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See our 2 exhibits at the edifice Desjardins

Added on November 23, 2018

See our 2 exhibits at the edifice Desjardins (0 min 46 s)

Discover the history and heritage of Desjardins. Learn all about it at our unique exhibits.

Text transcript of video - See our 2 exhibits at the edifice Desjardins

Maison Alphonse-Desjardins - A history worth reliving

Added on November 23, 2018

Maison Alphonse-Desjardins - A history worth reliving (0 min 50 s)

Travel back to 1906 to the Victorian home where Desjardins Group saw its humble beginnings.

Text transcript of video - Maison Alphonse-Desjardins - A history worth reliving

Créavenir 2018

Added on November 20, 2018

Créavenir 2018 (2 min 08 s)

Are you a young entrepreneur who’s just started their own business or is about to do so? This video shows you the steps to take as well as the support available through the Desjardins Créavenir program.

Text transcript of video - Créavenir 2018

Contributing to the academic success of young people

Added on October 24, 2018

Contributing to the academic success of young people (2 min 20 s)

Desjardins Foundation contributes to the academic success of young people through scholarships, prizes and partnerships with recognized organizations. The Foundation supports over 130,000 young people each year through its various programs.

Text transcript of video - Contributing to the academic success of young people

Discover some inspiring entrepreneurs

Added on August 8, 2018

Discover some inspiring entrepreneurs (1 min 11 s)

See how entrepreneurs Jean-François Cloutier and Joël Pelletier (Distillerie du St.Laurent), and Khadija El Bouhali (Cousmos) were able to start up their businesses thanks to Desjardins Microcredit to Businesses.

Text transcript of video - Discover some inspiring entrepreneurs

Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund

Added on August 8, 2018

Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund (1 min 25 s)

See how the Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund helped Véronique overcome some obstacles in her life.

Text transcript of video - Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund

Nearly 50 years of supporting academic success

Added on August 14, 2017

Nearly 50 years of supporting academic success (2 min 55 s)

For nearly 50 years, Desjardins Foundation has been constantly evolving and has adapted to face various education challenges. In addition to awarding scholarships, Desjardins Foundation tackles anything that might impact graduation rates and the education of tomorrow's citizens.

Text transcript of video - Nearly 50 years of supporting academic success

Desjardins Group

Added on April 6, 2017

Desjardins Group (2 min 21 s)

Presentation of Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada.

Text transcript of video - Desjardins Group

Desjardins Group's financial results for 2016

Added on March 23, 2017

Desjardins Group's financial results for 2016 (1 min 17 s)

Backed by financial results for 2016, Desjardins President and CEO Guy Cormier explains why Desjardins is the leading company in Quebec in community contributions.

Text transcript of video - Desjardins Group's financial results for 2016

Video tour of Maison Alphonse-Desjardins

Added on September 4, 2014

Video tour of Maison Alphonse-Desjardins (4 min 59 s)

Visit Maison Alphonse-Desjardins in Lévis, near Quebec City, where the founder of Desjardins Group created the first caisse populaire.

Text transcript of video - Video tour of Maison Alphonse-Desjardins

Evolution of the stylized bee in a honeycomb cell

Added on December 18, 2012

Evolution of the stylized bee in a honeycomb cell (0 min 58 s)

Produced when the logo was adopted by Desjardins Group, the video describes the steps that led to the creation of the symbol

Text transcript of video - Evolution of the stylized bee in a honeycomb cell

Monique F. Leroux

Added on December 18, 2012

Monique F. Leroux (0 min 49 s)

At the 2011 Annual General Meetings of Desjardins Group, Monique F. Leroux speaks about respecting the mission and values through the needed changes Desjardins is undergoing.

Text transcript of video - Monique F. Leroux

Alban D'Amours

Added on December 18, 2012

Alban D'Amours (0 min 41 s)

Alban D'Amours discusses the purposes of cooperation and cooperative method at the 2003 convention on "cooperative renewal".

Text transcript of video - Alban D'Amours

Claude Béland

Added on December 18, 2012

Claude Béland (0 min 45 s)

In his opening speech, Claude Béland explains why the 1991 convention under the theme "Ensemble pour une force d'action" was held.

Text transcript of video - Claude Béland

Raymond Blais

Added on December 18, 2012

Raymond Blais (0 min 47 s)

Raymond Blais speaking about cooperative values at the 1985 Annual General Meeting of Desjardins Group.

Text transcript of video - Raymond Blais

Alfred Rouleau

Added on December 18, 2012

Alfred Rouleau (0 min 36 s)

Alfred Rouleau at a 1978 convention on the theme "Desjardins Group and the development of cooperation in contemporary Quebec".

Text transcript of video - Alfred Rouleau

Émile Girardin

Added on December 18, 2012

Émile Girardin (0 min 59 s)

Émile Girardin presenting school caisse objectives during a speech at the international convention of 1957.

