Press Releases and Announcements

2019

2019 Press Releases

Friday, November 29, 2019 Westminster Savings donates $5,000 to Surrey Christmas Bureau
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Thursday, November 21, 2019 Westminster Savings and Prospera members vote overwhelmingly in favour of merger
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Thursday, October 17, 2019 Prospera and Westminster Savings leadership teams partner with OceanWise for White Rock Shoreline cleanup
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Thursday, September 19, 2019 Prospera and Westminster Savings receive FICOM regulatory consent for proposed merger
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Westminster Savings team rappels down high-rise tower and raises $20K for Easter Seals
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Thursday, September 12, 2019 Westminster Savings super hero team stepping off high-rise tower to raise funds.
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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Westminster Savings Credit Union has made the 2019 list of Best Workplaces™ in Financial Services and Insurance.
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Friday, July 5, 2019 Who says Westminster Savings is a Great Place to Work? Staff at Westminster Savings, that’s who.
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Thursday, May 29, 2019 Westminster Savings is sponsoring a team to participate in the Marathon of Sport.
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Thursday, May 2, 2019 Westminster Savings Credit Union is proud to announce that board member Emmet McGrath has been recognized with the Credit Union Foundation of BC’s Distinguished Service Award.
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March 26, 2019 To help youth become more money-savvy, Westminster Savings Credit Union (WSCU) has partnered with Empower a Youth, a program to give youth understanding of real-life financial situations through mentorship, leadership and financial literacy.
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February 22, 2019 Westminster Savings Credit Union returns as presenting sponsor of the 2019 Polar Plunge.
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2018

2018 Press Releases

December 10, 2018 Christmas is full of spending temptations, but smart planning and spending decisions in December. Pro tips on how to spend less during the holiday season.
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November 23, 2018 Donation is part of credit union’s core purpose and a way of observing Giving Tuesday.
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November 16, 2018 Arts Umbrella kids paint a legacy with every brush stroke.
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October 29, 2018 Money sometimes a barrier that keeps kids out of sport - local foundation support helps New Westminster football player shine.
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October 18, 2018 Canada’s credit unions basking in glow of service excellence award on International Credit Union Day
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October 01, 2018 Westminster Savings Foundation reaches $4 million milestone in grants to community groups.
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August 29, 2018 A donation of $10,000 to the Canadian Red Cross has been made by Westminster Savings Credit Union (Westminster Savings) to help assist those impacted by the devastating B.C. wildfires.
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July 24, 2018 Westminster Savings Credit Union (Westminster Savings) is proud to be a community partner of Special Olympics BC and is excited to cheer on six local athletes ahead of the 2018 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games.
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May 14, 2018 The Westminster Savings Board of Directors elected a new chair at its recent meeting on May 8, 2018.
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May 2, 2018 Westminster Savings’ Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications, TJ Schmaltz, has been welcomed into the greater constellation of Fellow Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (FCPHR).
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April 18, 2018 Westminster Savings Credit Union (Westminster Savings) announced the results of the 2018 Directors Election at its 74th Annual General Meeting last night. Six candidates stood for election this year, with members voting incumbent Hanne Madsen and newcomers Colin G. MacKinnon and Rita Virk to the Westminster Savings Board of Directors.
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April 13, 2018 Westminster Savings’ Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary, Mary Falconer, has been announced as one of BC’s Top CFOs in Business in Vancouver’s 2018 BC CFO Awards. 
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March 26, 2018
- Westminster Savings Credit Union (Westminster Savings) is pleased to report its financial results, which show significant growth, for 2017.  
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2017

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


2016

2016 Press Releases

December 13, 2016 - Westminster Savings is collecting donations to assist those impacted by devastating fire in Langley. Read more


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


 

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