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.
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.
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.
|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: $9.1 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)
2016 Press Releases
October 27, 2016 - Westminster Savings announces major partnerships totalling $675,000 in support of sports and arts programming. Read more
July 19, 2016 - Westminster Savings Credit Union is thrilled to announce that it has moved into its Corporate Centre in the Central City Office Tower at Suite 1900 – 13450 102 Avenue in the heart of Surrey. Read more
June 1, 2016 - Westminster Savings encourages parents to take advantage of a key program that can help the financial and educational well-being of their young children: the B.C. Training and Education Savings Grant. Read more
May 24, 2016 - People experiencing the early stages of memory loss due to dementia have been able to enjoy a fitness and social/activity program thanks in part to a $20,000 grant from the Westminster Savings Foundation. Read more
May 5, 2016 - Westminster Savings answers Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal with a donation and match of funds. Funding will assist individuals and families displaced by the fires Read more
April 14, 2016 - Westminster Savings Credit Union (Westminster Savings) today reported another year of solid financial performance. Read more
March 23, 2016 - March is Fraud Prevention Month, and Westminster Savings urges members and consumers who perform online financial transactions to be vigilant and protect themselves against financial fraud. Read more
March 9, 2016 - Westminster Savings' Member Service Centre (MSC) celebrated its one millionth call last week – a fantastic milestone according to President and CEO Gavin Toy. Read more
January 18, 2016 - Previously under-served families with young children in South Vancouver's Fraserlands area will be able to access support in 2016 through a drop-in program, thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Westminster Savings Foundation. Read more
January 14, 2016 - When it comes to saving money, are you a safe-spender, an improvisor or an optimist? Westminster Savings Credit Union is offering a "What's your SAVEonality" quiz to help Canadians find out. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 604-517-0100 or 1-877-506-0100.
Read the interactive Westminster Savings Annual Report for a detailed account of the initiatives undertaken by the credit union in 2015.
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 2015, and to view the audited consolidated financial statements.
The Corporate Governance Report provides commentary on our governance structure, policies and practices, and activities undertaken in 2015.
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.