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June 28, 2013

Six credit unions donate $245,000 to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Floods Fund on behalf of members

Vancouver, B.C. — Six B.C. credit unions have joined forces to provide $245,000 through the Canadian Red Cross to assist with flood relief and rebuilding efforts in...

May 30, 2013

Canada’s fifth largest credit union to also host an international female credit union leader from Ghana

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...

May 10, 2013

Langley, B.C. — First West Credit Union is pleased to announce the election of Michael Brydon and the re-election of Robin Middleton, Terry Enns, Peter Scherle and Ken Voth to its board of directors. In a board meeting following the annual general meeting, Shawn Neumann...

May 8, 2013

Langley, B.C.—The First West Foundation, the private, charitable arm of First West Credit Union, today announced that it will donate over $300,000 in 2013 to charitable organizations in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, Kitimat, and the Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson valleys.


May 7, 2013

First West CEO Launi Skinner joins credit union peers to see firsthand how cooperatives are making a difference internationally

Langley, B.C.—Unlike most businesses that are always trying to out-compete one another, credit unions and cooperatives often come together...