News

March 26, 2021

Canada Emergency Business Account: Application Period Extended

The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) application period has been extended until June 30, 2021. CEBA provides support for businesses due to the impact of COVID-19. Login to online banking to complete the application. More information here.


March 17th, 2021

COVID-19: Updates & Member Safety

To support our members to do their banking remotely, First Credit Union waived all e-transfer fees for members from March 19, 2020 to March 31, 2021. All fees will return to normal as of April 1, 2021.


February 1, 2021

First Credit Union & Union Bay Merger

Union Bay Credit Union and First Credit Union are proposing a merger. Learn about this exciting proposal. More information here.


January 4, 2021

CEBA Program: Expansion is now available.

The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) expansion is now available. Deadline for application is March 31, 2021. More information here.


March 17th, 2021

COVID-19: Updates & Member Safety

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19 we are encouraging our members to do less in our physical branches and to take advantage of our mobile, online & telephone banking. We are here to help you. If you would like to talk to someone, please call your local branch or our toll free line at 1-800-393-6733. Read the latest update from our CEO here.

Remember it's important to stay diligent. Cybercriminals have been using the COVID-19 pandemic to launch phishing attacks and various other scams. Watch out for associated scams. Find out more about fraud protection here.

Member Financial Relief

The Canada Emergency Business Account is an option if you're a business member in need of emergency support due to the impact of COVID-19. The application is available through our online banking portal (not through the mobile app). To apply for CEBA, login to online banking and complete the application.

To support our members to do their banking remotely, First Credit Union waived all e-transfer fees for members from March 19, 2020 to March 31, 2021. All fees will return to normal as of April 1, 2021.

Our Payment Deferral Program is designed to support members and help you focus on what matters most—your health and your family. If you think you’ll be unable to make an upcoming loan/mortgage payment, please reach out to your local branch before you miss the payment. We’ll discuss your options and come up with a plan that works for your financial situation.

For members with a Collabria credit card, Collabria has financial supports in place. Visit Collabria's website for more information.

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