Pacific & Western Credit Corp is a holding company. The Company's wholly-owned and main subsidiary is Pacific & Western Bank of Canada, which provides financial solutions to clients in selected niche markets. The Bank receives deposits through a diversified network of deposit brokers and is a member institution of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation ('CDIC'). The Bank invests these funds in loans, leases, commercial mortgages, residential development mortgages, equity and debt of corporations, and government guaranteed securities, all of which are selected to provide lower returns on equity but with limited risk of default. The Bank has two main business activities, namely deposit services and lending services. Deposit services are located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Deposits, consisting of guaranteed investment certificates and daily interest savings accounts, eligible for CDIC insurance, are raised through a diversified network of deposit brokers across Canada. The Bank's business is comprised of three core lending segments, being real estate lending, public sector lending and commercial lending. The Bank's real estate lending portfolio is organized into four categories, being land and construction loans, residential term mortgages, commercial term mortgages, and insured mortgages. The Bank provides land and construction loans, residential term mortgages, commercial term mortgages, and insured mortgages.