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July 4, 2024 Vancity announces new Indigenous Advisory Committee
June 26, 2024 Vancity recognized as one of Canada's Best Corporate Citizens
June 13, 2024 Statement on Organizational Changes at Vancity
May 7, 2024 Three directors elected to Vancity Credit Union Board
Mar 7, 2024 Vancity releases 2023 financial results
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
Oct 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 05, 2019 REPORT: BC leads efforts to reduce, recycle waste, but targets remain elusive

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