Text transcript of video - Émile Girardin

Cyrille Vaillancourt

Added on December 18, 2012

Cyrille Vaillancourt (0 min 55 s)

In an interview shortly before the international conference of 1957, Cyrille Vaillancourt explains why the convention was held and how he helped found the provincial Fédération.

Text transcript of video - Cyrille Vaillancourt

A leisurely break for families dealing with autism

Added on April 4, 2018

A leisurely break for families dealing with autism (1 min 41 s)

Tour au Sud Adapté was created by Autisme Centre-du-Québec to give families of persons with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) an opportunity to have a leisurely break at Valcartier Bora Parc.

Text transcript of video - A leisurely break for families dealing with autism

Growing healthy vegetables

Added on April 4, 2018

Growing healthy vegetables (1 min 38 s)

The Pousse, pousse, pousse, les bons légumes! project was launched by Collège St-Bernard to give Secondary 1, 2 and 3 students an opportunity to study a greenhouse and all of its components.

Text transcript of video - Growing healthy vegetables

Let's get active

Added on April 4, 2018

Let's get active (1 min 00 s)

École Oasis launched the Chez nous, tout le monde bouge! project to help young people, families and local citizens be more active.

Text transcript of video - Let's get active

The Emotion Game instructions

Added on October 5, 2017

The Emotion Game instructions (1 min 52 s)

Discover how you can have fun with your child in the world of emotions.

Text transcript of video - The Emotion Game instructions

Going into business together

Added on June 6, 2017

Going into business together (2 min 10 s)

The J'me lance en affaires! project was created to involve students ages 15 to 17 in all aspects of launching a washer toss game micro-business, from product conception to market. The goal of the project was to motivate students to come to school.

Text transcript of video - Going into business together

Learning new things together

Added on June 6, 2017

Learning new things together (2 min 13 s)

The Bonhomme, bonhomme, sais-tu jouer? project was launched by Elda-Rouleau school to pursue its music program after the music teacher, Gabrielle Campbell, retired.

Text transcript of video - Learning new things together

Making a difference together

Added on June 6, 2017

Making a difference together (2 min 10 s)

The La Shop à vêtements is a second-hand clothing project for young people living in Centre jeunesse-Chaudièere-Appalaches, to help them develop the skills they'll need to get a job.

Text transcript of video - Making a difference together

Working together to give back to the community

Added on June 6, 2017

Working together to give back to the community (2 min 14 s)

Sel aromatisé is a mixture of sea salt and herbs that was created by 125 young students, allowing them develop a wealth of valuable skills.

Text transcript of video - Working together to give back to the community

Informing your employees about phishing

Added on August 4, 2017

Informing your employees about phishing (1 min 24 s)

An employee's carelessness can have serious consequences for a business. It's important to follow safety measures.

Text transcript of video - Informing your employees about phishing

Desjardins Group's social responsibility highlights for 2016

Added on March 23, 2017

Desjardins Group's social responsibility highlights for 2016 (1 min 05 s)

Desjardins is a key leader in the development of a stronger, greener and more inclusive economy. This is just one of the many highlights of our social responsibility for 2016, presented by Desjardins Group President and CEO, Guy Cormier.

Text transcript of video - Desjardins Group's social responsibility highlights for 2016

CRÉ<em>AVENIR</em> - Advice and financing for young entrepreneurs

Added on June 2, 2016

CRÉAVENIR - Advice and financing for young entrepreneurs (1 min 36 s)

The CRÉAVENIR program targets entrepreneurs 18 to 35 who are looking to start or consolidate their business, but do not qualify for traditional financing.

Text transcript of video - CRÉAVENIR - Advice and financing for young entrepreneurs

The National Assembly passes a unanimous motion to promote cooperatives

Added on February 28, 2012

The National Assembly passes a unanimous motion to promote cooperatives (2 min 39 s)

On February 21, 2012, at the National Assembly, Quebec government officials and social leaders reached out in a show of support for the cooperative business model. They joined forces to recognize and promote cooperatives and mutuals as powerful instruments for socio-economic growth in Quebec and across Canada.

Text transcript of video - The National Assembly passes a unanimous motion to promote cooperatives

Pan-Canadian launch International Year of Cooperatives

Added on January 12, 2012

Pan-Canadian launch International Year of Cooperatives (4 min 13 s)

On January 12, 2012, at Lévis City Hall, cooperatives celebrated the official launch of the International Year of Cooperatives. Nearly 120 members and leaders of cooperatives attended the kick-off, held simultaneously in 14 cities across the country. In attendance for the launch were Steven Blaney, Member of Parliament for Lévis-Bellechasse and Minister of Veterans Affairs, Denis Richard, CQCM President, Alain Paquet, Member of the National Assembly for Laval-des-Rapides and Minister for Finance, Danièle Roy Marinelli, mayor of Lévis, and Monique F. Leroux, Chair of the Board, President and CEO of Desjardins Group.

