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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.

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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...

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...