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November 1, 2012

B.C. – November 1, 2012 – The YWCA Metro Vancouver is expanding its Single Mothers’ Support Services program to five new communities, thanks to a $450,000 investment from three B.C. credit unions.

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October 24, 2012

Langley, B.C.—First West Capital today announced it has funded a multi-million dollar expansion deal for Sealweld Corporation, a market leader within the valve maintenance industry that sells valve sealants, grease products, fittings and pumps to the oil and gas pipeline industry. A 43-...

October 12, 2012

The boards of Enderby & District Credit Union and First West Credit Union have announced they are undertaking exploratory discussions that would see Enderby & District Credit Union join First West Credit Union.

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September 20, 2012

Langley, B.C.—First West Credit Union has teamed up with RewardStream to launch a new member referral program in the Envision Financial and Valley First regions. Aptly named the Referral Perks program, this innovative program is designed to make it easy and rewarding for...

July 6, 2012

But believes credit union partnerships should trump national expansion

First West Credit Union has welcomed the federal government’s recent announcement that it is planning to expand regulatory changes that would allow credit unions to extend their reach beyond...