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

Josh Juhlke, Manager, Media Relations
TEL: 604-539-7360

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

media packages

First West Annual Report 2016

First West Annual Report 2015

Facts at a glance

media releases

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...

June 9, 2017

LANGLEY, B.C. (June 9, 2017) — First West Credit Union's David Kropp was recognized recently with a Canada-wide credit union industry award acknowledging leadership in business.

Kropp, who leads the communications and public relations team at First West, was one of five...

May 11, 2017

LANGLEY, B.C. (May 12, 2017) — Terry Enns, a lifetime resident of the Fraser Valley and long-time champion of the credit union industry, was inducted into the Canadian Credit Union Association’s (CCUA) National Hall of Fame this week in a ceremony in Halifax, Nova Scotia.