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Together, we enrich lives by creating and nurturing financially empowered communities.

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Our mission

Our mission​We financially empower our members by connecting them to personalized advice and solutions. With passion and innovation, together we go beyond banking to create a thriving credit union and build brighter futures.​​​

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Our history

We have connected with you – living, working and investing in our communities for 80 years.

1940

BC fishermen open North Arm Credit Union. The credit union is later named Gulf and Fraser Fishermen’s Credit Union.

1940s

Boat loan program offers opportunities for fishermen and sets the standard for other credit unions

1941
First loan granted: $65 to fund a new automated washing machine

1950

Personal chequing accounts give members easier access to their money – deposits quickly grow

1953

Membership now open to everyone in the fishing industry and their families

1960

Milestone: $2 million in assets

1964

Women entitled to open a bank account without obtaining their husband’s signature

1965

Milestone: 25 years in business

1968

The credit union opens a head office and its first branch, the Hastings Branch

1968

First to offer bursaries to UBC and SFU students, establishing a trend of supporting education

1968

100% Deposit Protection – creation of a provincial deposit guarantee for all credit union depositors

1970s

Membership open to all!

1976

The credit union provides one of its first mortgages to a financially independent woman

1979

The credit union opens its second branch and welcomes the Steveston community of Richmond 

1990

Milestone: 50 years in business

1995

The credit union opens the Richmond Centre Branch

1998

The credit union merges with Elco Credit Union which represents BC Hydro employees

2002

Gulf and Fraser Fishermen’s Credit Union changes its operating trade name to "G&F Financial Group" (G&F)

2004 

The credit union opens branches in Surrey (Nordel) and Port Coquitlam

2004

G&F Financial Group merges with United Savings Credit Union, adding four more branches to the network

2006

The credit union opens a branch in Cloverdale

2008

Milestone: $1 billion in assets

2012

G&F expands services with the Member Hub and two new branches

2013

First credit union in BC to implement Interac Flash (tap to pay) for all members

2015

Milestone: 75 years in business

2016

G&F opens the Brentwood Branch in Burnaby

2018

Milestone: $2 billion in assets

2018

G&F opens the West End Branch in Vancouver, and Metrotown Branch in Burnaby

2020

Milestone: 80 years in business

2020

G&F opens the G&F Hub and a flagship branch in Burnaby

2020

Milestone: $1 million raised for the United Way of the Lower Mainland (2001 – 2020)