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Financial workshops

Build your financial health in a welcoming environment. Bring your partner or child and have fun learning together.

Connecting to community

We get outside the branch and connect with people right alongside our community partners. 

Financial workshops

Register for an upcoming session or be a hero and host a workshop for your organization, company or special interest group.

It’s free, fun and full of financial tips

Upcoming workshops

Past workshops

​​Financial Wellness for Seniors

  • August 16
  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Gibsons Public Market

​Identity Theft and Fraud Prevention

  • August 2
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Sechelt Branch

​Financial Wellness for Seniors

  • July 26
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Sechelt Branch

​Building a Healthy Credit History

  • April 11
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Sechelt Alternative School


  • April 11
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Elphinstone Secondary School

​Debt Smarts

  • April 5
  • 10:15am – 11:15am
  • Sechelt Alternative School


  • April 5
  • 10:15am – 11:15am
  • Elphinstone Secondary School

​ Identity Prevention and Fraud Prevention

  • March 25
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Sechelt Library

​Identity Theft and Fraud Prevention

  • March 22
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Sechelt Branch

​Building a Healthy Credit History

  • March 15
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Sechelt Branch

Workshop topics

​Workshop Topic Listing

  • Introduction to Basic Banking
  • Introduction to Basic Budgeting
  • Why Filing Taxes in Canada is a Good Idea
  • Credit Cards and Prepaid Cards
  • Loans You Don’t Want
  • Loans: Costs and Obligations
  • Debt Smarts Building a Healthy Credit History
  • Identity Theft and Fraud Prevention
  • RRSPs & TFSAs
  • Introduction to Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs) 
  • Understanding Contracts
  • Financial Wellness for Seniors
  • Home-Readiness: Renting vs. Owning
  • The Cost of Homeownership
  • Choosing the Right Home
  • Getting Professional Help to Buy a Home

Each One, Teach One is a collaborative program with credit unions across Canada

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Connecting to community

We don’t just sponsor these events, we’re right there beside our community partners.

Connect with us at these fantastic events; we’ll be there with bells on!

Upcoming events

September 2019

Med Talks - Home Sweet Home

  • September 28th
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre 

Past events

September 2019

Car Free in Lower G 

  • September 22nd
  • 12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Lower Gibsons  

August 2019

​Farm Gate Market

  • August 28th
  • 12:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Roberts Creek Hall

July 2019

Canada Day Celebrations

  • July 1st
  • 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Cowrie Street & Hackett Park

​Halfmoon Bay Country Fair

  • July 14th
  • 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Coopers Green Park & Hall

June 2019

​Tapworks Cup Soccer Tournament

benefiting SC Affordable Housing Society

  • June 15th
  • 2:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Shirley Macey Park

​Children's Festival

  • June 15th
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Dougal Park

​Home and Garden Expo

  • June 8th
  • 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Gibsons & Area Community Centre

​16th Annual Pender Harbour Blues Festival

  • June 8th
  • 12:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Madeira Park

May 2019

Block Party

  • May 8th
  • Sunshine Coast Downtown Business Association
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Teredo Square Plaza

​Hike for Hospice

Partner: Sunshine Coast Hospice Society

  • May 5th
  • 10:15am - 1:00pm
  • Mission Point Park

April 2019

​46th Annual SC Festival of the Performing Arts

  • April 15th & April 16
  • SC Festival of the Performing Arts
  • 9:00 am - 12:00pm

​Volunteer Fair & Non-Profit Expo

Partner: Community Resource Centre

  • April 13th
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • shíshálh Nation Hall

March 2019

​Fuse Community Work Hub - Opening Party

  • March 11th
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Teredo Square

​Early Years Fair - SD 46

  • March 9th
  • 10:00am - 1:30pm
  • Sechelt Early Years Centre

​Celebrating Partners in Learning - SD 46

  • March 7th
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Chatelech Secondary School 

​Babies and Breastfeeding  

Partner: Sechelt Hospital Foundation

  • March 6th 
  • 6:00pm - 8:15pm
  • Chatelech Secondary School

February 2019

​Sechelt Hospital Foundation Heart & Stroke: Advances in Treatment & Recovery

Partner: Sechelt Hospital Foundation

  • February 22nd
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm 
  • Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre

​Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Festival

Benefiting Sunshine Coast Association for Community Living

  • Persephone Brewing Company
  • February 16th
  • 1:00pm - 8:00pm 
  • Gibsons Public Market

January 2019

​Celebrate Literacy Day with Charlotte and Matt Diamond

Partner: Sunshine Coast Literacy Coalition

  • January 25th
  • 11am and 4pm 
  • Roberts Creek Hall

Make an Impact

Non Profit Support

SCCU Community Investments 

 2018 Community Enrichment Report