Financial workshops

From basic budgeting to financial planning and savings, get the knowledge you need to help you make good decisions.

Community events

Vancity is proud to host and support local community workshops and events.


Vancity branches will be offering community shred-a-thons to help prevent people from becoming victims of identity theft and lighten our footprint on the environment.

Upcoming Events


Nov 2 - 3

Archive Consignment Warehouse Sale

Date: Friday November 2 – Saturday November 3

Time: Various times

Location: Werklab Inc

290-1275 Venables St, Vancouver ( Google map )

Cost to attend:

Free or $10 for Early Access Pass

Optional Early Access Tickets:

Join the first-annual ARCHIVE consignment warehouse sale and help Vancouver create a sustainable system for apparel. Show your Vancity MEMBER CARD® debit card or enviroTM Visa and receive 10% off your purchase.

Vancity is a proud sponsor of this event.

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Nov 7 and Nov 14

Vancity Workshop: Financial Series

Date: Part one: Wednesday, November 7; Part 2: Wednesday, November 14

Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: Lynn Valley North Vancouver District Public Library

1277 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver ( Google map )

Cost to attend:

Free, focused for a teenaged audience


Register here

We’re celebrating Financial Literacy Month with a special program for teens and young adults, presented by Vancity Credit Union. Join us at the library to learn more about personal finances!

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Nov 10

FRAFCA’s 3rd Annual Fundraising Gala

Date: Saturday, November 10

Time: 5:00 pm

Location: Aria Banquet Hall

12350 Patullo Pl ( Google map )

Cost to attend:



Many youth struggle with the transition into adulthood on their own, currently there are very few options for them to receive the help they need. Providing a supportive home, space and services can be life changing. Together we can make this goal a reality!

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Nov 14

Newcomer Networking Event

Date: Wednesday, November 14

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: Vancity Richmond community branch

100-5900 No. 3 Road, Richmond ( Google map )

Cost to attend:



Please call 604.877.7263 and speak with branch staff for more information.

If you're new to Canada, we’re here to help. This event is held in partnership with local community partners who will be available to speak about their services.

Please call 604.877.7263 and speak with branch staff for more information.

Nov 15

Will and Estate Planning Seminar

Date: Thursday, November 15

Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Location: Vancity Pinetree community branch

2991 Lougheed Hwy #20, Coquitlam ( Google map )

Cost to attend:



By Tuesday, November 13. Contact Danielle Schofield at 604.877.7183

Join the Pinetree community branch for a free seminar on estate planning considerations. Guest Speaker: Linda Dear, Estate Planning Consultant, Vancity

At this seminar we'll discuss: Executors - Choosing an Executor, Why Corporate executors/trustees, Executor Fees, Probate Fees - What Why/ When, and Joint ownership – the Good the Bad and the Ugly

Please RSVP by Tuesday, November 13th. Call Danielle Schofield at 604.877.7183 to reserve your seat.

Nov 16

We For She: Creating an Equal Future

Date: Friday, November 16

Time: 8:00 am – 3:15 pm

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre – West, Exhibition Hall B

1055 Canada Place, Vancouver ( Google map )

Cost to attend:

$259 (Members), $299 (Non-Members), $99 (Post-Secondary Students); bulk pricing also available


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WE FOR SHE will be one of North America's largest gatherings of change-makers, influencers, business leaders, and young women collaborating to advance equality. Our goal is to grow the Canadian economy by championing gender diversity in leadership as a business imperative.

Vancity is proud to be a Gold sponsor of WE FOR SHE

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Nov 17

Small Housing Summit

Date: Saturday, November 17

Time: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

Location: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

1088 Burrard St ( Google map )

Cost to attend:



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On November 17, 2018, join the change at the Small Housing Summit in Vancouver. The first of its kind in Canada, this one-day conference goes beyond talk by doing small housing in BC—gathering top innovators and leading minds to explore the opportunities around smaller forms as a tool for urban growth. Join us as we make small change, big.

Vancity will have a trade show booth and Ryan Mckinley will be speaking on behalf of Vancity on a panel session and also featured in the conference video.

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Nov 18 - 20

BCNPHA Housing Central Conference

Date: Sunday, November 18 – Tuesday, November 20

Time: Varies from day-to-day

Location: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver ( Google map )

Cost to attend:



It’s that time of year again, for the 2018 Housing Central Conference. It’s the largest affordable housing conference in Canada – and be immersed in three days of learning, networking and celebrating the successes of our sector. We’ll be bringing together a diverse mix of educators and leaders in the sector to welcome housing stakeholders from throughout BC and across the country to build on the momentum of the past year.

As the must-attend forum on affordable housing, the Housing Central Conference will be an unmatched opportunity to discuss the latest developments in our sector, from unique municipal initiatives to new provincial funding and the National Housing Strategy.

Vancity is a premier sponsor of this event, including the exclusive sponsor of the evening gala, Sector Supper.

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Nov 28

Fraud Prevention Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 28

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Location: Vancity Maillardville community branch

969 Brunette Ave, Coquitlam ( Google map )

Cost to attend:


Join the Maillardville community branch to discuss fraud prevention and protecting your identity.

To RSVP please call 604.877.2513 or email

Nov 28

Pacific Autism Family Network’s LAUNCH Holiday Luncheon

Date: Wednesday, November 28

Time: 11:30am – 2:00pm

Location: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver

39 Smithe St, Vancouver ( Google map )

Cost to attend:

$1750 for a table of 10; $175 for a ticket


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Proudly presented by Parq Vancouver and The Bennett Family Foundation, the LAUNCH Holiday Luncheon will see the stunning Parq Grand Ballroom transformed into a festive setting for 1000+ community/business leaders & families supporting Pacific Autism Family Network.

Pacific Autism endeavors to develop strategic partnerships with organizations that share our values of inclusion, collaboration and community investment. By participating in LAUNCH, you are aligning yourself with other leaders in our community. This unique event is Pacific Autism’s signature event and 100% of the proceeds will benefit individuals and families living with autism and intellectual disabilities across British Columbia.

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Financial seminars

Vancity offers a variety of financial workshops and seminars in the community to help our members from understanding basic banking to building a business plan for your venture.