Fast Facts

About Atlantic Credit Unions*

As of March 31, 2014:

  • Total amount of system assets:  $4.37 Billion
  • Total number of credit unions:  54
  • Total points of service:  ~178
  • Total number of members:  318,437
  • Total number of FT and PT employees:  1,579

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 5.3 million Canadians
  • Ranked among Canada’s largest financial service providers, with combined assets in excess of $160.9 billion.
  • For the ninth consecutive year, Canadians ranked credit unions first in overall Customer Service Excellence, among all financial institutions, surpassing all Canadian banks in Synovate Canada’s annual Best Banking Awards. Credit unions again took sole honours in Values My Business and Branch Service Excellence. Credit unions tied for first among all financial institutions for Financial Planning and Advice, Mobile Banking Excellence, Automated Telephone Banking Excellence, and Live Agent Telephone Banking Excellence.
  • 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.