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Grand Forks Credit Union joins Gulf & Fraser Jan 1, 2023

January 3, 2023

In December we shared that Grand Forks Credit Union members voted yes to merging with Gulf & Fraser. We are excited to officially welcome over 8,000 Grand Forks members to our Gulf & Fraser family as of January 1, 2023. By coming together we can leverage our collective strengths and resources to provide greater opportunities for employees, members and communities for generations to come.

If you're a GFCU member, keep an eye on this page for updates as we work towards integrating our systems in June this year.

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Grand Forks Director joins Gulf & Fraser Board

January 31, 2023

Daniel Drexler is an entrepreneur and Manager of Information Technology for the City of Grand Forks. He served on the GFCU Board for 7 years before the merger with Gulf & Fraser.

Welcome aboard Daniel!

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Estate planning — how to protect your future

Jan 30, 2023

Did you know only 56% of Canadians have a will? The good news is we're here to help you get started! Together, we can make a plan that will ensure your loved ones are well taken care of.

Take the first step by joining our information session on Thursday, March 16. Enjoy tasty snacks and get some practical tips on planning your will and estate.

Save the date!
Thursday, March 16
10am – 12pm
2941 West Broadway

𝐑𝐒𝐕𝐏 by March 8
Shayla McIntyre, Branch Manager
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Gift of Giving initiative update

January 24, 2023

Ending off 2022 on a high note, Gulf & Fraser was committed to supporting the people and organizations in our communities that make us stronger. We gave back $100,000 to local groups in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley and focused on charities improving health, social care, and the environment—three of the most impacted social sectors. 

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The Gulf & Fraser Foundation is now accepting applications!

January 2, 2023

The Gulf & Fraser Foundation provides financial assistance to charities and non-profit agencies that build on the values of Gulf & Fraser to make a positive and lasting impact in the community. It supports organizations prioritizing community health, social care, and a positive environmental impact. If this sounds like you, apply now.

Application period: January 2 - April 30
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Supporting communities across the Boundary Region

December 28, 2022

Over the next three years, Gulf & Fraser will donate $150,000 for a total gift of $400,000 to benefit communities in Grand Forks and across the Boundary region. Following a membership vote in favour of joining BC credit union, Gulf & Fraser on January 1, 2023, the Board of Grand Forks Credit Union has approved a significant donation to the Phoenix Foundation as a thank you to members for supporting their future vision.

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Understanding savings plans—what are your options?

December 23, 2022

Join us at our West Broadway Branch for a workshop on the different registered plans available to you. How can you use them to shape your financial future? Let's learn together. 

10 am — 12pm
Saturday, February 11, 2023
2941 West Broadway

Limited seating available so RSVP by February 10:
Shayla McIntyre, Branch Manager 
Phone: 604-549-5212

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United Way 2022 fundraising result

December 6, 2022

Since 2001, Gulf and Fraser has been a strong supporter of United Way – 2022 was no different. We're ecstatic to announce we contributed a total of $81,927 towards United Way fundraising efforts this year! Thank you to UW for the difference it makes in our communities. 

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Interior Savings Credit Union and Gulf & Fraser engage in merger discussions. Two BC credit unions look to unite the province.

October 6, 2022

This news comes as credit unions across the country prepare for the Canadian Government to introduce Open Banking, which will give consumers more choice in financial services while removing barriers to international players. Interior Savings and Gulf & Fraser are among many credit unions looking to combine resources to stay competitive and relevant well into the future.

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G&F to open 7th branch in Vancouver

September 9, 2022

G&F Financial Group will open a new branch in south Vancouver, its seventh branch in the city. Slated to open in early 2023, the Oakridge Branch will be located in the new Cambie Gardens development situated between Cambie and Heather Street from West 57th to West 59th Avenue. 

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Get rewarded for taking steps to reach your financial goals

June 15, 2022

Explore the NEW Member Rewards Program. Join a program that rewards you as you strive to achieve your financial goals.