Press Releases and Announcements

2014

2014 Press Releases

February 24, 2014- Westminster Savings is pleased to announce it is partnering with its trade area municipalities to continue its program of funding free monthly swims. Read more


2013

2013 Press Releases

November 7, 2013 - Westminster Savings has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Employers once again in a survey by Aon Hewitt, a global human resources consulting firm. Being named on the prestigious 'Best 50' list, where employee engagement is the driving factor, is a true testament to Westminster Savings’ team of passionate and dedicated employees. Come and meet our team and let them help you achieve better balance, both financially and in life. Read more


October 16, 2013 - The New Westminster Chamber of Commerce has been working to develop a Downtown New Westminster Fire Relief Fund to assist the businesses that have been affected by the fire last week. In partnership with Westminster Savings, an account has been opened into which any funds raised or donated can be deposited. Read more


October 1, 2013 - The Westminster Savings Board of Directors Nomination Committee is asking for your assistance in identifying potential candidates for the 2014 Director Election. Written nominations must be received by 12:00pm on December 30, 2013. Read more


August 26, 2013 - Westminster Savings Credit Union appoints new Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications Read more


June 28, 2013 - Six B.C. credit unions have joined forces to provide $245,000 through the Canadian Red Cross to assist with flood relief and rebuilding efforts in neighbouring Alberta. Read more


May 13, 2013 - Families and children benefit from hydrotherapy pool grant via Project Better Balance Read more


May 1, 2013 - Westminster Savings reports solid financial results in 2012 Read more


April 16, 2013 - Westminster Savings’ President and CEO Gavin Toy is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Falconer as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Read more


April 15, 2013 - Westminster Savings is introducing a free new service – Deposit Anywhere™ – that allows customers to deposit cheques securely using the camera on their iPhone, iPad or iPod from wherever they may be. Westminster Savings is the first financial institution in Canada to launch this type of service. Read more


2012

2012 Press Releases

October 26, 2012 - The Board of Westminster Savings is pleased to announce the appointment of Gavin Toy as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Toy was most recently Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Westminster Savings and its subsidiaries. Read more


October 24, 2012 - The Westminster Savings Board of Directors Nomination Committee is asking for your assistance in identifying potential candidates for the 2013 Director Election. Written nominations must be received by 12:00 pm on December 28, 2012. Read more


October 18, 2012 - Westminster Savings has been named one of Canada's 50 Best Employers in a survey by Aon Hewitt. Being named on the prestigious 'Best 50' list, is a true testament to Westminster Savings' team of passionate and dedicated employees. Read more


September 19, 2012 - Work has begun on the installation of Maple Ridge's newest public art project in front of Westminster Savings at the corner of 224 Street and Lougheed Highway. Read more


September 18, 2012 - In July, 2012, the Westminster Savings Board of Directors sent members official notice of two Special Resolutions. Read more


July 16, 2012 - The Westminster Savings Board of Directors is asking members for approval on two Special Resolutions that involve changes to the credit union rules and a change to the authorization for director remuneration. Read more.


June 21, 2012 - Westminster Savings Credit Union announces the retirement of President and CEO Barry Forbes. Read more


June 1, 2012 - Westminster Savings Credit Union is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has elected Bill Brown as Chair and Darlene Hyde as Vice Chair. Read more


April 25, 2012 - Westminster Savings Credit Union continued its history of solid financial performance in 2011, despite continuing challenging economic and market conditions. The credit union's assets reached $2.13 billion, up 2.5% from $2.08 billion last year. Net income after tax was $11.7 million, which is down slightly from $12.3 million in 2010, while retained earnings topped $131.7 million, up 5.7% from 2010. Read more


January 10, 2012 - The Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Arts Council is pleased to announce the receipt of a $20,000 grant from Westminster Savings that will provide valuable support for those who might not otherwise be able to access arts programs and live performances in their community. Read more

2011

2011 Press Releases

June 20, 2011 - KidSport and Westminster Savings are joining forces to provide more children in the lower mainland with opportunities to be active and get involved in organized sport. Read more

April 29, 2011 - Westminster Savings Credit Union reports solid financial results in 2010 Read more

January 17, 2011 - Westminster Savings Kicks Off New Year with New Downtown Maple Ridge Branch Read more

 

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