Events

Check Out Our Upcoming Events

We regularly hosts events and webinars related to financial advice. If you’re looking to learn about a specific topic, check our upcoming events or explore our previously recorded events below.

Youth Summer Events

This summer our branches are hosting a variety of events in our communities. Know anyone under age 18? They are invited to start banking with Libro and open a new Libro youth chequing or savings account during our Summer Savings Spectacular promotion. Libro knows the importance of saving money and wants to help youth start as early as possible. Please share with friends and family who might like to take advantage of this promotion.
Learn more about our Youth Summer Savings Spectacular promotion!

Sarnia: July 15 – 19, 9-5pm

Join us at the Sarnia branch during the week of July 15-19th for a Bill the Duck party. Enjoy games, giveaways and treats!
Location: 1315 Exmouth St. Sarnia, ON.

Kitchener: August 15 – 11am-2pm

Join us and Bill the Duck at the Kitchener City Hall splash pad for an afternoon of summer fun! There will be games and activities to enjoy and freezies to keep you cool.
Location: 200 King St W, Kitchener, ON

Owner Representative Online Information Session

If you love Libro, care about your community, and want to influence decision making that positively impacts our business and the communities we serve, we invite you to join our virtual information session to learn about becoming an Owner Representative at Libro Credit Union.

Libro’s Owner Representatives serve on Regional Councils and carry the vote of our Owners at a ratio of one Owner Representative per 1,000 Owners. They are Libro ambassadors who are highly informed on governance, strategic and community-based initiatives that support our local communities.

You’re invited to join our virtual information session to learn about governance at Libro and how you can make a difference in your community as a Libro Owner Representative. To register please email: governance@libro.ca

Tuesday, July 23 from 6:30pm to 8pm.
Note: Registration closes on July 19 at 12pm.

To learn more about our award-winning governance structure, and Owner Representative eligibility criteria visit: Owner Representatives – At Libro Your Voice Is Heard | Libro CU

Woodstock Anniversary Party!

Tuesday. August 16 – 11am-2pm

Our Woodstock branch is turning 5! Join us on August 16, from 11am – 2pm for an afternoon of games, prizes, giveaways and food.
Location: Libro Branch Woodstock, 383 Norwich Ave, Woodstock ON.

 

Old East Village Anniversary Party!

Saturday, September 7 – 11am-2pm

Our OEV branch is celebrating 5 years. Enjoy an afternoon filled with fun activities, prizes and giveaways! Food available for purchase from our favourite food truck The Pierogi Queen.
Location: 874 Dundas St. London ON.

Check out our past events

Cottage and Cabin Succession Planning

For parents and children alike, the family cottage or cabin is more than mere bricks and mortar. It’s a place full of emotion, which is why planning for its succession is as much art as it is science.

Join us for a free webinar with two session times available on Wednesday, June 12 where tax and estate expert of Aviso Wealth, Doug Carroll, will talk about safeguarding your family’s wealth, understanding the significance of succession planning, and navigating potential interpersonal, tax, and legal obstacles.

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Recording expires: August 9, 2024

Non-Registered Investing: Building Wealth Beyond RRSPs 

Non-Registered Investing: Building Wealth Beyond RRSPs 

Nearly half of your investment returns might vanish due to taxes.  

Join us for a free webinar at 12pm on April 23 where Libro’s VP of Wealth, Paul McQueen, and tax expert of Aviso Wealth, Doug Carroll, will help you understand the tax distinctions between registered and non-registered investment accounts and the types of income earned through them, empowering you to retain more of that income for your benefit.  

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Year End Tax Tips

Year End Tax Tips

If you’re seeking tax saving opportunities, relevant to both the time of year and the stage in your life, join us for a 60-minute webinar with tax expert Doug Carroll with Aviso Wealth. Doug will share 23 tax tips for you to consider before year-end that will help keep your finances on track in 2024.

Here is a resource from the event:

Year-end tax tips 2023

 

We are proud to host this special event in partnership with Aviso Wealth.

