A financial cooperative with deep roots in the community, Voyageurs Credit Union has 35,000 members. Each caisse member is also a co-owner of the caisse. Find out more about caisse operations.
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1940: Credit unions are established in Ontario.
1942: Lafontaine Credit Union is founded.
1945: Ste-Anne Credit Union is founded.
1949: St-Jean-de-Brébeuf Credit Union is founded.
1953: St-Eugène Credit Union is founded.
1954: La Toussaint Credit Union is founded.
1961: St-Jean-de-Brébeuf becomes Northern Ontario's first branch to reach a business volume of one million dollars.
1979: Merger of the Lafontaine and Perkinsfield Credit Unions.
1979: Another milestone for Voyageurs Credit Union with the installation of its first computer system.
1987: Merger of the Ste-Anne and St-Eugène Credit Unions.
1987: Sudbury's first ATM is installed at the Lasalle branch.
1989: Merger of the St-Jean-de-Brébeuf and La Toussaint Credit Unions.
1998: The office located at 95 St-Clair Ave in Toronto is transferred under the Credit Union’s management.
2001: Acquisition of two National Bank branches in Sudbury and Oshawa.
2001: Nolin Credit Union is created after the merger of the Ste-Anne and St-Jean-de-Brébeuf Credit Unions.
2002: The Desjardins Business Centre is created to serve businesses in Greater Sudbury and Greater Toronto.
2004: Lasalle Credit Union merges with the Lafontaine and Perkinsfield Credit Unions.
2009: Voyageurs Credit Union is created following the merger of the Lasalle and Nolin Credit Unions.
2009: Acquisition of three branches (Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Mississauga).
2011: For the first time in its history, the Credit Union achieves a business volume under management of one billion dollars.
2015: Merger with the Coniston Credit Union.
2016: Acquisition of the State Farm Credit Union.
2017: Voyageurs Credit Union serves more than 25,000 members across 12 branches and 6 agencies, and continues to play a vital role in the social and economic development of its communities: an accomplishment that would have made the founders proud.
2019: Saint-Jean-de-Brébeuf Service Centre moves and official opening of Elm Service Centre
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