Fast Facts

About Atlantic Credit Unions*

As of June 30, 2019:

  • Total amount of system assets:  Almost $5.9 Billion
  • Total number of credit unions:  48
  • Total points of service:  167
  • Total number of members:  301,979
  • Total number of FT and PT employees:  1,364

Atlantic Credit Unions – Provincial Statistics

Province

No. of
Credit Unions

No. of
Members

Total
Assets

New Brunswick

9

64,681

$1,120,287,000

Newfoundland and Labrador

8

42,096

$679,464,000

Nova Scotia

24

146,341

$2,832,578,000

Prince Edward Island

7

48,861

$1,249,962,000

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 5.7 million Canadians
  • Ranked among Canada’s largest financial service providers, with combined assets of $225 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.
  • For the fifteenth consecutive year, Canada’s credit unions have won multiple awards in the Ipsos CSI Financial Services Excellence awards, being recognized in seven categories, four of them as the sole winner.  Particularly notable were the wins in “Customer Services Excellence” and “Values My Business” categories.  Credit unions were recognized in the following categories:
    • Sole Winner for Customer Service Excellence;
    • Sole Winner for Branch Service Excellence;
    • Sole Winner for Values My Business;
    • Sole Winner for Live Agent Telephone Banking Excellence;
    • Winner for Online Banking Excellence;
    • Winner for Financial Planning and Advice;
    • Winner for Automated Telephone Banking Excellence.

To view more information on the 2019 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.