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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


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Facts at a glance

media releases

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...

November 30, 2018

LANGLEY, B.C. (Nov. 30, 2018) — First West Credit Union has placed 60 Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in each of their locations across B.C. in effort to make their community safer in case of a cardiac emergency.

Through the summer and fall of...

October 30, 2018

LANGLEY, BC - (October 30, 2018) - First West Credit Union and FICANEX® are pleased to announce the roll-out of SendGlobal, an international money transfer mobile application that provides a convenient and secure way for customers to send money to family and...

October 18, 2018

LANGLEY, B.C. (October 18, 2018)- DBRS Limited (DBRS) has assigned a Short-Term Instruments Rating of R-1 (low) to First West Credit Union, noting the trend is stable.

The ratings reflect First West’s position as the third-largest credit union in B.C. and the fifth-...

July 25, 2018

LANGLEY, B.C. – First West Credit Union is celebrating an important milestone with its members, employees and community partners after officially surpassing $10 billion in assets under management. Since its inception in 2010, First West has experienced sustained growth in...