As one of Canada's largest credit unions, Westminster Savings is dedicated to providing full financial services to the residents of Metro Vancouver..
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.
Westminster Savings exists to advise, empower and enable customers to 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.
People working together to enrich the lives of our customers.
- We will reinvent what it means to be a truly valued financial partner
- We will earn the right to be our customer's number-one choice
- We will create truly personalized financial solutions and celebrated customer experiences
- We will create advocates by exceeding the individual expectations of each customer
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 fairness
- Caring: We consider the needs of our customers, employees and community
- Innovation: We seek to improve on what we do every day
- Teamwork: We work together to achieve common goals
- Passion for Excellence: We strive for the highest level of both personal and team achievement
We help our customers achieve a better balance in life by helping them achieve a better balance financially.
|Established:||October 19, 1944|
|Subsidiaries:||WS Leasing Ltd. (vehicle leasing), Mercado Capital Corporation (equipment leasing), Westminster Savings Financial Planning Ltd.|
|Charitable Foundation:||Westminster Savings Foundation (assets: $9.2 million)|
|Head Office:||New Westminster, B.C.|
|Branches:||12 branches, located in Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, Cloverdale, Surrey, Langley and White Rock, plus one Commercial Services branch|
|Member Service Centre:||604-517-0100|
|On the Internet:||www.wscu.com|
|ATMs:||21, all located at our branches (find an atm)|
|President and CEO:||Gavin Toy|
|Board Chair:||Bill Brown|
(Current as of April 16, 2015)
2015 Press Releases
October 21, 2015 - Westminster Savings Credit Union (Westminster Savings) is pleased to announce that it will be opening a new corporate centre in Surrey at the Central City Office Tower at 10153 King George Boulevard. The new corporate centre, which is anticipated to open by the summer of 2016, will bring together those employees working at our administrative building (422 Sixth Street, New Westminster) and the current corporate centre (960 Quayside Drive, New Westminster). Read more
October 21, 2015 - More than 200 children and teens living with autism will have the opportunity to take part in high-quality, adapted soccer, skating and basketball programs thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Westminster Savings Foundation. Read more
October 7, 2015 - The Evergreen Cultural Centre is pleased to announce it has received a $3,600 grant from Westminster Savings to support the Art Gallery at Evergreen's (AGE) monthly Westminster Savings Family Days program. Read more
October 6, 2015 - Local Arts and Active Living Programs Will Get a Boost from Westminster Savings this Fall Read more
October 1, 2015 - Westminster Savings Credit Union (Westminster Savings) is pleased to announce Brian Rogers has joined as Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations and Chief Credit Officer. Read more
September 24, 2015 - Westminster Savings announced the results of its recent member vote on Special Resolution 2015-01 and Directors’ Election at its Annual General Meeting last night. Read more
June 8, 2015 - A group of New Westminster seniors is celebrating the start of summer this week with the kick-off of their Nordic walking season, thanks to a grant from the Westminster Savings Foundation. Read more
May 25, 2015 - Westminster Savings offers up to 40 disadvantaged Burnaby children the opportunity to attend an arts or active living summer camp. Read more
May 19, 2015 - Burnaby afterschool program uses art, acting and rock n' roll to help kids succeed. Read more
May 13, 2015 - Westminster Savings is pleased to announce it is sponsoring the Coquitlam Senior Adanac Lacrosse team (the Adanacs) for the upcoming 2015 season. Read more
April 30, 2015 - Westminster Savings is hoping to offer "the best field trip ever" to hundreds of inner city elementary school children this summer as well as spark a new generation of arts enthusiasts. Read more
April 29, 2015 - With many of Canada's big banks introducing increased charges on accounts and transactions, Westminster Savings is pleased to offer an alternative to higher fees with its Unlimited Family Plan, a package of convenient and valuable banking products, services and features. Read more
March 26, 2015 - Westminster Savings Credit Union (Westminster Savings) today reported another year of strong financial results despite a challenging operating environment. Read more
March 16, 2015 - Westminster Savings is very pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Oyhenart as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Strategy Officer. Read more
March 4, 2015 - Two innovative programs encouraging youth with cerebral palsy to enjoy artistic and physical expression have received a $5,000 grant from the Westminster Savings Foundation.Read more
February 25, 2015 - Budding young circus performers in the Tri-Cities will continue to have an opportunity to learn new "Big Top" skills, thanks in part to a $5,400 grant to ACCESS Outreach Society's ACRiX program from the Westminster Savings Foundation.Read more
February 18, 2015 - Westminster Savings Foundation donates $10,000 to Special Olympics British Columbia. Read more
February 13, 2015 - Employees and members help Westminster Savings choose charity recipients through their "Choose Your Charity Challenge". Read more
January 28, 2015 - Westminster Savings Credit Union and Prospera Credit Union Mutually Agree to Cease Merger Discussions - Read more
January 26, 2015 - A Boys and Girls Club of South Coast BC program in Langley that focuses on physical activities, nutritious snacks and a healthy cooking for children has received a $10,000 grant from Westminster Savings Credit Union (Westminster Savings). Read more
Click here to see all of our past press releases.
Corporate Reports & Official Notices
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 email@example.com or call us at 604-517-0100 or 1-877-506-0100.
Read the Westminster Savings Annual Report for a detailed account of the initiatives undertaken by the credit union in 2014.
Read the Westminster Savings Management Discussion and Analysis and Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for a detailed accounting of the financial, administrative and management initiatives undertaken by the credit union in 2014.
The Corporate Governance Report outlines the initiatives undertaken by Westminster Savings in 2014 to ensure that the management of the credit union is responsible, transparent and capable.
Westminster Savings has been working in 2014 to make the communities where we live and work better places for everyone. Read about those efforts in the Westminster Savings Foundation Report.