit union, is the first to launch the enhanced Open Anywhere™ product. The new Open Anywhere™ includes full core banking system integration for a streamlined back-end workflow, digital signature capture, real-time account funding via Interac® e-Transfer, compliance with the latest regulatory changes, and more.
  • August 25 - Better than a bank: Credit unions lead Canadian financial institutions (PDF - 198.27 KB)

    TORONTO, ON (August 25, 2016): The Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) is pleased to announce that Canadians have ranked credit unions first in overall Customer Service Excellence and Branch Service Excellence for the 12th consecutive year – among all financial institutions, according to the annual 2016 Ipsos® Best Banking Awards program.

    Credit unions were also awarded sole honours for Values My Business and Live Agent Telephone Banking Excellence.

  • June 28 - Saskatchewan’s two largest Credit Unions launch unique new Mobile Pay for Android™ (PDF - 116.63 KB)

    Regina, SK (June 28, 2016) – Saskatchewan's two largest Credit Unions have now launched an industry-leading technology for their members.

    Conexus and Affinity Credit Unions have collaborated with two other major Canadian Credit Unions on the development of another innovative new Canadian-made financial tool for their members.

  • June 8 - University announces proposed new partnership to renew College Avenue Campus (PDF - 104.36 KB)

    The University announced a proposed new partnership today with Conexus Credit Union that may contribute up to $8.25 million to the College Avenue Campus Renewal Project as well as result in millions of dollars in cost avoidance for revitalizing the University’s historic campus.

    “I’m very excited by the proposal submitted by Conexus Credit Union,” said University of Regina President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Vianne Timmons. “As a member-based cooperative, Conexus has deep roots in Saskatchewan and is a natural partner for the University of Regina. Conexus shares our community values and understands the historic, educational and cultural importance of saving College Avenue Campus.”