Read the latest media releases from Island Savings

October 22, 2020

Simple actions can help prevent cybercrime, shares cybersecurity expert

DUNCAN, B.C. – With many Canadians spending more time online due to social distancing measures of the COVID-19 pandemic, cybercrime is on the rise in Canada. Even before the pandemic,… Continue Reading

October 15, 2020

Island Savings raises over $2,400 for food banks while supporting local business

DUNCAN, B.C. – Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union has donated $2,475 to food banks across Vancouver Island following a two-month pilot program, Get a Meal Give… Continue Reading

July 22, 2020

Island Savings grants $109,950 to local charities, adding to historic year of giving through the First West Foundation

DUNCAN, B.C. - The First West Foundation, through its Island Savings Community Endowment, is granting $109,950 this year— a total of 14 grants— to deserving charities throughout Vancouver Island and… Continue Reading

June 17, 2020

Local partnership results in $40,000 for community food banks

DUNCAN, B.C. – 49th Parallel Grocery Stores and Island Savings recently joined forces to raise greatly needed funds for local food banks. Donations were collected at all four 49th Parallel… Continue Reading

May 22, 2020

Island Savings and the First West Foundation launch $600,000 community response fund to help local charities in need

DUNCAN, B.C. - The charitable sector is facing a considerable challenge. COVID-19 has increased the demand on services that support our community’s most vulnerable—and decreased non-profit resources to provide these… Continue Reading

December 19, 2019

First West Credit Union unveils a new digital banking experience across its regional brands for all retail banking members

DUNCAN, B.C. – First West Credit Union today announces that a new digital banking experience is now available for its retail banking members across all its regional divisions. Following on… Continue Reading