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May 15, 2014

Langley, B.C. — First West Credit Union today announced it has processed its first Interac Flash™ transactions—becoming the first credit union in British Columbia to initiate the contactless, tap-and-go technology feature on its debit cards.

Interac Flash™ is a...

May 13, 2014

Langley, B.C. — As B.C. food banks struggle to meet increased demands on their resources, First West Credit Union extended a helping hand last week by raising nearly $12,000 and more than 2,000 pounds of food in support of local food banks during Hunger Awareness Week.

In support...

May 12, 2014

Langley, B.C. — First West Credit Union announced today that Shawn Neumann, Henry Jansen, Quentin Bruns and Jim Thomson have been elected to the credit union’s board of directors. Bruns and Thomson are new to the credit union’s board, while Neumann and Jansen stood for election...

May 11, 2014

Langley, B.C. — The First West Foundation, the private, charitable arm of First West Credit Union, today announced that it will donate close to $500,000 in 2014 to charitable organizations in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, Kitimat, and the Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson valleys....

April 28, 2014

Langley, B.C.—Year after year, food banks in British Columbia continue to see an increase in demand for its services as a significant number of British Columbians are struggling to put food on the table. In 2013, more than 94,000 people in British Columbia were assisted by...