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Get to know Meridian

Get to know Meridian

Who we are

Since our founding, Meridian’s commitment to helping every Member achieve their best life has never wavered. By focusing on what is at the heart of our Members’ lives — their families, homes, businesses, and communities — we are working to fulfill a role as partner, advisor, and supporter.

As Ontario’s largest credit union, with more than 365,000 Members, we’re committed to providing exceptional banking services and advice. We also have a role to play that goes beyond financial services. Our commitment to Members and communities is rooted in this fundamental belief.

Unlike some of the larger financial institutions, we don’t have public shareholders. Our Members are owners - that means that any profit we make goes back into improving our products and services, and innovating new ways to enhance our Members' lives.

By helping Members build overall resilience, we hope to make the tough moments a little less tough, and the good moments a little more great. By doing this together, Canadians can truly achieve better lives.

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What makes us different

Meridian offers similar products and services to that of a big bank, with a more personal touch. We’re deeply committed to our communities and Members. We’re always finding new ways to help - like innovative features, community programs, fantastic service, and really great rates.

Financial Wellness

Financial wellness is a feeling of security about your financial future. It’s the freedom to make choices that allow you to enjoy life. Get started on your journey towards improved financial health today.

Preparing you for “what if”

Our guiding principle is to put the well-being of our Members first. This means going beyond financial to better understand your life’s goals – to help you build a plan, be prepared, and gain perspective for whatever comes your way.

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Class A Shares

Meridian Class A Shares are a unique investment opportunity for Meridian Members. With a fixed redemption value and a high rate of return, Class A Shares are an excellent way to diversity your portfolio.

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Rate Scoop

We let you know in advance when rates are going to change - total transparency. It’s easier to manage your money when there aren’t any surprises.

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Wealth Management

At Meridian, wealth management is for everyone. You don’t need tons of cash to get personalized advice about every aspect of your finances.

Talk to a financial planner

We're committed to communities

Meridian’s dedication to helping Canadians goes beyond banking.

Thriving communities are essential to the individual well-being of our Members and the overall well-being of Canadians. That’s why we invest portions of our profits in financial literacy, local community organizations, environmental initiatives, co-op programs, and more. We also match our employees' donations and empower them to get more involved in volunteering.

Our community programs

ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance)

Being a good corporate citizen is at the heart of our business; it’s been an integral part of who we are for over 75 years. In keeping with our corporate strategy, Meridian for Good, we’re committed to the key ESG initiatives that are essential to us and to the communities we serve.

Where would you like to bank?

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Bank on your mobile device
Do all your everyday banking easily and safely with our mobile app. Enjoy features like Touch ID or Fingerprint Scanner, deposit cheques by taking a photo, and more. Available for Apple or Android devices.
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Bank on your computer
Our Online Banking platform is secure, efficient, and easy to use. Pay bills, transfer funds, send money with INTERAC e-Transfer®, set up alerts, open new accounts in seconds, and more.
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Bank at a branch or ABM
Prefer to do your banking in person? With 90 convenient branches across Ontario and over 3,600 ABMs, it's easy to find us.
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Telephone banking
Do your everyday banking over the phone or get assistance and advice from our trained Contact Centre representatives.

Ready to experience the Meridian difference?