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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

Josh Juhlke, Manager, Media Relations
TEL: 604-539-7360

Brian Bevilacqua, Sr. Manager Communications & PR
TEL: 604-539-7389 | CELL: 604-309-7446

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First West Annual Report 2016

First West Annual Report 2015

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media releases

April 7, 2016

LANGLEY, B.C. (April 7, 2016) — First West Credit Union continued its trend of strong growth in 2015, while moving ahead with major projects such as the integration of Island Savings and investments in technology infrastructure.

The Langley-based financial co-operative achieved a...

March 15, 2016

DUNCAN, B.C. (March 15, 2016) — On January 1, Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union, celebrated its first anniversary as part of First West Credit Union, one of the province’s leading financial cooperatives.

Over the past 12 months, Island Savings members and...

February 23, 2016

Yesterday, the Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) announced the introduction of Mobile Pay, a new payment technology that uses a credit union’s mobile banking app and an Android smartphone to make payments at Interac Flash-enabled point-of-sale terminals.

Introducing this new...

February 10, 2016

VANCOUVER, B.C. (Feb. 10, 2016) Grow, Canada’s leading online lender, announced today it has begun collaborating with First West Credit Union to explore the expansion of online consumer lending in Canada.

This new venture between Canada’s fastest...

December 2, 2015

First West Credit Union gives back nearly $1.2 million in total community investment in 2015

LANGLEY, B.C. (Dec. 2, 2015) — December brings with it the busyness of the holiday season and kicks off a season of indulgence filled with holiday shopping, and festive...