​A little help from your friends at First.

We offer accounts with no monthly fees to our youngest members. For anyone aged 0 - 18 or students up to 25 enrolled in full-time post-secondary education, we're here to get you started on a positive financial path.

Near or far, we've got you.

Manage your money easily whether you're staying close to home or heading off to school in a new city. Choose from one of our chequing or savings accounts, or for free e-transfers, upgrade to our unlimited e-Plan account with a $5.00 discount off the regular monthly administration fee.

Student account highlights

  •  No monthly administration fee
  •  Unlimited transactions (withdrawals, deposits, POS, utility bills) 
  •  Free credit union ATM withdrawals across Canada 
  •  $0.50 e-transfers

We're here to make banking worry-free and can help you with budgeting and building healthy savings habits. We're proud to offer scholarships as well.


First ChequingFirst SavingsPower Saver
InterestNoYesYes
Monthly FeeFreeFreeFree
Free Monthly Transaction LimitUnlimitedUnlimited1
After Limit Reached:


DepositFreeFreeFree
Transfer Out
FreeFree$5.00
WithdrawalFreeFree$5.00
Cheque | point-of-sale | pre-auth debit | CU ATMFreeFreeN/A
Bill PaymentFreeFreeN/A
INTERAC® E-Transfer: Send/Request$0.50$0.50N/A

*In addition to account fees, members may incur other miscellaneous fees.

Continuing your education? We offer scholarships.