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First Credit Union News:

June 22, 2022

FREE eTransfers as of July 1st!

Sending and receiving money by e-transfer is fast, safe, and as of July 1st FREE for all members! Read more. 


June 6, 2022

Member Alert: Change to Internet Banking Password Security

Members who access online banking through the Union Bay login portal (above) will be required to update their password as of June 5, 2022. The reason for this change is to enhance online banking security. One of the common ways that hackers break into computers is by guessing passwords. A complex password allows you to better protect your account. Thank you for your patience. Read more. 


May 30, 2022

Upcoming Changes to Profit Share

In 2022, we will change how we share profits with members. Currently, profits are shared through various means, including community investment, scholarships, enhancements to member products & services, and profit share rebates. We believe that the money currently allocated to profit share could have a more significant impact if applied to enhancing member benefits. With that in mind, 2022 will be the final year for the profit share rebate. Read more.


May 18, 2022

Coming soon - New branch hours!

As of July 4th, there will be new operating hours at some First Credit Union branches. Changes include increased access to branch services at our Vancouver Island locations with more branches open Monday to Friday. Read more.


A better way to bank..

Credit unions have a set of co-operative principles and values that guide our actions. Honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring of others are the ethical values that keep us focused on positively impacting our members, employees and communities. First Credit Union is local through and through, but we are also part of a global co-operative movement. Join us, and millions of other people, as we work to create a more equitable, sustainable and resilient world.

Key Benefits of Membership

We can meet all your banking needs - and we know your name
Your investments and involvement help create sustainable, resilient communities
You have access to a bigger-than-most-banks network of surcharge-free ATMs

Everyday Banking

First offers a full-suite of accounts and services to take care of your money in easy, cost-effective ways that work for you. Whether you want online banking or to connect with someone from our team, we're here.



You know where you want to be. Together we can help you get you there. Your First Credit Union membership gives you access to financial experts who will help you reach your goals.



We're here to listen and help you get started with your unique plan or life-long dream. When you're a First Credit Union member, we'll build a customized lending solution together, one strategic decision at a time.



We're responsive and dedicated to your business's success. Our business specialists have autonomy and can make quick decisions. They'll provide personalized service, whatever your business banking needs or company size.


Wealth Management

Together we’ll create a personal financial blueprint designed to achieve your short-term and long-term goals. When life changes, your priorities can too. Our investment advice takes life’s highs and lows  into consideration. We’ll be there to help every step of the way.


Knowledge Center

Here you'll find the educational resources and tools you need to increase your financial literacy. We also offer activities for members that benefit our thriving, vibrant communities. It's always a win-win.

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Our Blog

You won't just see us at the credit union; we live in the communities we serve and we work to make them better. Interested in how we are doing this? Check out our blog where we share local social impact stories and more about how where you bank makes a difference.