The Hub: News & Events for October 15, 2018

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Central 1 News you need to know

Momentum 2018
General registration is open for Momentum, October 28 to 30 at the beautiful Parq Vancouver!  Spots are going quickly. Behind the scenes, AI and machine learning are powering unique and effective customer experiences. What's the latest in AI trends, how is it reshaping intelligent digital banking experiences, and how can you use it to power up your customer engagement.

B.C. Economic Briefing
This week's briefing looks at housing starts, Teranet Price Index, job vacancies.

B.C. Regional Labour Report
B.C. employment surged in September, marking a fourth consecutive monthly increase and pointing a firm
rebound after a weak first half.

Ontario Economic Briefing
This week's briefing looks at housing starts and average home prices.

Ontario Regional Labour Report
After shedding over 80,000 jobs last month, employment in September increased by 36,100 net new hires. 

RRIF, RRSP, and TFSA Manuals: Update to Estates Information (login required)
We have created a new Section to include information related to the administration and tax reporting requirements for estates past the exempt period.
Central 1 Events

October 15, 2018
Contact Group Meeting: Toronto
Sheraton Toronto Airport

October 16, 2018
Contact Group Meeting: London
Four Points by Sheraton, London

October 17, 2018
Contact Group Meeting: Ottawa
Alterna Savings Boardroom, Ottawa

October 18-20, 2018
2018 Fall Peer Group Meeting:
Peer Group 1

Prince George, BC

October 25-27, 2018
2018 Fall Peer Group Meeting:
Peer Group 3

Cranbrook, BC
Parq, Vancouver

November 16-17, 2018
2018 Fall Peer Group Meeting:
Peer Group 2

Summerland, BC

Industry News

Companies optimistic even before new continental trade pact: Bank of Canada (CTV)

NAFTA talks forced Canada to pick a side in U.S.-China trade war (CBC)

Bank of America stung by shadow banks as investment-banking fees slips (BNN)

Labour Market
Canadian Firms, Facing Labor Shortages, Expect to Ramp Up Investment (Bloomberg)

Retail's New E-Commerce Headache: Delivering Workers to Warehouses (Toronto Star)

Real Estate
Vancouver Leads Canada's First Home Sales Decline in Five Months (Bloomberg)


Can Cryptocurrencies Become Viable Currencies? (Huffington Post)

As cryptocurrencies slump, Coinsquare doubles down on growth (Financial Post)

Industry Events

October 14-17, 2018
2018 Lending Conference
Victoria, BC

October 18-19, 2018
IAFCI Annual Training Seminar
UBC Robson Square, Vancouver

October 19-21, 2018
CUNA National Credit Union Roundtable for Board Leadership
Vancouver, BC

November 1, 2018

CUSource - Cannabis at work: challenges for credit unions

November 5-6, 2018
Everlink Payment Services - Connections 2018
Hilton, Toronto

November 5-6, 2018
Hike the Hill 2018
Ottawa, ON

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