Text transcript of video - Pan-Canadian launch International Year of Cooperatives

Desjardins, an inspired employer

Added on January 9, 2017

Desjardins, an inspired employer (1 min 32 s)

Desjardins is a dynamic place to work where I’m given the chance to be myself and capitalize on my strengths.

Text transcript of video - Desjardins, an inspired employer

Aurélie Briand, Administrative Assistant

Added on January 23, 2013

Aurélie Briand, Administrative Assistant (1 min 53 s)

Administrative assistants perform various administrative support tasks according to their managers' instructions.

Their main duties include secretarial work, managing and following up on the manager's schedule, emails and phone calls and organizing various meetings.

Text transcript of video - Aurélie Briand, Administrative Assistant

Mark Brissett, Property and Casualty Insurance Agent

Added on June 1, 2012

Mark Brissett, Property and Casualty Insurance Agent (1 min 46 s)

P&C insurance agents respond to members' needs concerning property (automobile and housing) and casualty insurance. They advise members and provide quotes for insurance policy sales.

Text transcript of video - Mark Brissett, Property and Casualty Insurance Agent

Mathieu Derome, Expert Advisor, Economic Capital and Crisis Scenarios

Added on December 7, 2011

Mathieu Derome, Expert Advisor, Economic Capital and Crisis Scenarios (1 min 35 s)

Expert advisors assess and monitor various types of risk. They implement methods for analyzing sensitivity and simulate crises that may affect credit portfolios and other risks. They strategize on ways to mitigate portfolio risk, increase returns adjusted for risk and optimize capital.

Text transcript of video - Mathieu Derome, Expert Advisor, Economic Capital and Crisis Scenarios

Jean-François Fortin, Account Manager

Added on December 7, 2011

Jean-François Fortin, Account Manager (1 min 23 s)

Account managers work with business loan portfolios. They offer financing services and propose solutions. They are responsible for monitoring needs relating to venture capital, wealth management and more.

Text transcript of video - Jean-François Fortin, Account Manager

Marianne Giroux, Advisor, Financial Disclosure

Added on December 7, 2011

Marianne Giroux, Advisor, Financial Disclosure (1 min 45 s)

Advisors in financial disclosure support managers as experts in preparing and coordinating the production of financial, statutory, regulatory and strategic information for Desjardins Group. Their tasks include preparing quarterly and annual financial statements for Desjardins Group.

Text transcript of video - Marianne Giroux, Advisor, Financial Disclosure

Ève Lessard, Accounting Standards Advisor

Added on December 7, 2011

Ève Lessard, Accounting Standards Advisor (1 min 55 s)

Accounting standards advisors analyze new standards to be enforced, evaluate their impact across Desjardins, plan which approaches to take and coordinate the implementation of new standards with different partners and components of the Desjardins network.

Text transcript of video - Ève Lessard, Accounting Standards Advisor

Valérie Saulnier, Web Programmer Analyst

Added on December 7, 2011

Valérie Saulnier, Web Programmer Analyst (1 min 43 s)

Web programmer analysts are tasked with analyzing the needs of clients and users in order to find computer-based solutions adapted to those needs. Once solutions are agreed upon, web programmer analysts proceed with their development and implementation. These client-oriented professionals ensure that every aspect of IT problems are completely resolved.

Text transcript of video - Valérie Saulnier, Web Programmer Analyst

Kimly Trinh, Member Services Advisor

Added on December 7, 2011

Kimly Trinh, Member Services Advisor (1 min 36 s)

A member services advisor has a Diploma of Collegial Studies in administration and provides integrated, quality service offers to meet needs in investing and financing (excluding mortgages).

Text transcript of video - Kimly Trinh, Member Services Advisor

Charles Turgeon, P&C Insurance Agent, Personal Lines

Added on December 7, 2011

Charles Turgeon, P&C Insurance Agent, Personal Lines (1 min 41 s)

P&C insurance agents respond to members’ needs concerning property (automobile and housing) and casualty insurance. They advise members and provide quotes for insurance contract sales.

Text transcript of video - Charles Turgeon, P&C Insurance Agent, Personal Lines

Marcel Bisson, Advisor Solution Design

Added on December 7, 2011

Marcel Bisson, Advisor Solution Design (1 min 51 s)

As experts in business needs, advisors in solution design recommend strategic orientations concerning technological, functional and application development.

Text transcript of video - Marcel Bisson, Advisor Solution Design

Sophie Caron, P&C Insurance Regional Account Manager, Commercial Lines

Added on December 7, 2011

Sophie Caron, P&C Insurance Regional Account Manager, Commercial Lines (1 min 56 s)

As key players in business development objectives, regional account managers offer property and casualty insurance products for protecting the assets of regional businesses.

