May 13, 2021 /

Kindred Launches New Website

Helpful resource built on agile, future-ready platform.

Kitchener — Kindred Credit Union (Kindred) is excited to announce the launch of the new Developed in partnership with Central 1, the website is built on a new, agile platform, offering a strong foundation for future digital development with the promise of much more to come.

“Kindred is committed to expanding access to existing and new members alike,” notes Ian Thomas, chief executive officer. “By offering an enhanced digital banking experience, we’re inviting Ontarians who wish to connect their values and faith with their finances to experience Banking with Purpose wherever they’re at.”

Kindred’s new website is rich with content to help members become more knowledgeable about their finances, boost their financial confidence, and start on the path to building a stronger financial future. In addition, with a clean, modern design and intuitive navigation, now reflects the latest accessibility standards.

Central 1 designed the platform around how Canadians are using and expecting digital banking technology to perform both for today and tomorrow. Thomas adds, “Working in partnership with Central 1, we’re reaping the benefits of collaborating with a valued partner who’s committed to driving innovation across the Canadian credit union sector.”

So more Ontarians can experience Banking with Purpose wherever they’re at, Kindred is making it easier for people across the province to connect their values and faith with their finances through digital channels. Expanding their digital solutions, the credit union already offers digital membership opening, along with an enhanced mobile app; these will be followed by digital lending and other services throughout 2021.

About Kindred Credit Union

Kindred Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative based in southwestern Ontario. Kindred’s values-centred approach is woven into everything we do and makes us the one-of-a-kind choice for those who want to connect their values and faith with their finances. Kindred offers a complete range of banking, borrowing, and investing products and services through eight branches and online. Members benefit from access to over 43,000 surcharge-free ATMs through THE EXCHANGE® Network in Canada and the Allpoint Network in the US. To learn more about Kindred, visit

About Central 1

Central 1 is a preferred partner for financial, digital banking and payment products and services – fueling the success of businesses across Canada. We leverage our scale, strength and expertise to power progress for more than 250 credit unions and other financial institutions, enhancing the financial well-being of more than 5 million customers from coast to coast. For more information, visit

Media Contacts

Frank Chisholm
Director, Brand and Marketing
Kindred Credit Union
519.746.1010, Ext. 5211

Paige Strand
Communications Manager
Central 1 Credit Union