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About the caisse

A financial cooperative with deep roots in the community, Caisse Desjardins de Terrebonne had 43,064 members as of 2022. Each caisse member is also a co-owner of the caisse.

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As a cooperative financial group contributing to the development of communities, we give our members and clients the support they need to be financially empowered.


Caisse Desjardins de Terrebonne inspires trust amid the community by meeting the changing needs of its members, by getting involved in the community, by modeling productive, profitable and sustainable business operations, and by depending on competent employees, managers and directors.

Values that arise from our vision:

  • Money at the service of human development
  • Personal commitment
  • Democratic action
  • Integrity and rigour
  • Solidarity with the community
  • Intercooperation

Caisse Desjardins de Terrebonne first opened in the basement of the Saint-Louis de France parish parsonage on April 30, 1950. It was founded by the parish priest, Louis-Joseph Gervais, and a group of parishioners.

Despite its humble beginnings with 70 members and total deposits of $3,190, the caisse had a bright future ahead of it. Over the years, the caisse came to play an ever-greater role in the community. Today, more than 70 years later, the caisse has 40,000 members and $3.4 billion in business volume.