The Hub: News & Events for October 23, 2018

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Central 1 News you need to know

Momentum 2018
Artificial Intelligence with real impact: 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?
Register now for Momentum 2018

Economic Analysis of Ontario
Highlights include details on growth slowdown and unemployment rate.

Interest Rate Alert
The Bank of Canada will raise its target rate one quarter percentage point to 1.75 per cent on Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018. 

Updates to Training Resources (login required)
We have made several updates to our Training Videos page, as described in this Secure Site news item.

Peer Group and Contact Group Meetings (login required)
In our Secure Site event listings, we've posted the Central 1 presentations from past events, and we'll continue to post them as the meetings take place. If you were unable to attend, and you'd like more context for the slides, please contact

Presentations available now: 
Central 1 Events

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

Credit Unions
How to decide if you should make the switch from a variable to a fixed-rate mortgage (Financial Post, mentions Scott Evans at Blueshore Financial)

SASCU Insurance Celebrates 10th Anniversary (Press Release)

1/3 of Canadians fear bankruptcy ahead of Bank of Canada rate decision (BNN Bloomberg)

Bank of Canada asks: Is a cashless society problematic? (Finextra)

Trudeau imposes carbon tax, with rebates, on four provinces (BNN Bloomberg)

Waterloo-based Thalmic Labs unveils augmented reality smart glasses (Financial Post)

Government of Canada Launches Digital Academies (Techvibes)

Blockchain Used to Settle Stocks in Bank of Canada Experiment (Bloomberg)


Industry Events

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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