Vision and business model.

Vancity is a financial co-operative that operates within the territories of the Coast Salish and Kwakwaka’wakw people. Our head office is situated on the territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations in Vancouver, British Columbia (BC). We are a member-owned, community-based, full-service financial institution with 54 branches in Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Victoria, Squamish and Alert Bay.

We use our assets to help achieve our vision of a transformed economy that protects the earth and guarantees equity for all.

Our primary lines of business include retail and business banking (deposit-taking and lending), commercial mortgage lending, and investment advice and services. Our active subsidiaries (listed on page 32) include Vancity Investment Management Ltd. (VCIM) and Vancity Community Investment Bank™ (VCIB™), which operates primarily from Toronto, Ontario, territory of multiple Indigenous nations, including the Haudenosaunee and the treaty territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. Deposits are insured by the Credit Union Deposit Insurance Corporation of BC, and for VCIB, by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation.