Press Releases

Nelson & District Credit Union was established in 1950 and has grown to serve members throughout the Kootenay area. NDCU is a community based financial co-operative that offers a full range of banking, financial planning (NDCU MoneyWorks) and general insurance (KIS Ltd) services. Our three community branches are located in Nelson, Rossland and Crawford Bay.

  • Local Credit Union helps Tramway Society with free rides and admission for everyone.

    For six years the Nelson & District Credit Union (NDCU) have been making a donation to the Nelson Electric Tramway Society (NETS) for free rides on Streetcar #23 and admission to the Trolley Barn Museum on Canada Day and it is a win-win for everyone.

  • McBain Insurance Agency joins Kootenay Insurance Services Ltd.

    It gives us great pleasure to announce that McBain Insurance Agency located in Summerland, BC has joined the Kootenay Insurance Services Ltd. team effective June 1, 2017.

  • Rossland premiere screening of documentary film A New Economy

    Two West Kootenay credit unions, including their jointly owned subsidiary, along with the Rossland Sustainability Commission are preparing to host the Rossland premiere of a new documentary film. A New Economy highlights the demand for changing traditional economic practices for the good of both humanity and the environment. The Rossland premiere will screen on Thursday, March 30 in Rossland at the Old Firehall.

  • Nelson & District Credit Union welcomes province’s decision to defer a tax increase

    Nelson, BC – Nelson & District Credit Union is pleased that the Government of British Columbia has decided to retain the current tax rate on credit unions, while consulting further on the matter.

  • Open Saturday's in Nelson

    The Nelson branch is now open from 9:30 to 3:30 on Saturday's.

  • Nelson & District Credit Union Celebrates Volunteers with Random Acts of Kindness

    NELSON, B.C. — 40 Random acts to celebrate World Kindness Day! Most should be familiar with the saying “credit unions are helping here”; if not, it will be the acts of our employees that will bring it to light since yesterday was the day that Nelson & District Credit Union (NDCU) will celebrate community volunteers with donations from its Community Investment Program.

  • Credit Union’s are the Authentic Difference - International Credit Union Day, Thursday October 20, 2016

    NELSON, B.C. —Nelson & District Credit Union to celebrate what makes it truly unique On Thursday, October 20, 2016, credit unions and credit union members around the world will celebrate International Credit Union Day, an annual event to commemorate the credit union movement’s impact and achievements globally, nationally and locally, in our communities. This year’s theme, “The Authentic Difference,” celebrates what makes credit unions standout. Credit unions are recognized as a force for positive economic and social change and have provided significant value in both developed and emerging nations.

  • Nelson co-operatives collaborate to showcase their co-operative advantage

    NELSON, BC — An energized group of Nelson co-operatives is preparing to host the Kootenay premiere of a new documentary film. A New Economy highlights the demand for changing traditional economic practices for the good of both humanity and the environment. The film screens on Thursday, October 20 as part of Co-op Week.

  • Local Credit Union’s Collaborate

    Nelson & District Credit Union (NDCU) and Kootenay Savings Credit Union (KSCU) recently collaborated to support the Kootenay & Boundary Regional Food Producers Co-op and the Nelson & Area Elder Abuse Prevention Program.

  • Nelson & District Credit Union Announces New CEO

    After an extensive search process, the Board of Directors of Nelson & District Credit Union (NDCU) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Murray as the new CEO, effective May 1, 2016. Tom Murray’s appointment comes as Doug Stoddart departs after 24 years of dedicated service to the Credit Union.

  • Nelson & District Credit Union celebrates their 65th Annual General Meeting

    Nelson, BC - At Nelson & District Credit Union’s 65th Annual General Meeting held in Nelson, BC on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, the Credit Union released positive financial results for 2015, announced long-term employee service awards, introduced acclaimed directors and hosted a very successful Conversation Café with a panel of local community champions. On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, the board of directors elected a new board chair.

  • A Random Act of Co-operation

    Nelson, BC - Spring is in the air and Nelson co-ops are inviting their staff, volunteers and directors to participate in a “Random Act of Co-operation.” Under the direction of a few co-op leaders in the community, the group is planning to harness the collective power of co-operation to assist the Nelson Food Cupboard in preparing their garden for the summer growing season.

  • Nelson & District Credit Union is encouraging member participation at their 65th Annual General Meeting and Conversation Café

    Nelson, BC – As Nelson & District Credit Union (NDCU) prepares for its 65th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday, April 19, its directors are encouraging members to get engaged and participate. Traditionally, a credit union AGM was a social event, a place for debate and recognition as members celebrated the running of a financial institution based on the principles of democracy.