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MEDIA INQUIRIES

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

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

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First West Annual Report 2015

First West Annual Report 2014

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media releases

February 10, 2016

VANCOUVER, B.C. (Feb. 10, 2016) Grow, Canada’s leading online lender, announced today it has begun collaborating with First West Credit Union to explore the expansion of online consumer lending in Canada.

This new venture between Canada’s fastest...

December 2, 2015

First West Credit Union gives back nearly $1.2 million in total community investment in 2015

LANGLEY, B.C. (Dec. 2, 2015) — December brings with it the busyness of the holiday season and kicks off a season of indulgence filled with holiday shopping, and festive...

November 25, 2015

LANGLEY, B.C. — First West Credit Union today announces that Shelley Besse has been appointed chief operating officer, a new position within the credit union. Effective January 1, 2016, Besse will be responsible for overseeing regional operations across all of First West’s regional...

September 22, 2015

Expansive network and expertise provides the foundation for successful food program

LANGLEY, B.C. (Sept. 22, 2015) — Every year, more British Columbians are seeking help from local food banks. According to Food Banks Canada’s HungerCount 2014 study, more than...

July 26, 2015

LANGLEY, B.C. (July 27, 2015) — Food banks across British Columbia are getting a much needed infusion of leadership skills and operational expertise through a collaborative partnership between First West Credit Union, Food Banks BC and Vantage Point.

In June, Vantage Point produced...