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April 9, 2014

Langley, B.C.—First West Credit Union today announced a donation of $50,000 to the Co-operative Development Foundation (CDF) of Canada’s Build a Better World campaign. Over the last two years, First West has contributed a total of $100,000 to the program as part of...

April 1, 2014

Langley, B.C. – Today, Enderby & District Financial (Enderby Financial) celebrated its one anniversary as part of First West Credit Union, one of the province’s leading financial cooperatives.

Over the past 12 months, Enderby Financial members and the Enderby region have...

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...