Building better communities. This is our story.
Since the humble beginnings in 1949 to the trusted brand we are today, the wellbeing of our members has always been our main focus. We started with one branch and have since grown to three branches serving more than 4,000 members. We are big enough to provide you with everything you need but small enough to stay connected to you, our member.
At Biggar and District Credit Union we pride ourselves on providing innovative, high quality financial products, excellent customer service, and trusted advice from our local experts – everything you’d expect from your financial institution and more.
Our success as a financial cooperative is built on the lasting relationships we form with our members – whether in person or online. We are committed to building a prosperous community. By doing business with us, you are part of this larger purpose too!
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How we're run
- 1949 - October 17 - Charter was received
- 1952 - Posted $52.49 net earnings for the previous year
- 1957 - Bought a safe for $25
- 1983 - The first Automated Teller Machine was installed in Biggar
- 1997 - A new branch in Perdue is opened
- 2007 - Bill Hammel is hired as General Manager
- 2011 - Mobile Web for smart phones was introduced
- 2013 - Launched into social media with a photo contest on the new Facebook page
- 2015 - Interac Flash introduced enabling members to "tap and go"
- 2019 - Amalgamated Landis Credit Union to the Biggar and District Credit Union
Find the 2020 Annual Report HERE
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Our values drive our decisions
Cooperation and accountability
Together we can achieve more than alone. We take into account the effect of our actions on others. In the tradition of our founders, co-operative members believe in the ethical values of honesty, openness, social responsibility, and caring for others.
Product and service excellence
We work with our members and communities to understand their needs, and respond with innovative, high quality products and services. Our employees provide friendly, knowledgeable and helpful service.
We respect our employees and their contribution to our success. We encourage employee involvement and participation. We recognize and reward them for their creativity, teamwork and achievement. We support their development by providing training and educational opportunities. We respect their need to balance personal and professional lives.
We actively support the development of our communities locally, provincially and beyond. Our communities are stronger because of the credit union system.
Our strong financial performance allows us to invest in members and the community for future growth. We balance the need for financial results with the needs of our members and communities. The trust and confidence of our members is maintained through sound business practices.
We communicate in an open, effective and timely manner.
Members' financial affairs are conducted with integrity and in a professional manner. Our ethical principles are rooted in concern for the individual. Confidentiality is an integral part of the way we do business.