We deliver products and services to members through locally trusted brands

With more than $14 billion in total assets and assets under management, and more than 250,000 members, First West is one of Canada’s largest credit unions. Through four locally known brands, we provide service and advice that reflects local economies and meets the needs of those who live, work and play in our communities.

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Honouring a rich heritage

Our divisional brands reflect their former credit union names. Known in their communities for generations, these names have attained considerable brand affinity. We’ve successfully leveraged their brand equity in their respective markets.

Envision Financial

Envision Financial offers deposit, lending, investment and insurance services to individuals and businesses in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Kitimat. It was founded in 1946.

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Valley First

Valley First provides banking, borrowing, insurance and investment services to retail and business members in the Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson Valley regions. It was established in Penticton in 1947.

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Island Savings

Founded in 1951, Island Savings delivers retail and business banking along with insurance and investment services to British Columbians on Vancouver Island and throughout the Southern Gulf Islands.

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Enderby & District Financial

Since its inception in 1947, Enderby & District Financial has provided retail and commercial banking services to members in the North Okanagan area.

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First West Capital

First West Capital helps small- and medium-sized businesses grow, acquire or transition by providing a range of junior capital solutions, from subordinated debt to mezzanine and hybrid equity financing. Launched in 2010, First West Capital serves clients of all industries across Canada.

First West Foundation

Established in 1996, First West Foundation is the philanthropic arm of First West Credit Union. Through granting programs to local charitable organizations, First West Foundation contributes to creating active and vibrant communities through projects that have a lasting impact on community life.