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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

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...

June 25, 2018

LANGLEY, B.C. –(June 25, 2018) First West Credit Union is furthering its commitment to the province, the economy and the community with a $100 million investment through the construction of a new regional office in Langley. Earlier this morning, First West Credit...