Fast Facts

About Atlantic Credit Unions*

As of March 31, 2017:

  • Total amount of system assets:  Over $5 Billion
  • Total number of credit unions:  49
  • Total points of service:  168
  • Total number of members:  305,465
  • Total number of FT and PT employees:  1,398

Atlantic Credit Unions – Provincial Statistics


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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 received a record number of nine awards in the 2016 Ipsos Best Banking Awards, which are presented annually. For the twelfth consecutive year, Canadians ranked credit unions first in overall Customer Service Excellence and Branch Service Excellence, among all financial institutions, surpassing all Canadian banks in Synovate Canada’s annual Best Banking Awards. Credit unions took honours in Values My Business, and also won awards for Products & Services Excellence, Financial Planning and Advice, ATM Banking Excellence, Online Banking Excellence, Live Agent Telephone Banking Excellence, Mobile Banking Excellence, and Automated Telephone Banking Excellence. To view more information on the 2016 Ipsos Best Banking Award Winners, click here.
  • 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.

* 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.