Read the latest media releases from First West Credit Union

June 27, 2023

First West Credit Union partners with One Twenty Three West to elevate its brand and visual identity

LANGLEY, B.C- After an extensive review process, First West Credit Union has selected agency One Twenty Three West (123w) to help bring its ambitious brand strategy to life and evolve… Continue Reading

June 16, 2023

First West Foundation strengthens local communities through $795,000 in grants 

LANGLEY, B.C. - The First West Foundation, through its Envision Financial, Valley First, Island Savings and Enderby Financial Community Endowments, the First West Credit Union Leaders Fund and Keeping a Good… Continue Reading

June 12, 2023

First West and thirdstream partner to launch new offering from Central 1’s innovation platform

VANCOUVER, B.C.- Central 1 today announced the latest deployments from its innovation hub, Forge Community. DUCA, a credit union participant that joined the collaborative platform last year, launched a new… Continue Reading

January 25, 2023

DBRS Morningstar confirms rating on First West Credit Union at BBB (high), Stable trend

LANGLEY, B.C. – DBRS Limited (DBRS Morningstar) has confirmed a Long-Term Issuer Rating of BBB (high) and both a Short-Term Issuer Rating and a Short-Term Instruments Rating of R-1 (low)… Continue Reading

December 20, 2022

First West Credit Union successfully closes $150 million, 2-year senior deposit notes offering

LANGLEY, B.C. – On November 29, 2022, First West Credit Union (“First West”) closed its offering (the “Offering”) of $150 million aggregate principal amount of senior deposit notes due on… Continue Reading

December 15, 2022

First West Credit Union selects HSO and Microsoft Dynamics 365 to deliver operational excellence and create remarkable experiences for members

British Columbia’s third-largest credit union set to unlock member value and accelerate growth by migrating to a comprehensive customer relationship management platform   LANGLEY, B.C. – HSO, a leading global… Continue Reading

November 17, 2022

First West Credit Union Expands Relationship with Fiserv to Bring Clover to More Small Businesses Across British Columbia

 LANGLEY, B.C. — Today, First West Credit Union (FWCU), a British Columbia-based credit union with $16.9 billion in total assets and assets under administration, and Fiserv, a leading global provider… Continue Reading

September 28, 2022

First West Credit Union Commits to Innovation in Indigenous Employment

LANGLEY, B.C.- First West Credit Union is committed to helping build a new generation of employment and workplace strategies for current and future Indigenous employees through its signing of the Charter… Continue Reading

August 30, 2022

First West Credit Union signs the UN Principles for Responsible Banking

LANGLEY, B.C. – As a continuation of its firm commitment to responsible environmental, social and governance practices, First West Credit Union and its divisions Envision Financial, Valley First, Island Savings… Continue Reading

August 11, 2022

First West aims to create positive change for members, communities, and planet with improved ESG rating

LANGLEY, B.C. –First West Credit Union has continued its journey to becoming a more sustainable and socially conscious organization by engaging  Morningstar Sustainalytics, a leading global provider of Environmental, Social,… Continue Reading