Fast Facts

About Atlantic Credit Unions*

As of March 31, 2019:

  • Total amount of system assets:  Almost $5.7 Billion
  • Total number of credit unions:  48
  • Total points of service:  167
  • Total number of members:  303,721
  • 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

65,742

$1,113,617,000

Newfoundland and Labrador

8

42,606

$657,817,000

Nova Scotia

24

146,318

$2,758,758,000

Prince Edward Island

7

49,055

$1,165,956,000

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.
  • Credit unions received nine awards in the 2018 Ipsos Best Banking Awards, recognized in the following categories:
    • First for Customer Service Excellence (14th consecutive year);
    • First for Branch Service Excellence (14th consecutive year);
    • First for Values My Business (11th consecutive year);
    • First for Online Banking Excellence (4th consecutive year; 1st in 2018 and tied last three years);
    • Winner (tied) for Live Agent Telephone Banking Excellence (6th year);
    • Winner (tied) for Mobile Banking Excellence (4th time, 3rd consecutive year);
    • Winner (tied) for Financial Planning and Advice (11th consecutive year);
    •  Winner (tied) for ATM Banking Excellence; and
    • Winner (tied) for Automated Telephone Banking Excellence (6th 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 2018 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.