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MEDIA INQUIRIES

We welcome media inquiries and speaking engagements. Please contact First West's media relations team at the info below, or email mediarelations@firstwestcu.ca.

Jason Brown | Manager, Media Relations
TEL: 604-539-7415  CELL: 604-319-1211

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

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media releases

November 21, 2017

LANGLEY, B.C. — First West Credit Union has announced the winners of the 2017 Fan Choice Awards. Of the hundreds of nominations received between Sept. 11 – Oct. 8, top spots were awarded to the local and independent small businesses that received the most votes from loyal community...

November 2, 2017

LANGLEY, B.C. (Nov. 2, 2017)—DBRS Limited (DBRS) has assigned a Short-Term Instruments Rating of R-1 (low) to First West Credit Union (First West), noting the trend is stable.

The rating reflects First West’s position as the third-largest credit union in British Columbia (B.C...

September 11, 2017

Budget 2017 Update recognizes unique co-operative structure of credit unions and their strategic impact on B.C.’s economy

VICTORIA, B.C. (Sept. 11, 2017) — First West Credit Union welcomed today’s announcement by Finance Minister Carole James to restore...

July 26, 2017

LANGLEY, B.C. (July 26, 2017) — On behalf of our 240,000 members across British Columbia, First West Credit Union extends its appreciation to the BC Chamber of Commerce on its policy advocating for a reinstatement of the small business tax benefit for the province’s credit unions....

June 29, 2017

LANGLEY, B.C. (June 29, 2017) — To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, First West Credit Union is reinforcing its commitment to local communities—the heart of Canadian culture—by donating $150,000 to B.C. non-profits.

Today, three charitable organizations each...