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Media releases

Jan 8, 2024
Vancity announces Wellington Holbrook as President and CEO

Nov 23, 2023
Vancity report spotlights spending on food

Nov 20, 2023
Vancity giving $1M in grants for 25 climate initiatives

Oct 2, 2023
Corporate Knights names Vancity top Sustainable Financial Institution

Sep 21, 2023
VCIM releases Shareholder Advocacy Report

Sep 7, 2023
Vancity recognized as Best Financial Institution, Best Credit Union and Top 3 Best Local Employer for Vancouver

May 31, 2023
Vancity appoints Nez Aquino as Interim Chief Executive Officer

May 9, 2023
Vancity members elect one returning candidate and two new faces to Board of Directors

May 8, 2023
Vancity announces strong 2022 financial results

April 25, 2023
Christine Bergeron stepping down as Vancity Group President and CEO

March 31, 2023
Vancity Investment Management pushes big banks to divulge their CEO-to-worker pay ratio

March 6, 2023
Vancity announces new Chief Technology and Information Officer

February 1, 2023
A credit card to look forward to in 2023

January 11, 2023
Rita Parikh appointed chair of Vancity’s Board of Directors

October 19, 2022
Vancity Announces Another First: A credit card that counts your carbon footprint

September 27, 2022
Vancity Proud to Announce Commitment to the Progressive Aboriginal Relations Program

August 23, 2022
Vancity supports Reconciliation in Action in new TV series Bears’ Lair

June 29, 2022
Vancity Announces 2025 Financed Emission Reduction Targets

June 14, 2022
Vancity launches free Home Energy Advice service with City Green Solutions

June 9, 2022
Vancity launches Retrofit Program for Non-Profit Affordable Housing Providers

June 3, 2022
Vancity and community partners rally to support displaced Ukrainians

May 19, 2022
Vancity announces Andrea Harris as VP of Impact Strategy

May 9, 2022
Statement on a new pension plan for Vancity employees

May 5, 2022
Kristen Rivers, Rita Parikh, Patrick Nangle, and Joel DeYoung elected to Vancity’s Board of Directors

April 21, 2022
Vancity Announces 2021 Financial Results

April 4, 2022
Vancity Encourages Members to Vote in Board of Directors Election

April 1, 2022
Vancity announces Gurpreet Jhaj as VP of Marketing

February 25, 2022
Vancity waives wire transfer fees to Ukraine and dedicates financial support for humanitarian relief

January 19, 2022
Genesa Greening Appointed CEO of Vancity Community Foundation

November 1, 2021
Vancity launches new enviro™ Visa Business card with $0 annual fee

October 21, 2021
Vancity announces Janelle Aaker as Chief Equity and People Officer

July 5, 2021
"Load up on Local": Vancity Visa* cardholders earn 50% more Vancity Rewards™ points for shopping local

June 30, 2021
Vancity recognized as one of Canada's Best Corporate Citizens

June 24, 2021
Vancity discloses GHG emissions of its loans and investments

May 31, 2021
Applications now open for the Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund

May 10, 2021
Vancity to open a new branch at UBC

May 3, 2021
Maegen Giltrow, Bill Chan, Juvarya Veltkamp, and Patrick Nangle elected to Vancity’s Board of Directors

April 21, 2021
Vancity Joins Global Net-Zero Banking Alliance as Founding Signatory

April 8, 2021
Vancity announces 2020 financial results

March 4, 2021
Vancity announces Jonathan Fowlie as Chief External Relations Officer

February 12, 2021
Vancity announces Dave Perri as Chief Member Services Officer

January 18, 2021
Christine Bergeron appointed President and CEO of Vancity

January 07, 2021
Vancity sets ambitious climate commitments with aim to achieve net-zero by 2040

December 07, 2020
Younger Canadians have highest levels of optimism for a better future

December 07, 2020
Canada’s Main Streets and Small Businesses Face Extreme Uncertainty According to New Research Study

December 02, 2020
Vancity Board appoints Patrick Nangle as Interim Director

September 22, 2020
Canadians Say Economy Needs to Change

September 17, 2020
Vancity, Hua Foundation and Bảo Vệ Collective launch Translated Aid Resources for people and businesses facing barriers to government COVID-19 supports

