What's New at Chinook
Check out Connect First Credit Union's 2014 Stakeholder Report. Enjoy learning about what Chinook Financial has been up to. Happy reading!
Mobile App Update
On January 26th we will be updating our mobile app. Please be advised if you are still using the old app after January 26th, you will not be able to access online banking via the app. Be sure to download the new app. For any questions or concerns, please contact your branch.
Members earned 5% in 2014
Our members earned over $2 million in dividends or interest this year. Chinook Financial will share a 5% fixed dividend with our members for fiscal 2014. For details review your December statement.
Alberta's newest credit union launches new logo, website
Connect First Credit Union launched a new logo and website earlier today. (read more)
Connect First Credit Union is a go!
With membership and regulatory approval achieved, the amalgamation of Chinook Credit Union and First Calgary Financial will be proceeding as planned. (read more)
Members give a resounding "yes" in favour of the amalgamation of Chinook Credit Union and First Calgary Financial
At special general meetings held in September, Chinook Credit Union and First Calgary Financial members gave a resounding "yes" vote for the amalgamation that will see the two credit unions join operations into a new regionally-focused credit union. (read more)
Name of new regionally-focused credit union is approved by boards: Connect First Credit Union
Pending regulatory approval, Chinook Credit Union and First Calgary Financial announced earlier today the name of the new regionally-focused credit union created by their amalgamation will be Connect First Credit Union. (read more)
Interest Calculation Changes for Youth Accounts
As of July 1, 2014, all Youth accounts will be switching to daily interest. Interest will be calculated on the balance in the account at the end of the day and paid monthly. If you have any questions, please contact the Chinook team at your local branch.
Internet Explorer 11 - Browser Requirements
Chinook Financial Online Banking currently does not support the use of Internet Explorer 11, especially for those members who are attempting to complete the online banking registration process. Members should uninstall IE11 and revert back to an earlier Internet Explorer browser (10 or less) or use an alternative browser (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Opera). For additional information, contact your branch or technical support 1-888-884-2671.
Leave ATM surcharges behind you.
We've all been dinged by surcharge fees at an ATM that wasn't our own. But as a member of Chinook Financial you don't have to rely on our ATMs to keep from getting dinged ever again. In fact, your're part of one of the largest surcharge-free ATM networks in the country. Read more about Ding Free Canada here.