News & Events

October Newsletter

Our October issue of Northern Highlights is now available. Read it now >

Do not accept Interac e-Transfers from the CRA

Fake Interac e-transfers, claiming to be from CRA, are being sent via email/text to some to people in our communities. Please do not accept these. CRA will never send an Interac e-transfer. The CRA has some great information to help protect you against fraud, check it out here >

Equifax Breach

Equifax Inc., a credit reporting agency in Canada, the United States and United Kingdom has reported a cybersecurity breach of customer files. Equifax has confirmed that credit files from the United States have been accessed. While the bulk of the accounts affected are in the US, some Canadian files may have also been involved.

You can take steps to protect your information by obtaining a copy of your credit report from Equifax Canada and checking it for any abnormalities.  Learn more>

Cybersecurity Recommendations - Keeping your computer safe from ransomware attacks

Organizations and individuals across the globe have been experiencing the impact of a new type of cybersecurity attack known as ransomware. Ransomware is a new form of exploiting security vulnerabilities in which computers’ files are locked and controlled by an external program. The attackers demand a ransom fee to regain access and control of your computer files. Learn more >