Merger of the 11 Desjardins caisses populaires in Ontario and the Fédération des caisses populaires de l'Ontario (FCPO)

Stronger together. Desjardins Ontario Credit Union.

A turning point

In November 2018, members of the 11 Ontario caisses populaires and delegates of the Fédération des caisses populaires de l'Ontario overwhelmingly voted in favour of merging. Thank you to all the members who shared their views and took part in this important democratic process.

The new Caisse Desjardins Ontario Credit Union will officially open January 1, 2020. We'll continue to play an active role in community development across the province, primarily through our donation and sponsorship program, and our Community Development Fund. In fact, with an increased capacity to support local initiatives, our new credit union will be an important partner in every Ontario community we serve.

But with a new board of directors, we'll have to say goodbye to some of our outstanding caisse directors. Thank you for your time and your service to our members, caisses, communities and the larger cooperative movement.

A larger caisse

  • 130,000 members
  • 50 branches and almost 60 ATMs
  • $14.2 B in business volume
  • Jobs in the new credit union for all current employees
  • More than 650 employees and managers
  • A 17-person board of directors, supported by various liaison committees across the territory

To learn more about the initiative, see:

Participating caisses