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Josh Juhlke, Manager, Media Relations
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media releases

March 23, 2017

$150,000 to be donated to local non-profits, part of credit union’s Canada 150 celebrations

LANGLEY, B.C. (March 23, 2017) — For Canada’s 150th birthday, First West Credit Union will recognize and reinforce the heart of Canadian culture...

March 20, 2017

Equivalent of 1.35 million meals provided by local BC credit union

LANGLEY, B.C. (March 20, 2017) — First West Credit Union’s fight to eliminate hunger in B.C. communities reached record levels in 2016 announced First West Credit Union CEO...

March 13, 2017

First West announces $2.8 million in investments made to hundreds of B.C. non-profits during 2016

LANGLEY, B.C. (March 13, 2017) — The final numbers are in and First West Credit Union CEO Launi Skinner First West has announced that the credit union...

March 8, 2017

LANGLEY, B.C. —“Today, more than ever, our world needs leaders of courage, integrity and compassion to set a course that lifts others up and helps everyone thrive,” says First West Credit Union CEO Launi Skinner. “On International Women’s Day this year, we celebrate...

March 1, 2017

LANGLEY, B.C. (March 1, 2017) — Today’s announcement by the Government of British Columbia to cut red tape and allow for electronic disclosure statements on fixed loan agreements, credit card and lease agreements was met with strong support by First West Credit Union.