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Nov 16: Vancity Partnership with BCSA

Vancity Partnership with BCSA

Vancouver, November 16, 2004 – The British Columbia Soccer Association (BCSA) is pleased to announce a sponsorship/partnership with Vancity Credit Union offering an important step forward for both organizations and the development of soccer throughout the region.

This partnership highlights some great possibilities for everyone involved and promises to bring accessibility of the ‘world’s game’ to more youth across the province, all while fostering the important skills of sound financial management.

Vancity Credit Union was recently chosen the best place to work in Canada by Maclean's Magazine as part of its annual Top 100 Employers issue. Each Year, Maclean's publishes a list of the top 100 employers in Canada compiled by Mediacorp Inc., a publisher of job-hunting periodicals, including Canada Employment Weekly.

The BCSA is the governing body of all soccer in the province of BC, as recognized by the BC Provincial Government. The Association is a non-profit organization, with over 120,000 members province-wide. More information about the BCSA is available on the BCSA website:

For more information regarding this partnership please contact Keith Ryan Executive Director of the BCSA at 604-299-6401 or Peter Reale Senior Branch Manager, Vancity's 10th & Cambie Community Branch at 604-877-7080. Please join us in celebrating this great partnership!

Vancity is Canada’s largest credit union, with $9.3 billion in assets, 305,000 members, and 41 branches throughout Greater Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and Victoria. Vancity was chosen as the best place to work in Canada for 2005 by Maclean’s Magazine as part of its annual Canada’s Top 100 Employers issue. Vancity owns Citizens Bank of Canada, serving members across the country by telephone, ATM, and the Internet. Both Vancity and Citizens Bank are guided by a commitment to corporate social responsibility, and to improve the quality of life in the communities where we live and work.