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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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Facts at a glance

media releases

March 29, 2010

Skinner succeeds Gord Huston as the new CEO of First West Credit Union

Surrey, B.C. – First West Credit Union’s board of directors today announced that after an extensive recruitment process, Launi Skinner will be appointed chief executive officer, effective...

March 24, 2010

Huston announced plans to retire after 14 years of service to First West Credit Union and its forerunners

Surrey, B.C.—After 14 years of devoted service to First West Credit Union and its forerunners Envision Financial and First Heritage Savings, chief executive...

March 23, 2010

Long-time leader in the B.C. credit union system passed away at the age of 81

Surrey, B.C.—Carl Liden, a long-time leader in the B.C. credit union system and noted Delta politician, passed away on March 21 at the age of 81.

A former Director of Credit Union...

March 5, 2010

Credit union expresses support of the new national credit union framework

SURREY, B.C. – First West Credit Union expressed support today for the federal government’s plan to introduce a legislative framework that will enable credit unions to operate nationally...

March 3, 2010

British Columbia’s newest financial institution now accepting candidate nominations for its board of directors

Surrey and Penticton, B.C. - British Columbia’s newest financial institution, First West Credit Union, is now accepting candidate nominations for its...