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May 29, 2014

Langley, B.C.—At least one Canadian credit union is responding with amusement to the recent concessions Canada’s big banks have made to offer low-cost and no-cost banking options to select groups of Canadians.

On Tuesday it was announced that RBC, Scotiabank...

May 22, 2014

Langley, B.C. — New connections, 16,000 kilometres in the making, are being formed today as First West Credit Union welcomes Martha Maziva, CEO of Central Mashonaland Credit Union in Zimbabwe for a 10-day leadership and learning experience as part of the Women’s Mentorship Program...

May 16, 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 14, 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 13, 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...