Fast Facts

About Atlantic Credit Unions*

As of June 30, 2017:

  • Total amount of system assets:  Over $5 Billion
  • Total number of credit unions:  49
  • Total points of service:  168
  • Total number of members:  304,545
  • Total number of FT and PT employees:  1,398

Atlantic Credit Unions – Provincial Statistics

Province

No. of
Credit Unions

No. of
Members

Total
Assets

New Brunswick

10

65,925

$1,013,188,000

Newfoundland and Labrador

8

43,204

$637,752,000

Nova Scotia

24

145,851

$2,502,335,000

Prince Edward Island

7

49,565

$1,080,887,000

Credit Union Firsts

  • Open Mortgages
  • Online Banking
  • Full Service ATM Network
  • Personal Lines of Credit
  • Ethical Funds Investments
  • Mobile Text Banking

About Canadian Credit Unions

  • Canada’s largest group of financial institutions, serving over 5.6 million Canadians
  • Ranked among Canada’s largest financial service providers, with combined assets of almost $196 billion.
  • Credit unions are locally owned, managed and staffed with a primary responsibility to invest profits in the communities they serve.
  • In many communities, credit unions are the only financial institution.
  • Credit unions received eight awards in the 2017 Ipsos Best Banking Awards, recognized in the following categories:
    • First for Customer Service Excellence (13th consecutive year);
    • First for Branch Service Excellence (13th consecutive year);
    • First for Values My Business (10th consecutive year);
    • Winner (tied) for Live Agent Telephone Banking Excellence (fifth year);
    • Winner (tied) for Mobile Banking Excellence (third time, second consecutive year);
    • Winner (tied) for Financial Planning and Advice (10th consecutive year);
    • Winner (tied) for Online Banking Excellence (third consecutive year); and
    • Winner (tied) for Automated Telephone Banking Excellence (fifth consecutive year [Note: prior to 2013, there was a single Award for total Telephone Banking, which the credit union system shared each year from 2008 to 2012]).

To view more information on the 2016 Ipsos Best Banking Award Winners, click here.

* The facts on this page do not include the Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union, which is not a member credit union of Atlantic Central, but is affiliated with Central 1, located in Ontario.