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About the caisse

A financial cooperative with deep roots in the community, Caisse populaire Desjardins des Ramées has 13,903 members. Each caisse member is also a co-owner of the caisse.

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Be a cooperative leader and a major economic driver in the community while offering members and clients the best products and services throughout their financial life.

  • June 19, 1938: The first caisse populaire is founded on the Islands, the Caisse populaire de LaVernière.
  • July 2, 1939: Caisse populaire de Bassin is founded.
  • July 26, 1939: Caisse populaire de Grande-Entrée is founded.
  • May 26, 1940: Caisse de Havre-Aubert is founded.
  • October 23, 1949: Caisse populaire Desjardins de Fatima is founded.
  • 1976: The Cap-aux-Meules service counter is inaugurated.
  • April 19, 1986: Caisse populaire de Grande-Entrée officially merges with Caisse populaire de Lavernière.
  • December 17, 1987: The first ATM is installed on the Islands.
  • 2000: The Caisses de Bassin, Havre-Aubert and La Vernière merge and become Caisse populaire Desjardins de Lavernière-Bassin-Havre-Aubert. The name Caisse populaire Desjardins des Ramées becomes official a short time later.
  • August 2005: The l'Île du Havre-Aubert Service Centre opens following the merger of the Havre-Aubert and Bassin service centres.
  • January 1, 2015: Merger of Caisse populaire Desjardins des Ramées and Caisse populaire Desjardins de Fatima. The name of the new caisse remains Caisse populaire Desjardins des Ramées.

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