Text transcript of video - Sophie Caron, P&C Insurance Regional Account Manager, Commercial Lines

Pauline Boland, Casualty Claim Specialist (Accident Benefits)

Added on October 20, 2011

Pauline Boland, Casualty Claim Specialist (Accident Benefits) (1 min 45 s)

Casualty Claim Specialists assist clients and collaborating units of the Accident Benefits Department by providing technical instructions and strategies to claims advisors. To do this, specialists analyze claims and identify benefit solutions with claims advisors, clients and other parties involved.

Text transcript of video - Pauline Boland, Casualty Claim Specialist (Accident Benefits)

Tanya Kuh, Claims Legal Assistant

Added on October 20, 2011

Tanya Kuh, Claims Legal Assistant (1 min 45 s)

Claims Legal Assistants take on various administrative support responsibilities related to legal matters. This involves processing, analyzing and presenting files to lawyers using activity reports, records and statistics.

Text transcript of video - Tanya Kuh, Claims Legal Assistant

Angela Iermieri, Financial Planner

Added on July 1, 2015

Angela Iermieri, Financial Planner (0 min 54 s)

Angela Iermieri, Financial Planner, talks about Quebecers' financial planning habits and the importance of having a written financial plan.

Text transcript of video - Angela Iermieri, Financial Planner

Jean-René Ouellet, Senior Analyst

Added on July 1, 2015

Jean-René Ouellet, Senior Analyst (0 min 50 s)

Jean-René Ouellet, Senior Analyst, Portfolio Advisory Group, presents his approach to analyze market trends that goes beyond macroeconomic statistics through field meetings.

Text transcript of video - Jean-René Ouellet, Senior Analyst

Nicolas Richard, Chief investment strategist

Added on July 1, 2015

Nicolas Richard, Chief investment strategist (1 min 09 s)

Nicolas Richard, Chief investment strategist, presents strategies and tools to personalize portfolio management.

Text transcript of video - Nicolas Richard, Chief investment strategist

Rosalie Vendette, Senior Advisor

Added on July 1, 2015

Rosalie Vendette, Senior Advisor (0 min 42 s)

Rosalie Vendette, Senior Advisor, Responsible Investment, explains why some companies operating in controversial industries can be included in responsible investment portfolios.

Text transcript of video - Rosalie Vendette, Senior Advisor

A financial plan to enjoy financial freedom

Added on November 27, 2014

A financial plan to enjoy financial freedom (1 min 26 s)

Quebecers are planning enthusiasts. Property purchase, renovations, wedding, retirement, the majority say they would plan to achieve their goals. However, 64% of survey respondents do not have a financial plan. And only 18% have a written plan to help them reach the great goals and objectives of their financial life. "Yet, they are the ones better equipped," explains Marc Dubuc from Desjardins Wealth Management, "94% of those with a written financial plan enjoy more freedom to carry out the projects close to their hearts."

Text transcript of video - A financial plan to enjoy financial freedom

Desjardins VRSP

Added on July 9, 2014

Desjardins VRSP (3 min 19 s)

The Government of Quebec has decided to take action by introducing new Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans (VRSPs). VRSP’s will make it easier for employees at small and medium businesses to save for retirement. Easy, accessible and integrated, the Desjardins VRSP offers online and mobile solutions to meet the needs of employers and their employees. Specialists from Desjardins will guide them through the process and provide the tools they need to comply with the VRSP legislation.

Text transcript of video - Desjardins VRSP

Denis Berthiaume introduces Desjardins Wealth Management

Added on October 18, 2013

Denis Berthiaume introduces Desjardins Wealth Management (1 min 36 s)

Desjardins Wealth Management: How important a financial plan is for making life's projects come true.

Text transcript of video - Denis Berthiaume introduces Desjardins Wealth Management

Angela Iermieri talks about the importance of financial planning

Added on October 18, 2013

Angela Iermieri talks about the importance of financial planning (1 min 39 s)

Desjardins Wealth Management: How important a financial plan is for making life's projects come true.

Text transcript of video - Angela Iermieri talks about the importance of financial planning

Cooperathon 2018 kick-off

Added on September 26, 2018

Cooperathon 2018 kick-off (0 min 45 s)

Step into the heart of Desjardins Group's innovation lab and discover the Cooperathon.

Text transcript of video - Cooperathon 2018 kick-off

Desjardins Lab

Added on December 12, 2017

Desjardins Lab (1 min 55 s)

Step into the heart of Desjardins Lab, Desjardins Group's innovation lab.

Text transcript of video - Desjardins Lab

Coopérathon 2016 recap

Added on December 6, 2016

Coopérathon 2016 recap (3 min 25 s)

The Coopérathon develops a culture of innovation with a social impact. Discover more by watching the video.

See the winners at www.cooperathon.com.

Charly & Max - Taking California!

Added on October 31, 2016

Charly & Max - Taking California! (1 min 44 s)

Charly’s parents have been saving for a family trip to California for a year and a half.

Text transcript of video - Charly & Max - Taking California!

