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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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First West Annual Report 2016

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media releases

May 4, 2018

LANGLEY, B.C -(May 4, 2018)  First West Credit Union recently won a Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) Learning Excellence Award for their extensive work in the creation and implementation of their Invest in People: First West Certification Program. The award was presented at the...

May 2, 2018

LANGLEY, B.C. — (May 2, 2018)   Henry Jansen, long-time board member of First West Credit Union and avid supporter of the credit union system has been has been inducted into the Canadian Credit Union Association’s (CCUA) Hall of Fame. Jansen received his award at the CCUA...

April 17, 2018

LANGLEY, B.C. – (April 17, 2018) First West Credit Union has released its financial statements for 2017 and in addition to a strong financial performance in all areas, membership continues to grow at a record pace.

In 2017, more than 8,700 new members joined the First West...

April 17, 2018

LANGLEY, B.C. — (April 17, 2018)-  In an important action step towards advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace, First West Credit Union CEO Launi Skinner has proudly signed the Minerva pledge on behalf of the organization. The Minerva pledge is a meaningful public...

April 11, 2018

LANGLEY, B.C. —(April 11, 2018)- Shelley Besse, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at First West Credit Union, has been elected to the Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) Board of Directors on a three-year term.

The CCUA is the national trade association of Canada’s credit...