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

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 2014

First West Annual Report 2013

Facts at a glance

media releases

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...

June 3, 2014

Grand total raised by First West since 2007 surpasses a quarter million dollars

Langley, B.C. — As part of the annual BC Children’s Hospital Foundation (BCCHF) Miracle Weekend on May 31 and June 1, First West Credit Union employees, including employees from...

May 29, 2014

Langley, B.C.—At least one Canadian credit union is responding with amusement to the recent concessions Canada’s big banks have made to offer low-cost and no-cost banking options to select groups of Canadians.

On Tuesday it was announced that RBC, Scotiabank...

May 22, 2014

Langley, B.C. — New connections, 16,000 kilometres in the making, are being formed today as First West Credit Union welcomes Martha Maziva, CEO of Central Mashonaland Credit Union in Zimbabwe for a 10-day leadership and learning experience as part of the Women’s Mentorship Program...

May 16, 2014

Langley, B.C. — First West Credit Union today announced it has processed its first Interac Flash™ transactions—becoming the first credit union in British Columbia to initiate the contactless, tap-and-go technology feature on its debit cards.

Interac Flash™ is a...