Category Archives: Commitment to Community

2017 Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Voluntarism

It is with great excitement that Telpay announces that our founder, William H. Loewen, has been named a recipient of the 2017 Governor General’s Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Voluntarism in the Performing Arts.

Mr. Loewen receives the award in recognition of his 30-plus years of dedication to the arts in Winnipeg, particularly with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra where the foundation that he and wife Shirley began has donated over $1 million; but his support of the famed organization goes far beyond financial contributions. Bill has also been a volunteer with the Symphony for over 40 years.

More than anything, we have valued his advice, his friendship, and his genuine love for symphonic music,” WSO Executive Director Trudy Schroeder wrote in a guest blog on the Telpay website. Continue reading

Telpay Leadership Award 2015

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Photo courtesy of CPA Manitoba and Martin Lussier Photography.

Travis Toet is the worthy recipient of the Telpay Leadership Award 2015. The award recognizes the candidate in the graduating class, who demonstrated significant leadership in the Strategic Leadership Program, along with exhibiting the professional behaviours, ethics and attitudes of a CMA. Continue reading

Telpay Rocks for Charity

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Band members Lisa Shaw, Craig Adams, Jack Slawik and Alvin Kaskie

On Friday, March 20, Telpay & Direct Deposits made their inaugural debut at the 11th Annual Winn$tock Battle of the Financial Industry Bands for Charity. The sold out event was held at Cowboys Roadhouse in Winnipeg.  Over 700 people attended to hear bands compete from Investors Group, Great West Life, Manitoba Public Insurance, Manitoba Finance and Telpay. The event raised over $108,000 for the Movement Centre, a United Way agency committed to improving the physical health of children and adults with physical disabilities. Way to rock n’ roll Telpay for a great cause.

Telpay Gets Dirty

facebookOn Thursday, September 18, Telpay hosted the first annual Telpay for Trees Event at FortWhyte Alive in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Partnering with Tree Canada through their Partners In Planting Program, the event was in support National Tree Day. A country wide celebration for all Canadians to appreciate the benefits that trees provide us, that include clean air, wildlife habitat, beauty and connecting with nature. Continue reading

Golfing with a Hockey Legend

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On September 11, the 2nd Annual La Classique Caisse Golf Tournament took place at Maplewood Golf Course in Saint-Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba. This year’s celebrity golfer was Yvon Cournoyer of the Montréal Canadiens Alumni, Hockey Hall of Fame inductee and 10-time Stanley Cup winner.

Telpay was a sponsor of the golf tournament. Golfing for Telpay were Jason Olson, Sean Camara, Eric Bayer and Lisa Shaw. As well, Kristin Macaulay and Cheryl Mains spent the day at Telpay’s booth serving refreshing sangria, cucumber water along with our delicious Telpay cookies from Cake-ology.

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Telpay Celebrates National Tree Day

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At Telpay, we take pride in creating a healthy environment for the community that we work, live and play in. As part of our environmental program, we are thrilled to support National Tree Day that will take place on September 22. National Tree Day is a country wide celebration for all Canadians to appreciate the great benefits that trees provide us – clean air, wildlife habitat, reducing energy demand and connecting with nature. Continue reading

Helping New Canadians Adapt with Momentum Centre

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Sukhjinder and Hardik with the Telpay Management Team

Can you imagine moving to Canada, when English is your second or third language, you don’t know the customs or have any idea what Winnipeg winters are really like? Well that is exactly what Sukhjinder Toor and Hardik Patel faced, when they immigrated to Canada. Continue reading