The Hub: News & Events for November 22, 2018

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Central 1 News you need to know

Ontario Housing Forecast 2018-2020
Ontario's housing market momentum has deteriorated as potential buyers are forced onto the 'homeownership sidelines' as they adapt to 2018's new policies, according to Central 1 Credit Union's latest Ontario Housing Forecast.

The report covers regional and provincial economic residential investment and construction, rental market and employment.

Federal Fall Economic Statement 2018
The federal government delivered its Fall Economic Statement 2018 providing a fi scal update to Budget 2018 and outlined initiatives to improve Canada's competitiveness through accelerated depreciation measures, increased support for innovation, expand international trade opportunities, reduced interprovincial trade barriers, and updated federal regulations. No tax cuts were announced. The budget defi cit and debt projections follow the same pattern as previously.

Spending data firms up B.C.'s growth picture (Business in Vancouver, article by Bryan Yu, Central 1's deputy chief economist)
Newly released data has confirmed another year of strong growth for the B.C. economy.
Provincial economic growth will slow in British Columbia: Central 1 Credit Union (Global News 908 CKNW, mentions Central 1)
The B.C. economy is expected to slow down next year, but that could be good news for home buyers.

B.C. economy set to surge ahead on LNG Canada project, report says* (The Globe and Mail, mentions Central 1) *behind paywall
Central 1 Events

November 27-28, 2018
The User Sessions: Fall Webinar Series
10:30 am - 12:30 pm PST

November 29, 2018
Central 1 Q3 Webinar
10:00 am - 11:00 am PT

April 24-25, 2019
Member Forum 
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

(Save the date)

April 25, 2019
Central 1 AGM
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

(Save the date)

September 8-10, 2019
Momentum Summit & Trade Show
Westin Harbor Castle, Toronto

(Save the date)


Industry News

Credit Unions
Introducing our new CEO! (Kindred CU News Release)

Financial Themed Gifts (CTV Vancouver, interview with Coast Capital Savings)

Innovation Credit Union Recognized as Caring Company by Imagine Canada (News Release)

Hack Friday -- how to avoid five major cybersecurity risks (Forbes)

Canadian banks using in-house hackers to improve and test cybersecurity (The Star)


'Big problem' for B.C.: One in five children growing up poor (Times Colonist)

Holiday Debt A Risk To Canadians' Mental Health, But We're Going For It Anyway (Huffington Post)


Canada Post Back-To-Work Legislation Introduced To End CUPW Strike (Huffington Post)

Ontario passes sweeping labour reform law, rolls back many changes made by Liberals (CTV News)

Industry Events

November 27-29, 2018
Real Estate Forum
Metro Toronto Convention Centre

December 11, 2018
Concentra Bank
Q3 Investor Relations Webinar

9:00 - 10:00 am PT

January 23-24, 2019
A Shared Vision
Delta Ottawa City Centre

March 27-29, 2019
Ontario Credit Union Conference
Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel

(Save the Date)

May 5-8, 2019
CCUA National Conference
Winnipeg Convention Centre (Save the Date)

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