September 09, 2020
Vancity partners with the Government of Canada on the country’s first-ever Black Entrepreneurship Program

June 22, 2020
Vancity and Women’s Enterprise Centre launch Unity Women Entrepreneurs Program to support women entrepreneurs impacted by COVID-19

June 10, 2020
Vancity names Christine Bergeron as Interim Chief Executive Officer

June 03, 2020
Vancity announces 2020 Board election results

May 13, 2020
Tamara Vrooman stepping down as Vancity President and CEO

April 29, 2020
Vancity announces 2019 financial results

April 20, 2020
Vancity launches Unity Pivot Business Loan for small businesses who need to adapt due to COVID-19

April 8, 2020
Vancity cuts credit card interest rates to 0% for those facing financial difficulty from COVID-19

April 6, 2020
Vancity board election and annual general meeting rescheduled

March 22, 2020
Vancity announces Unity Term Deposit to support those most impacted by COVID-19

March 20, 2020
Vancity and Vancouver Foundation Launch Community Response Fund

March 18, 2020
Vancity to defer mortgage payments for up to six months for members impacted by COVID-19

March 9, 2020
Vancity joins the UN’s Collective Commitment to Climate Action and Principles for Responsible Banking

November 13, 2019
New Vancity enviro™ Visa Infinite cards offer more points for sustainable transportation, buying locally

November 7, 2019
Vancity to acquire leading fintech platform

October 17, 2019
Vancity implements Period Promise Policy

June 26, 2019
REPORT: B.C. immigrants earn less, see their work credentials devalued, surveys and census data demonstrate

June 19, 2019
Vancity announces program to sponsor refugee families

April 24, 2019
Sharma, Parikh and DeYoung elected to Vancity’s Board of Directors

April 15, 2019
BC Co-operative Association appoints new executive director

April 1, 2019
Vancity encourages members to vote in board election

March 7, 2019
Canada’s largest community credit union’s assets increase by more than $1 billion

March 5, 2019
Global banking leaders commit to align their carbon footprint with Paris Agreement

February 27, 2019
The Rick Hansen Foundation announces Vancity as the first financial institution to receive 'Accessibility Certified Gold' rating.

February 19, 2019
SURVEY: Half of B.C. immigrants say they do not find jobs matching their training, skills and experience

February 14, 2019
Vancity hosts global summit to chart a radically new future for banking

February 04, 2019
REPORT: BC leads efforts to reduce, recycle waste, but targets remain elusive


Additional news

September 29, 2023
Vancity sets Financial Health & Inclusion Target

April 21, 2023
Statement re BC General Employees' Union Petition

March 9, 2022
Juvarya Veltkamp stepping down from Vancity Board of Directors

November 19, 2021
Vancity Humanitarian Fund supports BC flood relief efforts

October 18, 2021
Vancity Squamish Insurance Selected as Finalist for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility in the Insurance Business Canada Awards 2021

July 16, 2021
Vancity supports Canadian Red Cross wildfire relief efforts

February 19, 2021
Statement on becoming an inclusive and anti-racist organization

September 18, 2020
Statement on the Proposed Sale of MEC

September 23, 2019
Vancity invites members to join Global Climate Strike activities; creates climate-focused internship

June 10, 2019
Vancity supporting a new community rent bank initiative

May 31, 2019
Tamara Vrooman recognized with province’s highest honour

November 29, 2018
Online banking service outage update

October 23, 2018
Canada Post mail delivery disruptions

August 23, 2018
Vancity supports wildfire relief efforts through donation matching program

April 5, 2018
Vancity cancels live Facebook Q&A with candidates for Board of Directors

March 1, 2018
Tamara Vrooman appointed chair of Rick Hansen Foundation

July 24, 2017
Vancity, the PNE and The Binners’ Project team up to take on trash

July 12, 2017
Supporting BC wildfire relief efforts

June 6, 2017
We’re Canada’s top corporate citizen again this year

May 23, 2017
Refunds for Pemberton festival ticketholders

March 27, 2017
Vancity releases six-month update to business plan