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First Credit Union in Courtenay has Moved! 14-1599 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay
Our First Credit Union branch in Courtenay has moved to Courtenay Crossing mall (17th & Cliffe). Call us at our new full-service location where we are offering opening specials!

Courtenay Crossing Locaiton Map
Not-for-Profit: Thriving in Community Online Event
Not-for-Profit: Thriving in Community
Join First Credit Union and Vantage Point for Not-for-Profit: Thriving in Community, a series of skill building workshops designed to support for the not-for-profit sector.

Workshops will include; Board Roles and Responsibilities, Scenario Planning in Times of Change, Engaging Skilled Volunteers in a Virtual World, and Succession Planning and Recruitment. Workshop content will consider our current COVID-19 challenges and are designed to be as interactive as possible with virtual break-out rooms intended to support networking between organizations and individuals.

First Credit Union is pleased to be sponsoring this content which means that workshops are FREE to attend. There are no limits to how many people from an organization can join us, however space is limited so please do let us know/cancel your registration if you are unable to attend.

If you are interested in attending this virtual workshop series please register here.

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Notice to Members: First Insurance Has Moved!
We would like to announce that First Insurance and Westview Agencies have rebranded as The Co-operators.  As of February 1, 2020, First Insurance has relocated to 109-4871 Joyce Ave at Crossroads Village.

FIPR Has Moved


Why one insurance office in Powell River?
Because both insurance agencies are operating as The Co-operators, offering the same products and services, it no longer makes sense to operate two locations so close together. As well, we will be renovating to serve you better and will be utilizing that space.

Where do I go for my insurance needs?
Your insurance needs will be provided as of February 1, 2020 at The Co-operators (formerly Westview Agencies) located in Crossroads Village 4871 Joyce Ave #109, Powell River, BC V8A 5P4, 604-485-7931.

What can you tell me about The Co-operators?
The Co-operators Group Limited (CGL) is a Canadian-owned co-operative that has been helping Canadians protect what matters most for more than 75 years. Their business decisions are guided by their co-operative principles and they make people a priority. To learn more about The Co-operators, its history and its commitment to the communities it serves, visit

Can I still work with my same insurance agent?
The employees of First Insurance will be joining The Co-operators team at the Crossroads Village location.  You can continue to do business with the same friendly staff.

Will the phone number for my insurance agent remain the same?
After February 1, you will call the Westview Agencies phone number 604-485-7931 to reach your insurance agent.

Will my coverage, policy or payment options change?
No, your coverage, policy and payment structure will remain the same. No action is required on your part.

I have a claim in progress. What happens now?
Your claim will continue to be managed by the person assigned to your file.

How can I learn more about The Co-operators?
You can visit or connect with them via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.  

Is First Credit Union associated with The Co-operators?
First Credit Union and The Co-operators are partners in Westview Agencies. Together we offer a full range of financial services to meet your needs. As well, you will continue to benefit as a member with discounts on your home insurance.


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