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May 6, 2013

Innovative technology allows members to manage their accounts in their homes, workplaces

Langley, B.C.—Banking just got a little easier as First West Credit Union, in partnership with TRG Mobilearth Inc., recently launched its first mobile branch, also known as...

April 12, 2013

Langley, B.C.—The provincial tax increases proposed Thursday by NDP Finance critic Bruce Ralston will without a doubt negatively impact British Columbia’s co-operative banking sector says First West Credit Union.

At a press conference yesterday, Ralston promised that if...

April 8, 2013

Total assets grew by more than $426 million or 7.8%, one of the highest growth rates amongst major B.C. credit unions

  • Membership grew by more than 3.0%
  • Total assets increased 7.8% to $5.8 billion
  • Loans increased 8.9% to $5.1 billion
  • ...
April 8, 2013

Vancouver, B.C. — First West Credit Union and Qtrade Financial Group announced today that they have extended their strategic partnership agreement to at least 2019, following the recent announcement that Desjardins Group has completed a major investment in Qtrade Financial Group. Through a...

March 25, 2013

Langley, B.C.—One of Canada’s five largest credit unions has weighed in on the surprise announcement in Thursday’s budget, in which a  tax deduction available  for credit unions would be phased out over the next five years beginning in 2013. First West Credit Union,...