1. Visionaries join forces Visionaries join forces

    First Caisse populaire acadienne is founded in Petit-Rocher, New Brunswick.









  2. Fédération des Caisses populaires acadiennes La Fédération des Caisses populaires acadiennes is born

    It would go on to become UNI's headquarters 76 years later.









  3. Martin-J. Légère (1916–2013) Founding father takes the helm

    Martin-J. Légère (1916–2013) becomes the manager of the Fédération des caisses populaires, a position he holds until 1981.











  4. First personal insurance policies issued

    Société d'assurance des caisses populaires acadiennes opens for business (now Acadia Life operating as UNI Insurance).

  5. Wind in the its sails

    $100 million in assets recorded.

  6. Richard Savoie (1922–1998) Second changing of the guard

    Richard Savoie (1922–1998) succeeds Martin-J. Légère, serving as general manager until 1987.









  7. Raymond Gionet Third changing of the guard

    Raymond Gionet takes over for Richard Savoie, serving as president until 1994.









  8. A first in New Brunswick

    Introduction of the debit card direct payment system.

  9. Major financial milestone

    UNI achieves $1 billion in assets.

  10. Gilles Lepage (1946–2018) Fourth changing of the guard

    Gilles Lepage (1946–2018) succeeds Raymond Gionet, serving as president and chief executive officer until 2004.









  11. Camille H. Thériault Fifth changing of the guard + another financial milestone

    Camille H. Thériault succeeds Gilles Lepage, serving as president and chief executive officer until 2016.

    $2 billion in assets recorded.









  12. General insurance introduced

    Acadia General Insurance begins its operations as an insurance broker in New Brunswick (now operating as UNI Insurance).

  13. AVie founded

    Subsidiary and broker for personal insurance products in New Brunswick.

  14. Camille Thériault named one Atlantic Canada's Top 50 CEOs by Atlantic Canada Business Magazine.

  15. Another major financial milestone + recognition as an employer of choice

    $3 billion in assets recorded.

    Makes the Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures list and named one of the Top 101 Companies in Atlantic Canada by Progress magazine.

  16. Business services centralized

    The Business Financial Centre, with its four regional offices, launches its operations as UNI Business.

  17. Literacy support rewarded

    Winner of a Dr. Marilyn Trenholme Counsell Literacy Award from the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick.

    Camille Thériault named one Atlantic Canada's Top 50 CEOs by Atlantic Canada Business Magazine.

  18. Recognition as an employer of choice for a second time + support for the arts rewarded

    Named one of the Top 101 Companies in Atlantic Canada by Progress magazine and receives a Les Éloizes award for supporting the arts from Association acadienne des artistes professionnel.le.s du Nouveau-Brunswick.

  19. Canada's first federally chartered credit union

    The new Caisse populaire acadienne group adopts the UNI Financial Cooperation trademark and is now under federal charter.

  20. Robert Moreau Sixth changing of the guard + another financial milestone

    Robert Moreau succeeds Camille H. Thériault as chief executive officer.

    $4 billion in assets recorded.

    Co-operative of the Year Award from Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada.










  21. CEO receives FCPA designation

    Robert Moreau is named a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) New Brunswick, marked by the FCPA designation.

  22. Major acquisition + launch of a new business location concept

    Robert Moreau, CEO, is honoured as Friend of the Year by the Université de Moncton's faculty of administration.

    Named one of the Top 101 Companies in Atlantic Canada by Progress magazine.

    Acquires a $150 million mutual fund portfolio.

    Opens an innovative new business location in Petit-Rocher.

    UNI establishes its new purpose and core values.

  23. Accelerating innovation

    Powering new generations of secure online services so that clients can schedule appointments directly in the advisor's time slot, apply for and complete the entire personal loan or mortgage process online, and more.

    Robert Moreau named one Atlantic Canada's Top 50 CEOs by Atlantic Canada Business Magazine.

    Official virtual opening of the Petit-Rocher business location.