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a cooperative depository financial institution whose members can obtain loans from their combined savings

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Joseph Turmel, de la Federation des caisses populaires Desjardins, va d'ailleurs jusqu'a comparer les ouvriers d'alors a la cigale, << frivole, vaine, folatre meme >>, de la fable de Jean de La Fontaine (21).
Le financement octroye par les cooperatives de credit, notamment les caisses populaires, varie beaucoup d'une province a l'autre, le Quebec arrivant en tete des provinces canadiennes dans les prets consentis aux entreprises par ces institutions financieres.
Federation des Caisses Desjardins du Quebec consists of 671 Caisses Populaires (akin to credit unions) across the province and a federated central organization consisting of 5.16 million members with assets of $85.3 billion (Federation des Caisses Desjardins du Quebec, 2003).
Au moment ou les caisses populaires commencent a se multiplier dans les petites villes et les villages du Quebec, a Montreal meme, la communaute juive tout entiere se mobilise pour se doter elle aussi d'outils de promotion economique.
Today, the country's 1,404 credit unions and affiliated caisses populaires have combined assets of more than $141 billion.
LEVIS -- The Desjardin Group of caisses populaires, credit unions, contributed $31 million in sponsorships, grants and study grants in 2001, according to the company's annual report.
On y parle meme des debuts du mouvement cooperatif et de l'etablissement des Caisses populaires dans la region.
See Gary Caldwell, "Evolution du pouvoir dans le mouvement des Caisses Populaires: technocrates et notables dans le meme lit, sous la couverture de la morale cooperative, pendant que les intellectuels ferment les yeux," in La transformation du pouvoir au Quebec, Quebec: Editions Albert Saint Martin, 1980; or consult "Regroupement des victimes des Caisses populaires inc." (Internet: http//pages.infinit.net/victdesj/letbaril.htm).
The authors draw a distinction between older forms of the social economy, such as banks, credit unions (caisses populaires), agricultural co-ops, and the new forms that have developed in the past 25 years.
Ronald Rudin's study of the Caisses Populaires of Quebec from its founding in 1900 until 1945 illustrates the struggle for social change in Quebec.
Other winners included Jean-Marc Spencer who has lead the tremendous growth of Desjardins Caisses Populaires in Northern Ontario, the Sudbury Theatre Centre which as provided Sudbury with extraordinary artist leadership for 40 years now, and the Rotary Club of [dagger] Sudbury which as been looking after people and projects for more than 86 years.
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