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​Where Business Meets Lifestyle


How can we help your business today?


​EKC Supports Outdoor Learning

​EKC donated $8,000 to Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) to help teachers take learning outside. 

​Meet our Commercial Team

Why EKC for your business?
  • Local Membership, Local Decisions, Local Expertise.
  • Our head office is here in the East Kootenay. We understand both the opportunities and challenges presented by our local and regional economy. We are here for you.

Receive up to $500 for a new commercial mortgage referral*

  • $250 for mortgages $100–200K
  • $350 for mortgages $201–500K
  • $500 for mortgages over $500K
  • $100 KIS coupon for commercial insurance 1
  • Until November 30, 2022
  • Anyone 19 and over can refer
We know you don’t have to do this, but referring us to a business owner is the highest compliment you can give us, which is why we want to thank you with a token of our gratitude.

Incentives If you successfully refer a business account to EKC

  • One-month free service charges (regular monthly fee)
  • $100 KIS coupon 1

* cap of $5,000
** deals waiting for a legal completion will be eligible
1 see staff or EKCCU.COM for details
2 conditions apply

New to EKC?

Incentives for a new small business/commercial member between April 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023 2
  • Six months operating account service charges (regular monthly fee) waived – no limit
  • Up to $150 (small business) rebate on the annual fee on eligible Collabria Credit Cards (offers will change depending on current offers)
  • $100 KIS coupon for commercial insurance 1

Local Expertise Local Mortgage

  • For new commercial mortgages you will receive an entry for the ‘Best Things Local’ package valued up to $1,000
  • Minimum $100,000, for all new mortgages approved and the mortgage documents are at the lawyer’s with sale completion by December 31, 2022**

​Together through every stage of business growth

​At EKC, we put your business first, providing the products, services and fast local support to help you successfully navigate each new stage of growth.


Helpful resources

Writing a business plan

​Learn how to create a roadmap towards business success. 

How to spot a scam

​Find out how to recognize financial scams.   

​Co-operative principles

​See how co-operative principles create local strength. 

​Check out our Learning Centre

​Get helpful tips, free resources and more!

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