Voting revealed that the majority were actually in favour of the switch, however it was not by enough of a margin to proceed with the change. The vote required 67 per cent and it fell short by four per cent.
550 votes were cast which represents 5.7 per cent of the total members. 346 were in favour of the name change.
In a release North Peace Savings and Credit Union CEO Mitchel Chilcott says “North Peace Savings will continue to provide services tailored to the unique needs of their members, while fostering the growth of local businesses. “The credit union will continue to action our existing operating plan without losing sight of our strategic purpose. We remain committed to going the extra mile for our members, being adaptive to both their personal and business financial needs.”