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Josh Juhlke, Manager, Media Relations
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April 16, 2019

LANGLEY, B.C. – Susan Byrom, a long-time community champion and leader from First West Credit Union was awarded the SOURCES Community Hero Award this past weekend at Sources Foundation’s 24th annual fundraising gala.

Notably, Byrom is only the fourth...

April 10, 2019

KELOWNA, B.C. – Miranda Birkbeck, a Kelowna-based HR Advisor from First West Credit Union was recently named the winner of the 2019 Rising Star Award by the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) of British Columbia & Yukon. This prestigious award recognizes...

March 8, 2019

LANGLEY, B.C. (March 8, 2019) - Two First West Credit Union female leaders were recognized on BCBusiness’ fifth annual B.C.’s Most Influential Women list, which honoured dozens of women making a difference in the finance industry. Launi Skinner, CEO of First West...

February 26, 2019

LANGLEY, B.C. (February 25, 2019) — Four directors – including two new to the board – have been declared elected by acclamation to the First West Credit Union board of directors and will begin three-year terms on May 14, 2019.

Four seats were available...

December 18, 2018

LANGLEY, B.C. – On Nov. 19, 2018, DBRS Limited (DBRS) has assigned a Long-Term Issuer Rating of BBB (high) with a stable trend to First West Credit Union. First West’s short-term ratings were confirmed by...