Strathclair Credit Union Members vote in Favour of Merger

BRANDON, Manitoba (June 19, 2018) - On the evening of Monday, June 18, 2018, approximately 160 members of Strathclair Credit Union gathered at the Shoal Lake Community Hall to cast deciding votes on the proposed merger with Sunrise Credit Union.  
98% of the members voted overwhelming in favor of amalgamation, only 2 no votes were recorded.  The official amalgamation date is January 1, 2019.

“Sunrise was formed by the joining together of like-minded credit unions.” said Sunrise Credit Union Presdient and CEO, Tim Klassen. “Staying true to these roots, we’re very excited to welcome the members and employees of Strathclair Credit Union to the Sunrise Family and we look forward to sharing our market-leading products.”

“Becoming part of Sunrise Credit Union will allow us to increase and improve what we offer our membership and staff,” said Vern Gevers, GM for Strathclair Credit Union.  “Also, Sunrise stuck out as an organization keen on retaining smaller branches and we felt like the two credit unions would be a good fit.”