First West Credit Union

March 6, 2015 - - in Community
First West Lean experts help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria streamline match-making process
March 5, 2015 - - in People
The 2013 federal budget raised taxes on credit unions across the country—affecting 10 million Canadians and their communities. Help us show Ottawa that credit unions matter to Canadians.
January 13, 2015 - Ryan Visscher - in Lean
Slimming waste with a First West kaizen
November 20, 2014 - Susan Byrom - in Community
3 ways First West’s partnership approach enhanced our community impact.
November 14, 2014 - - in Model
Island Savings members approve by majority a special resolution to join First West
August 27, 2014 - Loree Gray - in Lean
3 reasons Lean does team and project work better
   
   
   
   
   
   

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First West Lean experts help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria streamline match-making process

A lot can change in a week, particularly when the work at hand is a labour of love.

Rita Cooper, a Lean greenbelt from First West's Island Savings region, and Ryan Visscher, a Lean blackbelt from First West’s Langley office, spent a week with Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Victoria chapter in January to help staff reduce the time it currently takes to...

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Higher taxes are limiting credit unions’ ability to lend to local small businesses and families and contribute to important community groups and projects. Just like banks, credit unions are required to hold large amounts of capital. But unlike banks, credit unions rely primarily on retained earnings to meet these requirements. By increasing taxes on credit unions alone, the 2013 federal budget has made it harder for credit unions to grow and...

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Members of Island Savings and First West Credit Union share how important being a credit union member is to them.

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