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About Us

Partnering to achieve success and build a better community.

Formerly known as Unity & District Savings and Credit Union Limited, Unity Credit Union was founded in 1941 with 54 members and an asset base of $52.00.  Today, Unity Credit Union has grown to over 4500 members and is the 13th largest credit union in Saskatchewan.

Unity Credit Union remains commited and proud to serve Unity and the surrounding communities where its members reside.  As a financial co-operative, our members are both owners and stakeholders, and have the opportunity to voice their opinion.  As elected Board of Directors, our members help monitor and contribute their business expertise to enhance the service and operations of our financial institution.  Together, we work towards ensuring the highest quality service for our members.

OUR HISTORY

80 YEARS OF BUILDING BETTER COMMUNITIES IN
​AND AROUND UNITY, SASKATCHEWAN

1941: Incorporated on August 28, 1941 as Unity & District Savings and Credit Union Limited   |  First loan granted for $30  |  Assets were $52 with 54 members 

1968: Constructed a new building  |  Introduced Term Deposits  | Assets  $3.3 million |  Loans $2.7 million

1980: Amalgamated with Tramping Lake Credit Union  |  Assets $18.7 million  |  Loans  $10.8 million

1982: Building addition  |  Installed first ATM  |  Assets $27.7 million  |  Loans  $15.8 million

1992: Introduced MasterCard credit cards  |  Assets $56 million |  Loans $32 million 

1998: Major building renovation  |  Assets $77 million  |  Loans $51 million

2000: Introduced MemberDirect® Internet Online Banking

2001: Became a full-service financial institution  |  Assets $83 million  |  Loans $54 million

2006: Largest patronage payout at $700,000  |  Assets $108 million  |  Loans $73 million

2008: Introduced Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs)

2010: Introduced CHIP cards

2011: Pledged $250,000 to the new community pool project  |  Assets $159 million  |  Loans $121 million

2013: Introduced Interac e-Transfer®  |  Assets $185 million  |  Loans $144 million

2015: Introduced Interac® Flash cards  |  Introduced our Unity Credit Union Mobile App

2016: Celebrated our 75th Anniversary  | Assets $230 million  | Loans $175 million

2020: Major building renovation and expansion

2021: 80 Years serving Unity and area!

Read more about what we do:

​IPSOS Best Banking Award​

For the sixteenth year in a row, Canada's Credit Unions have won several CSI Financial Service Excellence Awards.  We're here to serve you, and "We'll always be there."

Our 2020 Annual Report

We held our virtual AGM on March 23, 2021.  Read the accompanying Annual Report to learn more about our success in 2020.

READ THE REPORT

​CU in the Community

Our commitment to our community is what sets us apart from other financial institutions.  Read about our latest sponsorships, donations, and volunteer activities.

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