Charly & Max - High security

Added on October 31, 2016

Charly & Max - High security (2 min 32 s)

Charly got $50 for her birthday. She puts her money in Mr. Grumpy but learns that it’s a good idea to open an account at a financial institution.

Text transcript of video - Charly & Max - High security

Charly & Max - A penny saved...

Added on October 31, 2016

Charly & Max - A penny saved... (1 min 18 s)

Max finally managed to pay his brother back and doesn’t like being in debt. His goal is to set aside a little money every week.

Text transcript of video - Charly & Max - A penny saved...

Charly & Max - When eyes are bigger than the wallet

Added on October 31, 2016

Charly & Max - When eyes are bigger than the wallet (1 min 42 s)

Max's parents decide to trust him to manage his lunch money for the month.

Text transcript of video - Charly & Max - When eyes are bigger than the wallet

The Cooperathon

Added on September 30, 2016

The Cooperathon (0 min 48 s)

This is an opportunity to invent innovative solutions to real challenges in the health and Fintech sectors. Visit the event website and follow us on Facebook!

Launch of Desjardins Lab

Added on March 29, 2016

Launch of Desjardins Lab (1 min 20 s)

Relive the launch of Desjardins Lab.

Text transcript of video - Launch of Desjardins Lab

Credit score

Added on April 21, 2015

Credit score (1 min 36 s)

How to have a good credit file and what are the repercussions of a bad credit file?

Text transcript of video - Credit score

The origin of money

Added on April 21, 2015

The origin of money (3 min 24 s)

Alex travels back in time to learn more about where money comes from and how it has evolved from 687 B.C. to today.

Text transcript of video - The origin of money

Debit card

Added on April 21, 2015

Debit card (1 min 56 s)

Alexis can't believe it. The withdrawals he made with his debit card yesterday at the Mountain Bike World Cup event cost him an extra $3 in user fees.

Text transcript of video - Debit card

How to make a budget

Added on April 21, 2015

How to make a budget (1 min 49 s)

When you draw up a budget, you have to keep track of your income and expenses. But how do you make a budget and set a realistic savings goal?

Text transcript of video - How to make a budget

Charly & Max Get Involved!

Added on June 19, 2014

Charly & Max Get Involved! (1 min 14 s)

An entertaining universe that helps children ages 6 to 11 manage their first dollars. It includes a web series, games, quizzes and much more. This is a Desjardins initiative.

Text transcript of video - Charly & Max Get Involved!

Charly and Max get involved

Added on December 11, 2013

Charly and Max get involved (0 min 51 s)

An entertaining universe that helps children ages 6 to 11 manage their first dollars. It includes a web series, games, quizzes and much more. This is a Desjardins initiative.

Text transcript of video - Charly and Max get involved

Where does money come from?

Added on November 21, 2013

Where does money come from? (1 min 38 s)

The flow of money is a cycle in which everyone plays a role.

Text transcript of video - Where does money come from?

Overconsumption

Added on November 21, 2013

Overconsumption (1 min 45 s)

Carlos learns to make informed consumption choices while grocery shopping with his mother.

Text transcript of video - Overconsumption

Payment methods

Added on November 21, 2013

Payment methods (1 min 50 s)

What's the difference between cash, debit card and credit card payments?

Text transcript of video - Payment methods

Protecting your identity

Added on November 21, 2013

Protecting your identity (1 min 15 s)

It's very important to protect personal information such as your name, address, email address and password, as they can be used to identify you.

Text transcript of video - Protecting your identity

Savings

Added on November 21, 2013

Savings (1 min 32 s)

Savings is money you put aside after all expenses are paid. It can be used to pay for things you dream about, like a comic book.

Text transcript of video - Savings

Supply and demand

Added on November 21, 2013

Supply and demand (1 min 21 s)

Factors that influence the prices of consumer goods.

Text transcript of video - Supply and demand

What is a cooperative?

Added on August 19, 2013

What is a cooperative? (1 min 45 s)

What is cooperation? It's working as a team and joining forces to accomplish more.

Text transcript of video - What is a cooperative?

Advertising

Added on August 19, 2013

Advertising (1 min 14 s)

Many ads make false promises. Could you recognize them?

Text transcript of video - Advertising

TeenZones: Supporting young people

Added on November 26, 2018

TeenZones: Supporting young people (1 min 32 s)

Meet Shannon, Jade, Erik and Radhika. They tell us just how YMCA TeenZone offers a safe environment where they can be themselves and develop their full potential. When you choose Desjardins, you’re supporting the YMCAs of Québec Foundation and helping thousands of young people thrive.

Text transcript of video - TeenZones: Supporting young people

TeenZones: Supporting young people

Added on November 26, 2018

TeenZones: Supporting young people (1 min 28 s)

Young people and facilitators take you into the TeenZone universe and tell you how important they are to them. When you choose Desjardins, you're supporting the YMCAs of Québec Foundation and that's also being committed to supporting youth.

