About Us

As one of Canada's largest credit unions, Westminster Savings is dedicated to providing full financial services to the residents of Metro Vancouver.

About Us

At Westminster Savings, we exist to serve the needs of our customers and help advise, empower and enable them so they can achieve their most important goals, however large or small they may be.

Our purpose

To be the financial partner of choice for busy families and growing small businesses in our communities so they can achieve their most important goals.


Working with us is never just a "yes" or "no" situation because we know that life and business aren't like that either. So we provide great tools, products and information so our customers can move forward confidently.

Our vision

Enriching the lives of our customers.


Enriching people's lives is a vision we collectively pursue every day by looking beyond accounts, rates, products and services to ensure we continuously deliver real and tangible value to our customers.

Our core values

  • Integrity: We act with honesty and respect
  • Caring: We learn and understand the unique needs of our customers, employees and community
  • Innovation: We seek to simplify and improve on what we do every day
  • Teamwork: We collaborate and work together to achieve excellence
  • Accountability: We take responsibility for our actions and delivering results

We help our customers achieve a better balance in life by helping them achieve a better balance financially.

More about us

Learn more about what who we are and what we're doing in our communities.

More about what we do

We have the right product & services for your personal or business needs.

Fast Facts

Fast Facts

Established: October 19, 1944
Members: 56,000
Assets: $4 billion
Subsidiaries: WS Leasing Ltd. (vehicle leasing), Mercado Capital Corporation (equipment leasing), Westminster Savings Financial Planning Ltd.
Charitable Foundation: Westminster Savings Foundation (assets: $9.0 million)
Head Office: Surrey, B.C.
Employees: 408
Branches: 15 branches, located in Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, Cloverdale, South Vancouver, Surrey, Langley and White Rock, plus one Commercial Services branch
Member Service Centre: 604-517-0100
On the Internet: www.wscu.com
ATMs: 23, all located at our branches (find an atm)
President and CEO: Gavin Toy
Board Chair: Darlene Hyde

(Current as of November 16, 2017)

Corporate News

2017 Press Releases

September 14, 2017 - Westminster Savings applauds the Government of British Columbia’s decision to restore the small business tax credit for credit unions that was announced in the September 11 B.C. budget update.
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August 24, 2017 - Westminster Savings Credit Union (Westminster Savings) welcomes the federal government’s recent decision to review Bank Act restrictions around the use of the terms bank, banker and banking by credit unions as part of its ongoing review of the federal financial services framework.
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July 26, 2017 - Westminster Savings Credit Union supports consultation with the current B.C. government to restore the small business tax credit for credit unions – together with B.C. credit unions, Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade.
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July 13, 2017 - Westminster Savings answers Red Cross BC Fires Appeal with a donation and match of funds. Funding will assist individuals and families displaced by the fires
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July 10, 2017 - Westminster Savings opens new branch in River District in South Vancouver
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June 15, 2017 - Westminster Savings was thrilled to receive the Surrey Mayor’s Art Award in the category of Philanthropy recently.
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June 12, 2017 - Westminster Savings is pleased to announce the appointment of Terrence J. (TJ) Schmaltz as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications.
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June 6, 2017 - Westminster Savings Credit Union (Westminster Savings) is hosting a community event on Saturday, June 10, to celebrate the opening of its new Grandview Central branch.
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May 23, 2017 - Westminster Savings announces new board chair and vice chair Read more


May 15, 2017 - Westminster Savings Opens New Branch at Grandview Central in South Surrey Read more


April 5, 2017 - Westminster Savings Credit Union (Westminster Savings) today reported another year of solid financial performance. Read more


March 9, 2017 - Westminster Savings welcomes the recent decision by the Government of British Columbia to allow electronic loan disclosure statements. Read more


February 21, 2017 - Collaboration with Arts Umbrella results in a striking art installation for the Westminster Savings Corporate Centre Read more


February 15, 2017 - Grand Opening celebration of Westminster Savings’ new Central City location Read more


February 7, 2017 - Westminster Savings taking on title sponsorship of Polar Plunge and supporting programs to help change lives through sport Read more


January 25, 2017 - Westminster Savings Supports Province's Decision to Pause Tax Rate Increase Read more


January 5, 2017 - Westminster Savings set to open new branch at Central City Shopping Centre in Surrey Read more


Click here to see all of our past press releases.

Corporate Reports & Official Notices

Official call for director nominations

Official call for director nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2018 election of directors. Read the Call for director nominations for 2018 for more information and details on how to obtain a nomination package.


This year, we have transitioned to online versions of our corporate reports to help reduce our environmental footprint. You can view the reports in pdf format by clicking on the links below. If you experience any difficulty in accessing the reports, please email connect@wscu.com or call us at 604-517-0100 or 1-877-506-0100.

2016 Annual Report

2016 Interactive Annual Report | 2016 Annual Report

Read the interactive Westminster Savings Annual Report for a detailed account of the initiatives undertaken by the credit union in 2016.


2016 Management Discussion and Analysis

2016 Management Discussion and Analysis

Read the Westminster Savings Management Discussion and Analysis for a detailed account of the financial, administrative and management initiatives undertaken by the credit union in 2016, and to view the audited consolidated financial statements.


2016 Governance Report

2016 Governance Report

The Corporate Governance Report provides commentary on our governance structure, policies and practices, and activities undertaken in 2016.


2016 Foundation Report

2016 Westminster Savings Foundation Report

Westminster Savings has been continuing its efforts to make the communities where we live and work better places for everyone. Read about our efforts in the Westminster Savings Foundation Report.

 

In Our Communities

Project Better Balance helps provide greater access to arts and active living in our communities.

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Career Opportunities

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