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Made for everyday life.

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Open a Simply Free Account® and get:

  • $0 monthly fees
  • $0 fees at any ding free® ATM
  • FREE unlimited Interac e-Transfer®

Plus, you can rest easy knowing that all deposits with B.C.’s Credit Unions are 100% protected by the Credit Union Deposit Insurance Corporation of British Columbia.

​Becoming a member is simple and takes less than 5 minutes — just open an account.

You can also give us a call at 1-888-597-6083 or send us a note and we'll get in touch with you, answer your questions or get you started.

Free day-to-day banking plus all the services you need

We help members like you with their banking needs through simple and easy transactions, expert financial advice and flexible borrowing options.

​Stop paying monthly fees and you could save


*Average monthly fees are based on products with comparable features at major Canadian banks as at February 19, 2021.

Credit cards

From travel and cash rewards to purchase protection and premium travel services. We have the card for you.

Mortgages & Loans

Competitive rates and our local decision-making give us the flexibility to develop funding solutions unique to you.  


We will take the time to get to know you, understand your needs and develop a tailored plan to help you achieve your financial goals.

Members of First West Credit Union will vote between November 1, 2021 and November 21, 2021 on whether to authorize First West to apply to become a federal credit union under the Bank Act. If First West becomes a federal credit union, it will automatically become a member of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) and Credit Union Deposit Insurance Corporation of British Columbia deposit insurance will no longer apply. See attached Notice for further detail on what this change means to your deposits with First West.

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We've got you covered with more ways to bank

​Our personal online and mobile banking options make it easy for you to manage your money whenever and whereever. We use the latest technology to keep your money and your information safe — always.

Online banking

Do your banking from home or work, with everything you need to manage your accounts in one place.

Mobile app

Check your balance, pay with your phone, send money, pay bills, deposit cheques and so much more.

4,500+ ding free® ATMs

With an ATM network bigger than most banks, credit union members have access to thousands of surcharge-free ATMs across Canada.

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Where you bank matters

When you join our credit union you are a member, not a customer, and that makes all the difference.

Your money stays in B.C. As a financial co-operative, we use your money to help businesses grow and communities thrive. 

Find out more about the Financial Co-operative difference

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After you start banking with us, register with our Referral Perks® program and you could earn $100 for you and every friend you refer*.

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