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Vancity at a glance

Vancity is Canada's largest community credit union, a financial co-operative that operates within the territories of the Coast Salish and Kwakwaka’wakw people. We are a member-owned, community-based, full-service financial institution with more than 50 branches in Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Victoria, Squamish, and Alert Bay. Our head office is situated on the territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations in Vancouver, British Columbia (BC).

Our subsidiaries include pioneers in sustainable investing, Vancity Investment Management Ltd. (VCIM), and the federally regulated B-Corp bank, Vancity Community Investment Bank (VCIB).

We use our assets to improve the financial well-being of our members while helping to develop healthy communities that are socially, economically and environmentally sustainable.

By the Numbers

Members: 570,000+
Assets plus assets under administration: $35.5 billion
Assets: $28.8 billion
Branches: 50+
Employees: 2,690
Shared Success: Since 1994, $440 million in profit has been shared with members and communities.
Founded In: 1946 by 14 Vancouverites who established the Vancouver City Savings Credit Union that allowed any resident of the city to join.

The Vancity Difference

  • Vancity was founded in 1946 to provide financial services to people from all walks of life.
  • Vancity offers financial products and services for individuals, businesses and not-for-profit organizations, including daily banking, investments, mortgages, loans, and credit cards.
  • Vancity is a co-operative, which means we are owned by our members and democratically governed on the basis of one member, one vote.
  • Vancity is committed to values-based banking and is a long-standing member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values.
  • Vancity shares 30 per cent of its net profits with members and communities—we've shared more than $440 million with members and communities through Shared Success since 1994.
  • Vancity employs approximately 2,700 people and has been repeatedly recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.
  • Vancity is one of the largest private-sector Living Wage employers in Canada.
  • Vancity's innovative approach to serving the financial needs of its members and the community has led to a number of firsts among Canadian financial institutions and was the first financial institution to become carbon neutral.
  • Vancity was the first Canadian financial institution to join the Net-Zero Banking Alliance, showcasing our commitment to building a clean and fair world and underscoring our ambition to reach net-zero by 2040 across all our mortgages and loans.

We're proud of our many firsts, milestones and differentiators.

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