About Us

Bulkley Valley Credit Union Vision

Over 70 Years Strong

Since May 1941, Bulkley Valley Credit Union has been building a solid financial institution that members from Burns Lake to the Hazeltons have grown to rely on. People helping people is how we began and we strive to remain people-oriented, both in our financial services and through direct involvement with our communities. We are dedicated to local decision-making and local control, key factors in providing the kinds of services that meet the financial needs of individuals and business members alike.

Our Mission Statement confirms this commitment as follows:

We will be the leading provider of financial services in each community we service by:

  • anticipating, responding to and fulfilling the needs of our members
  • contributing to the communities
  • delivering high-quality customized service
  • employing committed and empowered staff
  • maintaining the financial health and strong governance of the organization
The Best of Both Worlds

Personal service and members’ needs will always be our prime priorities here in the Bulkley Valley, but we are part of a bigger picture as well. Bulkley Valley Credit Union provides you the same national strengths as larger financial institutions. We are part of an integrated national network with more than $66 billion in assets. Over 4.6 million Canadians rely on credit unions, almost 1.5 million of them right here in British Columbia.

Innovative Products, 1-on-1 Service

Through our trade associations and data processing suppliers we have the most innovative technology available to us. Enhancements to our services, including remote delivery channels such as Internet and telephone banking, are made regularly. Our members appreciate the way in which we combine today’s new technology with our one-on-one service. You will find our range of financial services broad, and our staff friendly and knowledgeable.

You As a Member

Being a member of Bulkley Valley Credit Union means more than opening an account; you become an important part of us. You vote to elect a Board of Directors who are nominated from the general membership. The Directors represent you, the member. They are responsible for setting policies, which are then implemented by the Chief Executive Officer

 


In Our Community

  • AGM Update

    For the safety of our members and to support the continued efforts of maintaining social distancing, the Board of Directors of Bulkley Valley Credit Union has decided not to hold our Annual General Meeting on April 20, 2020, at the Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre in Smithers as previously advertised.

    Instead, we will be hosting a virtual AGM on that same date, starting at the advertised time of 7:00 P.M.

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  • Easter Weekend Hours

    Happy Easter Weekend! All branches will be closed from Friday, April 10th until Monday April 13th. All locations re-open on Tuesday, April 14th with our temporary hours of 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

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  • COVID-19 and Alternative Banking Solutions

    April 1, 2020
    BVCU is HERE FOR YOU.

    During the COVID-19 outbreak, Bulkley Valley Credit Union is taking added precautions to keep our members and staff safe. We are asking members to limit the use of our branches for essential services only and to respect the health authority and municipal, provincial and federal government measures. In consideration of our staff and other members, only attend if you are symptom free.

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