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We welcome media inquiries and speaking engagements. Please contact First West's media relations team at the info below, or email

Jason Brown | Manager, Media Relations
TEL: 604-539-7415  CELL: 604-319-1211

Brian Bevilacqua | Sr. Manager, Communications & PR
TEL: 604-539-7389  CELL: 604-309-7446

media packages

First West Annual Report 2015

First West Annual Report 2014

Facts at a glance

media releases

April 6, 2017

LANGLEY, B.C. – Underpinned by its commitment to exceptional member service, First West Credit Union has reported exceptional deposit growth as part of its 2016 financial highlights.

The Langley-based financial co-operative grew deposits by $830 million last year. This...

March 27, 2017

7,100 net new members in 2016 brings seven-year total to more than 40,000

LANGLEY B.C. (March 27, 2017) — Remarkable experiences, deep community roots and a local banking alternative continue to drive British Columbians to First West Credit Union....

March 23, 2017

$150,000 to be donated to local non-profits, part of credit union’s Canada 150 celebrations

LANGLEY, B.C. (March 23, 2017) — For Canada’s 150th birthday, First West Credit Union will recognize and reinforce the heart of Canadian culture...

March 20, 2017

Equivalent of 1.35 million meals provided by local BC credit union

LANGLEY, B.C. (March 20, 2017) — First West Credit Union’s fight to eliminate hunger in B.C. communities reached record levels in 2016 announced First West Credit Union CEO...

March 12, 2017

First West announces $2.8 million in investments made to hundreds of B.C. non-profits during 2016

LANGLEY, B.C. (March 13, 2017) — The final numbers are in and First West Credit Union CEO Launi Skinner First West has announced that the credit union...