Text transcript of video - TeenZones: Supporting young people

TeenZones and their facilitators

Added on November 26, 2018

TeenZones and their facilitators (1 min 19 s)

Listen to TeenZone facilitators Charlotte, Isabella and Michael tell you about the impact they have in the lives of young people. When you choose Desjardins, you’re supporting the YMCAs of Québec Foundation and that’s also being committed to supporting youth.

Text transcript of video - TeenZones and their facilitators

We're all committed to supporting youth - Forces AVENIR

Added on November 15, 2018

We're all committed to supporting youth - Forces AVENIR (0 min 30 s)

Recognizing the engagement of students like Elizabeth et Valerie, that's being committed to supporting youth.

Text transcript of video - We're all committed to supporting youth - Forces AVENIR

Eva participates in a project supported by Desjardins Foundation

Added on November 13, 2018

Eva participates in a project supported by Desjardins Foundation (0 min 30 s)

Every morning, Eva looks forward to meeting her friends to take care of chickens and collect eggs. The money from egg sales is used to finance reward activities. The educational project, set up by their teacher with the support of Desjardins Foundation, allows students to take responsibility and discover entrepreneurship. Choosing Desjardins means encouraging young people to learn.

Text transcript of video - Eva participates in a project supported by Desjardins Foundation

Frédérique, athlete and Quebec Games participant

Added on November 13, 2018

Frédérique, athlete and Quebec Games participant (0 min 30 s)

Determined to participate in the Quebec Games for a third time after major leg surgery, Frédérique quickly recovered. She wanted to give the best of herself and represent her region. Choosing Desjardins means supporting the Quebec Games and encouraging young people to excel.

Text transcript of video - Frédérique, athlete and Quebec Games participant

CFER Deux-Montagnes

Added on November 8, 2018

CFER Deux-Montagnes (0 min 30 s)

Giving Benjamin the tools he needs to succeed in the working world, that's being committed to supporting youth!

Text transcript of video - CFER Deux-Montagnes

Montreal Youth Shelter

Added on November 1, 2018

Montreal Youth Shelter (0 min 30 s)

Desjardins employees volunteer their time at the Montreal Youth Shelter. They lend a hand to make the day a bit brighter for young people. Young people are our future, and we have do everything we can so they can do more. By choosing Desjardins, you’re giving young people a hand up.

Text transcript of video - Montreal Youth Shelter

Portrait of Jordan, Amqui Haunted House

Added on October 31, 2018

Portrait of Jordan, Amqui Haunted House (0 min 30 s)

For 2 years, Jordan has been a regular at the Amqui Youth Centre with his little sister. Now that he’s 13, he loves to lend a hand and has been a big help preparing for Halloween. By choosing Desjardins, you help young people accomplish more.

Text transcript of video - Portrait of Jordan, Amqui Haunted House

Portrait of <span lang='fr'>Frédérique</span>, Labelle Youth Centre

Added on October 31, 2018

Portrait of Frédérique, Labelle Youth Centre (0 min 30 s)

Frédérique comes to the Labelle Youth Centre twice a week. It’s great for discovering new music and hanging out with friends. By choosing Desjardins, you give young people a chance to do what they love.

Text transcript of video - Portrait of Frédérique, Labelle Youth Centre

Fostering the growth of innovative businesses in Magog

Added on March 29, 2018

Fostering the growth of innovative businesses in Magog (1 min 15 s)

Magog Technopole's mission is to foster the growth of the area's Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector and green technologies in the city of Magog by developing a unique and receptive environment and by promoting that environment to companies with a view to encouraging them to set up business.

Text transcript of video - Fostering the growth of innovative businesses in Magog

Investing in regional pride of the Eastern Townships region

Added on March 29, 2018

Investing in regional pride of the Eastern Townships region (1 min 20 s)

Créateurs de saveurs Cantons-de-l'est is an identification mark for products from the Eastern Townships region. They help local companies with the promotional work and to sell their products to grocers, restaurants, food tourism and public markets.

Text transcript of video - Investing in regional pride of the Eastern Townships region

The Desjardins difference at <span lang='fr'>Cégep de Trois-Rivières</span>

Added on January 8, 2018

The Desjardins difference at Cégep de Trois-Rivières (1 min 44 s)

Thanks to their members, the Desjardins caisses in Trois-Rivières awarded a $100,000 grant to the Fondation du Cégep de Trois-Rivières for adaptive spaces where nearly 550 students a year come to learn, get support and succeed.

Text transcript of video - The Desjardins difference at Cégep de Trois-Rivières

Supporting sports in Valleyfield

Added on December 15, 2017

Supporting sports in Valleyfield (1 min 06 s)

CampiAgile is one of the largest centres for acrobatics training in Quebec. The club was established in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield 35 years ago, and offers classes in gymnastics and cheerleading. Desjardins donated $150,000 to CampiAgile to help them diversify their activities, so they can open their doors to even more young people.