Principled Tax-Sheltered Savings: Leverage the best savings option with RRSPs, TFSAs, & FHSAs

Principled Tax-Sheltered Savings: Leverage the best savings option with RRSPs, TFSAs, & FHSAs

Tuesday, November 7, 2023  from: 12pm-1pm

Since its introduction in 2009, the TFSA has proven itself a powerful tool for bettering our financial lives. However, when it comes to retirement savings, the RRSP should be the default choice for most of us. And, what about this new First Home Savings Account, or FHSA?  
 
Join us for a free webinar from 12pm-1pm on Tuesday, November 7th where Libro’s VP of Wealth, Paul McQueen and tax expert of Aviso Wealth Inc. Doug Carroll will help you understand the differences in these accounts, and some important things to consider to help you decide what’s best for you. 

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Here is a list of resources from the event:

RRSP – Registered Retirement Savings Plan

RRSP or TFSA

TFSA – Tax-Free Savings Account

Life insurance strategies for your business

Entrepreneurial Risk Management: Life insurance strategies for your business

True entrepreneurs embrace risk. They assess it, manage it and overcome it. But none of us are infallible, nor invincible. That’s why life insurance is such an important tool to protect the family and assure business continuity. More than that, it can open up business financing, and offer tax advantages unlike any other financial tool.

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Disability Income Support Webinar

Disability Income Support Webinar

Navigating the complexities of disability income support can be confusing for many. Whether you, a family member or a friend has a disability, it is important to understand the abundance of available resources and options – especially those designed to relieve the financial obligations and expenses.

To help guide you toward a deeper understanding of these solutions, we invite you to join us for a conversation featuring Doug Carroll, resident tax expert at Aviso Wealth Inc. In his talk, Doug will outline the advantages offered through valuable programs like the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) and explain the structure and benefits of contributing to a disability-focused, tax-saving vehicle such as the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP).

Here is a list of resources from the event:

RDSP – Registered Disability Savings Plan 

Disability Income Support 

Libro’s Annual Grants – Information Session Webinar 2024

Libro’s Annual Grants Information Session

July 9, 1-1:30pm

Applications for Libro’s Annual Grants program are open! Join this information session to learn about how your organization can apply. Libro will invest $310,000 to fund initiatives that are focused in the areas of financial resilience, employment, local food accessibility and housing. Join us to learn more and ask questions!

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Spousal Income Splitting Webinar

Spousal Income Splitting Webinar

People choose to be together for love, but the tax system also has its say in the relationship.

Libro’s VP of Wealth, Paul McQueen and tax expert of Aviso Wealth Inc. Doug Carroll will help you understand how taxes affect you, and how you and your spouse can work around and within the rules to get the best possible tax result, particularly when it comes to managing investment income.

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Here is a list of resources from the event:

Estate Planning and Estate Doing

Estate Planning and Estate Doing

September 14, 2022

Estate planning gets to the heart of why you take care of yourself, your family and your wealth – and that’s why you need to include it in your financial plans. Many people put it off, which can be risky for both you and the people you care about. With a positive mindset and more knowledge on the process you can turn it into a reaffirming experience. This free webinar is hosted by Libro’s VP of Wealth, Paul McQueen, with guest speaker Doug Carroll, Tax & Estate Specialist, of Aviso Wealth Inc*.

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Here is a list of resources from the event:

Retirement Income Strategies Webinar

Retirement Income Strategies Webinar

June 14, 2022

How to Successfully Move from Saving to Spending.

One of the most important financial decision points is about switching modes from building retirement savings to drawing from them. We’ll review five categories of wealth savings and the range of individual sources, tax features and age guidelines within each.

We’ll also look at how to prioritize the drawdown order among those sources, driven by individual lifestyle intentions.

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Here is a list of resources from the event:

Aviso Wealth Inc. ('Aviso') is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aviso Wealth LP, which in turn is owned 50% by Desjardins Financial Holding Inc. and 50% by a limited partnership owned by the five Provincial Credit Union Centrals and The CUMIS Group Limited. The following entities are subsidiaries of Aviso: Aviso Financial Inc. (including divisions Aviso Wealth, Qtrade Direct Investing, Qtrade Guided Portfolios, Aviso Correspondent Partners), Aviso Insurance Inc., Credential Insurance Services Inc. and Northwest & Ethical Investments L.P.