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September 30, 2014

LANGLEY, B.C. (October 1, 2014) — Close to 100,000 British Columbians access food banks every month, including more than 30,000 children. In the face of this unceasing demand, First West Credit Union has given food banks across B.C. a technological shot in the arm.

As part of its...

September 17, 2014

Strong majority of Island Savings employees indicate in recent employee engagement survey that senior leaders at Island Savings are positioning the credit union for long-term success

DUNCAN, B.C. and LANGLEY, B.C. (September 17, 2014) — Island Savings and First...

September 15, 2014

Cameo appearances trump incognito when it comes to leading the business

LANGLEY, B.C. (September 16, 2014) – In the age of reality TV and hidden camera investigations, some bosses have turned to disguise and deception. Their motivation? Finding out...

July 8, 2014
Langley, B.C. — The BC Chamber of Commerce’s unanimous adoption of a policy advocating for a permanent small business tax benefit for the province’s credit unions was welcome news to First West Credit Union.
 
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June 16, 2014

Langley, B.C. — First West Credit Union was recently honoured with two Achievement in Marketing Excellence (AIME) Awards during the 24th annual Marketing Association for Credit Unions (MACU) AIME Gala in Montreal. Recognizing outstanding marketing achievements in the...