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Supporting a distinguished festival in Rouyn-Noranda

Added on December 4, 2017

Supporting a distinguished festival in Rouyn-Noranda (1 min 08 s)

For 36 years, the Festival du Cinéma International has drawn big names from everywhere to Rouyn-Noranda. Supporting a festival that makes a difference in the regions. That's the Desjardins difference.

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Supporting local businesses in Chibougamau

Added on December 4, 2017

Supporting local businesses in Chibougamau (1 min 13 s)

Entreprises Alain Maltais is a family business that offers quality services to forestry and mining companies in Northern Quebec.

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An indoor playground for kids in Saint-Michel

Added on October 31, 2017

An indoor playground for kids in Saint-Michel (2 min 04 s)

Since 2015, the indoor playground in Saint-Michel has been providing families in the neighbourhood with a much-needed space for kids to play and stay active through the winter months. For many families in the neighbourhood, it’s their first winter in Quebec, so the indoor playground provides a safe, fun space where kids and parents alike can socialize and connect with others in the community.

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Innovative technology in St-Hyacinthe

Added on October 20, 2017

Innovative technology in St-Hyacinthe (1 min 06 s)

Québec Induction's ambition is to revolutionize the world of cooking by commercialising an induction hob placed directly in the kitchen cabinet, flush with the countertop. Desjardins's CRÉAVENIR program offered them a helping hand throughout the startup phase and provided financing that fits their needs and financial capabilities.

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Supporting Auberges du Cœur across Quebec

Added on October 17, 2017

Supporting Auberges du Cœur across Quebec (1 min 12 s)

Every year, Auberges du cœur helps 3,500 people between the ages of 12 and 30 overcome difficult situations. Working together to support them, that’s the Desjardins difference.

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Giving a helping hand to Patro community centres

Added on October 2, 2017

Giving a helping hand to Patro community centres (1 min 12 s)

Thanks to our members, Desjardins gave back $1 million to Quebec City area Patro community centres. Promoting youth wellness and development, that's the Desjardins difference.

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A university campus in Drummondville

Added on October 2, 2017

A university campus in Drummondville (0 min 55 s)

The Desjardins difference is also providing bikes to young people at Centre communautaire Bon Courage so they can take part in the Cyclodéfi cycling event in Lac Saint-Jean!

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Scholarships for Magdalen Islanders

Added on September 19, 2017

Scholarships for Magdalen Islanders (0 min 50 s)

Every year, dozens of young people from the Magdalen Islands receive bursaries to study off-island.

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A university campus in Drummondville

Added on May 19, 2017

A university campus in Drummondville (1 min 22 s)

The new UQTR campus in Drummondville gives local youth access to university training programs close to home.

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5 scholarship winners from Caisse Desjardins de Saint-Jérôme (in French only)

Added on February 23, 2017

5 scholarship winners from Caisse Desjardins de Saint-Jérôme (in French only) (3 min 13 s)

Here are the 5 Desjardins Foundation scholarship winners from Caisse Desjardins de Saint-Jérôme.

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Desjardins Foundation scholarship recipients (in French only)

Added on December 22, 2016

Desjardins Foundation scholarship recipients (in French only) (0 min 55 s)

Desjardins Foundation scholarship recipients talk about their ambitions and passions.

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My school, my family

Added on December 8, 2016

My school, my family (2 min 40 s)

The food co-op Aux goûts du monde helps newcomers in Drummondville integrate by providing the local community with access to diverse food products that are specific to their culture. Aux goûts du monde offers cooking classes, and is a grocery store and restaurant rolled into one. But more importantly, it's a place for cultural exchange and integration, made possible thanks to the support from Caisse de Drummondville and itsmembers.

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Hockey and economic spinoffs in Victoriaville

Added on November 1, 2016

Hockey and economic spinoffs in Victoriaville (1 min 22 s)

For the last 30 years, Tournoi Novice Desjardins de Victoriaville boosts economic activity in the region by hosting, every January, over 1,000 young hockey players along with their families and fans. It’s also a significant source of funding for the sport, since tournament profits are turned over the city to reduce registration fees for local hockey leagues.

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Making a business dream a reality

Added on November 1, 2016

Making a business dream a reality (1 min 42 s)

In Quebec, business transfers to the next generation of farmers is very real issue. Ann-Marie Jobin and her partner, Jean-Philip Leblanc, are part of a third of Quebec business owners who've opted for this option. Thanks to the CRÉAVENIR program, they became co-owners of the Bergerie Joblanc sheep farm. Located in Sainte-Sophie-de-Lévrard in Centre-du-Québec, their business specializes in the sale of reproductive ewes and processed lamb products.

