Interactive 85th Anniversary Logo
Click on each element in the logo to learn about what it reprensents
Brissette is a statue of a cow in Caisse’s community of La Broquerie.
Caisse was founded by Monsignor Arthur Benoit and 29 members of the community with the support of Abbot Adélard Couture, the founding father of the financial co-operative movement in Manitoba.
In 2020, Caisse implemented their SMS service, allowing members to text their Caisse representative any question they may have.
In 1990, Caisse launched its Télé-caisse system, allowing members to access their personal or business accounts over the phone 24/7.
This card represents Caisse’s debit and credit cards.
This represents the flat, Manitoban prairie skyline, familiar to us all.
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is a prominent landmark near Caisse’s Provencher branch and head office in Winnipeg.
Poplico, the chipmunk, was Caisse’s reigning mascot from 1993 to the 2000s.
There is a statue of a pipe in Caisse’s community of St. Claude. Fun fact, this is the World’s Largest Tobacco Pipe. It’s 19 feet long, 5 feet high, and weighs just over 400 pounds.
This represents the hexagon in Caisse's logo.
The meaning behind the icon:
- The Francophone Community is identified by the circumflex accent above the hexagon.
- The Security Provided by a Financial Institution is represented by the circumflex accent above the building that is protecting a coin (money).
- The Caisse Financial Group Network is identified by the stripes that traverse the hexagon. They represent an active and progressive financial network.
- The Regional Aspect of Manitoba is identified by the colour blue which portrays the vast blue sky of the Manitoba prairies.
- The Three-Dimensional Hexagon represents the past, the present and the future of Caisse Financial Group in Manitoba.
The envelope represents the statements sent out each month, although Caisse is very proud to report 46% less paper statements sent monthly in 2021 compared to 2019.
The building, wheat and suitcase represent small, large and agricultural businesses that Caisse services.
This snowshoe represents Caisse’s long-standing partnership with Festival du Voyageur, the largest winter festival in Western Canada, celebrating French-Canadian, Metis and Indigenous culture.
The province in which each Caisse branch is located.
This represents each employee who creates great member experiences, keeping member retention high.
The base of our financial cooperative is of course money, the Canadian dollar.
Métis people represent the second largest racial demographic of our members, after Caucasian, according to a recent study.
The Red, Assiniboine, Seine and many other rivers flow through Manitoba, connecting our communities.
The Caisse GREEN Fund helps support local projects that have a positive impact on the environment and help combat climate change.
Each year, Caisse awards 24 bursaries to school students from Francophone, Anglophone and Immersion schools across the province for a total of $12,000.
In 2012, Caisse unveiled the CaisseMobile, a car decorated with Caisse’s corporate look, to travel through Caisse communities for festivals, community parties and other local events. It is shown here going over the Provencher bridge near the corporate office.
In 1997, Caisse launched its first website. By the end of 2001, members were able to start accessing information on their accounts online.
This key represents home ownership made possible through Caisse mortgages. Our rates are VERY competitive!
Built in 2011, Caisse’s corporate office has four floors with multiple sectors, including; our Provencher branch, C Finance, ComAg, Commercial Credit, and Télé-pop.
There is a statue of a horse in Caisse’s community of St. François Xavier
This represents Caisse’s flexible and completive rates.
This represents signing on a new account, a mortgage, etc.
This represents the Franco-Manitoban community that Caisse is rooted in, and its continual push to offer bilingual services to its membership.
The blue balloon is an unofficial symbol of Caisse, spotted at festivals, our annual Caisse Day and more, and has put a smile on hundreds (if not thousands) of children's faces!
Today, Caisse has evolved to a full-service, billion-dollar bilingual financial institution with 19 branch locations in Manitoba and over 35,000 members.
Caisse was founded in St. Malo with 29 members and $96.85 in assets.
Caisse Financial Group celebrates 85 years of service to its members and communities.
Our 85th anniversary marks a milestone for the Caisse. This longevity is a symbol of our members’ loyalty and an expression of the trust they have granted us through the years.
This important step is made possible by the collaboration with our long-standing business and community partners. This complicity allows us to better serve our members and communities and embodies our cooperative values.
And this anniversary is the opportune moment to highlight the contribution of all our employees and Board members, past and present, who, by their professionalism and their commitment, have strengthened the image of Caisse and contributed to its success.
Established in St. Malo, Manitoba, in 1937 with 29 members and $96.85 in assets, Caisse Financial Group was the first officially registered financial co-operative in Manitoba. Today, we have evolved to a full-service, billion-dollar bilingual financial institution with 19 branch locations in Manitoba and over 35,000 members. Read more in About Us.
Stay tuned, we will be celebrating throughout the year with contests and community events!
Caisse 85 Beer
It is with great excitement that we unveil our latest beloved project; the Caisse 85 beer!
In order to continue celebrating Caisse’s 85th anniversary, we are partnering up with Nonsuch Brewing Co, to label a limited-edition of their RASPBERRY SOUR.
This special Caisse 85 beer will mainly be sold during the summer of 2022 on one of Winnipeg’s most beautiful patios, le Patio 340 presented by Caisse Financial Group. For every beer sold, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Centre Flavie for their summer garden project.
The official launch of our Caisse 85 beer was on Thursday, July 7, 2022, at Patio 340.