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Media Releases

  • September 9, 2020
    ​FirstOntario Credit Union Reaffirms their Commitment to Central 1 as Digital Banking Partner of Choice
  • August 25, 2020
    FirstOntario Credit Union launches Digital Rep to provide automated Member assistance
  • July 22, 2020
    FirstOntario awards scholarships to young community leaders and students who are serious about their studies.
  • July 10, 2020
    FirstOntario Credit Union Selects ASAPP to Deliver Industry-Leading Omnichannel Account and Lending Origination Solution for its Members.
  • June 4, 2020
    North Church Court building opens its doors to individuals and familiesoffering a safe, supportive, and affordable place to call home.
  • October 15, 2019
    Blue Wave volunteer program recognized for stepping up and supporting local communities with Co-operative Spirit Award.
  • October 8, 2019
    FirstOntario Credit Union donates $20,000 for Farm to School program.
  • June 20, 2019
    Three Niagara businesses share $100,000 in cash and professional in-kind services in 2019 1Awards competition.
  • May 17, 2019
    It's time to shine for three local businesses that won this year's FirstOntario 1Awards competition.
  • April 8, 2019
    Blue Wave team springs into action for National Volunteer Week.
  • March 26, 2019
    1Awards Hamilton/Halton - Annual 1Awards looking for this year’s local business contenders.
  • March 26, 2019
    1Awards Niagara - Annual 1Awards looking for this year’s local business contenders.
  • March 4, 2019
    FirstOntario Credit Union first financial institution in Canada to offer Forge digital platform’s new website.
  • November 26, 2018
    FirstOntario Credit Union opens brand new, full service location in Cayuga community
  • October 29, 2018
    Central 1 transforms the digital banking experience with the launch of Forge.
  • July 25, 2018
    FirstOntario Credit Union launches insurance brokerage, the first of its kind in Ontario.
  • June 22, 2018
    Four Niagara businesses steal the show at FirstOntario Credit Union’s 1Awards Gala.
  • May 17, 2018
    Local small businesses celebrated at FirstOntario Credit Union’s 1Awards Gala.
  • May 9, 2018
    Concentra Trust and FirstOntario partnership enhances the delivery of estate and trust services to 118,000 FirstOntario members.
  • March 14, 2018
    FirstOntario Credit Union and the Hamilton Bulldogs extend their partnership and long-term commitment.
  • January 29, 2018
    Ottawa, January 29, 2018 - FirstOntario Credit Union has joined CDF Canada’s Breaking New Ground campaign with a generous donation to help half-a-million people build their way out of poverty through co-operative action.
  • January 23, 2018
    FirstOntario Credit Union is partnering with Canadian entrepreneur and author, Teresa Cascioli and M is for Money®, her nine book financial literacy series, to lead a campaign in to support children’s financial literacy in Ontario.

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Stacey Marshall
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