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@Vancity (banking) Buzz in this week's issue of the @GeorgiaStraight

Every week our friends at The Georgia Straight provide us with a preview of what you’ll see on - and in – their paper that week.

Every week our friends at The Georgia Straight provide us with a preview of what you’ll see on - and in – their paper that week. They are the source for lifestyle and entertainment in our city and along with their robust online presence they've always released a print edition, distributed everywhere each Thursday. This week, as it's Christmas, their publishing schedule is a little bit different and you might see copies of the paper as early as this evening.

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This issue is their 2,456th and on the cover this week is Banking on Values. Vancity president and CEO Tamara Vrooman is part of a global movement to redefine the role of financial institutions in the 21st century.

They’ve also got a package of articles on Personal Finance HERE.

Here are some links to stories highlighted on the cover:

- Vancity's values-based banking brings CEO Tamara Vrooman in contact with global icons by Charlie Smith

- Brandy Liên Worrall's What Doesn’t Kill Us links cancer to war by Gail Johnson

- Competing ideas for Riverview balance mental-health care with community living by Travis Lupick

- Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival brings the sounds of surprise by Alexander Varty

- How to eat healthy on a budget by Gail Johnson

And their 2015 Golden Plates ballot is now live and ready for your votes. Have your say HERE!

Pick up a copy of the Straight when you see it!