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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,...

March 20, 2013

Enderby, B.C. — Following this month’s announcement that the members of Enderby & District Credit Union (EDCU) had voted in favour of merging with First West Credit Union, EDCU’s board has announced that it will establish a new $500,000 endowment to be housed within the...

March 6, 2013

Enderby, B.C.—Members of Enderby & District Credit Union (EDCU) who voted at last night’s special general meeting unanimously approved a special resolution that would see their North Okanagan financial co-operative join B.C.-based First West Credit Union.


February 7, 2013

Langley, B.C. — Employees at First West Credit Union, B.C.’s third largest credit union, are marking B.C’s inaugural Family Day by doing just what the province’s newest holiday was intended for – spending time with their families. In a survey of employees conducted...