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First West Annual Report 2013

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March 27, 2014
  • Net income increased 42%, or $11.2 million, to $37.7 million
  • Membership grew by more than 4%, or 6,836 members, bringing total growth to 19,000 net new members since 2010
  • Total assets increased 4.1%, or $243million, to $6.1 billion
  • Deposits increased...
March 4, 2014
Langley, B.C.—Recently, a First West Credit Union leader embarked on a three-week journey to Ghana, Africa to volunteer in the Canadian Cooperative Association’s (CCA) credit union coaching program. As the world will soon be celebrating International Women’...
February 19, 2014

Langley, B.C.— Yesterday’s budget announcement by Finance Minister Michael de Jong that the B.C. government would adjust current legislation to shelter credit unions from the full impact of the negative federal income tax change for three years was welcomed by First...

February 11, 2014

Langley, B.C. — First West Credit Union today announced that it grew its membership base by more than four per cent in 2013.

Notably, this year is the third consecutive year that First West, which operates throughout British Columbia locally as Envision Financial,...

January 28, 2014

Langley, B.C. — First West Credit Union today announced that Darrell Jaggers has been appointed as the credit union’s new chief information officer. Formerly CIO at Island Savings, a Vancouver Island-based credit union that is currently in discussions to join First West subject to...