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Supporting family businesses

Added on November 1, 2016

Supporting family businesses (1 min 39 s)

M3Béton formed after the discovery of Ductal, a unique type of top quality concrete that's not affected by freezing and thawing, giving it a distinct competitive advantage in Quebec. Led by very determined co-owner Claudia Croteau, the family business is specialized in the production of urban concrete furniture. The company benefited from the CRÉAVENIR program to support its growth.

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Together, we facilitate cultural integration

Added on October 13, 2016

Together, we facilitate cultural integration (2 min 31 s)

The food co-op Aux goûts du monde helps newcomers in Drummondville integrate by providing the local community with access to diverse food products that are specific to their culture. Aux goûts du monde offers cooking classes, and it is a grocery store and restaurant rolled into one. But more importantly, it is a place for cultural exchange and integration, made possible thanks to the support from Caisse de Drummondville and its members.

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Together, we reach out to street kids

Added on October 13, 2016

Together, we reach out to street kids (2 min 36 s)

Association pour les jeunes de la rue de Joliette reaches out to young people in the city in difficult situations and builds a relationship of trust with them. Each year, the association helps several hundreds of young people, with support from Caisse de Joliette and its members.

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Together, we give young people the tools they need to succeed

Added on October 13, 2016

Together, we give young people the tools they need to succeed (1 min 41 s)

The food co-op Aux goûts du monde helps newcomers in Drummondville integrate by providing the local community with access to diverse food products that are specific to their culture. Aux goûts du monde offers cooking classes, and is a grocery store and restaurant rolled into one. But more importantly, it's a place for cultural exchange and integration, made possible thanks to the support from Caisse de Drummondville and itsmembers.

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Together, we're helping homeless women

Added on May 18, 2016

Together, we're helping homeless women (1 min 57 s)

Herstreet provides shelter to troubled and homeless women. With Desjardins's support over the past 10 years, the organization has been able to pursue its mission to help women start over.

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Together, we create new adapted jobs in Sorel-Tracy

Added on March 9, 2016

Together, we create new adapted jobs in Sorel-Tracy (2 min 19 s)

The restaurant Les Saveurs du Marché allows young workers experiencing various problems to reintegrate the labor market. Through a partnership with la Colonie des Grèves de Contrecoeur, which helped the Caisse Desjardins Pierre-De Saurel, the restaurant has doubled its activities and number of employees.

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Together, we support those battling illness

Added on December 26, 2015

Together, we support those battling illness (2 min 16 s)

Service amical basse-ville de Québec provided medical transportation services to seniors and disabled people living alone and battling illness. Thanks to Caisse Desjardins du Centre-ville de Québec, the organization now has a third vehicle and can help people it previously turned away because it lacked the resources.

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Together, we fight against the solitude of the elderly

Added on December 26, 2015

Together, we fight against the solitude of the elderly (2 min 44 s)

The Centre d’action bénévole de Granby helps seniors stay in touch with their loved ones by providing access to tablets and the Skype app. This service is increasingly popular and wouldn’t have been possible without Desjardins’s help.

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Together, we help disadvantaged youth regain their confidence

Added on December 26, 2015

Together, we help disadvantaged youth regain their confidence (2 min 21 s)

Each year, École La Ruche students in difficulty have the opportunity to get their lives back on track and join the Caisse Desjardins Persévérance team for the Grand Défi Pierre Lavoie.

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Together, we take care of the new generation in Maskinongé

Added on December 26, 2015

Together, we take care of the new generation in Maskinongé (2 min 14 s)

Pierre-Philippe Foucher describes how a prize-winning financial plan helped him start Les Petits Bâtisseurs, a cooperative which is more than just a daycare centre.

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Together, we help the Gaspé people to work where they live

Added on September 22, 2015

Together, we help the Gaspé people to work where they live (2 min 03 s)

André Preston, Director of the Desjardins Group Student Advisory Centre, Dave Dupuis, an employee, and Dave's wife Vanessa Gagnon, talk about how the centre brought new energy to the region and to their lives.

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Together, we give a helping hand to new arrivals

Added on September 22, 2015

Together, we give a helping hand to new arrivals (2 min 14 s)

Justiniano Vasquez, originally from Venezuela and a Quebec resident for 12 years, started his own cleaning and disinfection business to make a technical and social contribution to Quebec society.

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Together, we unite the people of Baie-Saint-Paul

Added on September 22, 2015

Together, we unite the people of Baie-Saint-Paul (2 min 09 s)

Clément Turgeon, General Manager and Artistic Director of Le Festif! de Baie-Saint-Paul, describes how Desjardins helped launch the festival, which was originally created to fight against the rural exodus of the younger generation.

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Together, we provide a safe environment for those who need it most

Added on September 22, 2015

Together, we provide a safe environment for those who need it most (2 min 10 s)

France Desjardins, Director of La Maison du Père, explains how the in-house cheque cashing service provided by the Caisse du Quartier-Latin de Montréal works to help social reintegration.

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