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About Us

Ever thought about owning your own bank?

More than 115,000 Ontarians choose FirstOntario for their banking needs – from chequing and savings accounts to loans and mortgages and highly qualified investment advice. Our Membership does more than save you money on fees. It also makes you an Owner.

We provide you all of the services, safety and security of a major financial institution but with one big difference: we operate on a cooperative model so we can put you first, and, see you as a person not a credit score.

We provide these services through 32 locations in 14 communities across Ontario, including Hamilton, Halton, Niagara, Norfolk, and Oxford. Plus, you’ll have world-wide free ATM accessibility, online and telephone banking, MasterCard convenience, mobile banking – everything you need to handle your money economically and efficiently. The FirstOntario Business Centre in downtown Hamilton offers a full suite of banking products and services designed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses.

 At FirstOntario we reinvest profits in constantly improving your banking experience, and in supporting the communities we serve- because we believe investing in people brings the highest returns.

COMMUNITY SERVICE: It's not about "giving back". It's about giving forward.

BECOMING A MEMBER: Lose the bank and gain a voice.

WHO WE ARE: Our Past. Your Future.

OPPORTUNITIES: Let's talk about a career. Yours.

FIRSTONTARIO BUSINESS CENTRE: Connecting with your business. In our communities.


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