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2024 AGM and Annual Report Update

March 28, 2024

On January 1, we began our journey as Beem Credit Union, serving over 160,000 members across beautiful BC. As a new credit union, kindly note we will host our first Annual General Meeting (AGM) and report on our 2024 financials in 2025.

March 26, 2024

Mission Branch Relocation to Outlook Village

Our Mission Branch has relocated to the Outlook Village, a convenient shopping hub for the growing population.

January 6, 2024

2023 United Way campaign results

Since 2001, we've raised over $1.3 million for United Way British Columbia and thousands of people in BC. United Way British Columbia serves over 4 million people, addressing critical issues like children and youth, seniors, poverty, mental health, and food security – issues that become extra prevalent during the holiday season.

We're thrilled to announce that our 2023 fundraising campaign contributed another $42,811.

January 3, 2024

Building Beem Credit Union

Welcome to a growing community of 160,000+ members that live and work all across our beautiful province. Thank you for joining us on our journey to build a first of its kind province-wide credit union designed to serve members for generations to come.

November 9, 2023

Interior Savings and Gulf & Fraser members vote in favour of merger

Between October 20 and November 6, the members of Interior Savings and Gulf & Fraser credit unions voted in favour of bringing the two organizations together. Interior Savings members voted 87.8% in favour while Gulf & Fraser members voted 80.7% in favour. With each vote counting toward a donation to support wildfire recovery efforts, we're pleased to announce that members helped raise $25,000 for the United Way's United for BC Wildfire Recovery Fund.

October 17, 2023

Interior Savings and Gulf & Fraser Collaborate to Accelerate Wildfire Relief

Thanks to generosity of our members, we're pleased to announce that together, we raised a total of $67,238 for United Way BC's United for BC Wildfire Recovery Fund.

“Cooperation and concern for community are two key principles of credit unions around the world,” says Bill Kiss and Jeff Shewfelt, Co-CEOs of Gulf & Fraser. “The collaboration with Interior Savings further demonstrates these principles in action, allowing us to amplify our support of the relief and recovery work being done by United Way BC.”

Another joint contribution of up to $50,000 has been pledged to support the communities impacted by fires and to increase member engagement in the upcoming vote.

June 22, 2023

Gulf & Fraser Co-CEOs set plans to retire

"After 30 plus years with Gulf & Fraser and supporting the credit union system, we share today our intention to retire. It's been an honour to have overseen the incredible evolution of Gulf & Fraser and we're excited to see what the future holds," say Bill Kiss and Jeff Shewfelt, Co-CEOs, Gulf & Fraser. 

The exact date of their retirement is not yet determined.

June 6, 2023

Gulf & Fraser delivering omni-channel experience through online Marketplace in partnership with Mobetize

Gulf & Fraser and fintech company Mobetize continue to strengthen their partnership as they develop the Gulf & Fraser Marketplace – a unique omni-channel experience that provides a seamless onboarding experience for members, both online and in-person. This innovative platform, designed to deliver a comprehensive range of services, reflects Gulf & Fraser’s commitment to investing in the ever-evolving digital and financial landscape. Serving as a digital ecosystem, the Marketplace will enhance members’ banking experiences, their financial well-being, and eventually, their lifestyles.

May 26, 2023

Get rewarded for taking steps to reach your financial goals

Earn up to $10 a month as you strive to achieve your financial goals. Our rewards program was co-created by members for members, and rewards you for:

  • Getting advice to better understand your financial situation

  • Managing your money effectively

  • Building and maintaining healthy spending and saving habits


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About Gulf & Fraser

Gulf & Fraser proudly provides our credit union members with a full range of personal and business banking, investment, and insurance solutions. For over 80 years, we have been committed to empowering our communities through local collaboration, accessible financial wellness education, and reliable financial advice and services. We’re Gulf & Fraser and we’re here to Power your possibleTM.

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