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First West Annual Report 2013

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February 19, 2014

Langley, B.C.— Yesterday’s budget announcement by Finance Minister Michael de Jong that the B.C. government would adjust current legislation to shelter credit unions from the full impact of the negative federal income tax change for three years was welcomed by First...

February 11, 2014

Langley, B.C. — First West Credit Union today announced that it grew its membership base by more than four per cent in 2013.

Notably, this year is the third consecutive year that First West, which operates throughout British Columbia locally as Envision Financial,...

January 28, 2014

Langley, B.C. — First West Credit Union today announced that Darrell Jaggers has been appointed as the credit union’s new chief information officer. Formerly CIO at Island Savings, a Vancouver Island-based credit union that is currently in discussions to join First West subject to...

January 6, 2014

Langley, B.C. — First West Credit Union is now accepting nominations from candidates interested in standing for election to its board of directors.

The First West board is composed of 12 directors who lead and oversee the credit union by setting strategic direction, working closely...

December 4, 2013

Credit unions now seeking regulator’s consent and member approval

Langley, B.C.— Following several months of due diligence, the boards of Island Savings and First West Credit Union have unanimously approved the business case that would see Island Savings join...