The Hub: News & Events for November 8, 2018

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Central 1 News you need to know

B.C.'s labour market continues gathering strength as earnings rise (Business In Vancouver, article by Bryan Yu, Central 1's deputy chief economist)
British Columbia's labour market showed further signs of tightening, with a firming of average weekly earnings (AWE) in May. Wage earnings rose 0.5% from April and 2.5% from same-month 2016 to $940, outpacing the national performance on both counts. Since late 2016, weekly earnings growth has tracked at an annualized pace of 2% to 3%.

PaymentStream™ Services Manual: FYI — October 2018 (log in required)
The Monthly FYI for October is now available in the Releases section of the PaymentStream Services Manual.
Central 1 Events

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

Summerland, BC

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

April 24-25, 2019
(Save the date)
Member Forum 
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

April 25, 2019
(Save the date)
Central 1 AGM
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre


Industry News

Credit Unions
Meridian recognized as Platinum Level Aon Best Employer in Canada for the second consecutive year (News Release)

Agility in response to growing disruption a key differentiator for Aon 's 2019 Best Employers in Canada (Stockwatch, mentions Meridian, Libro, Innovation, Alterna Savings, BlueShore Financial & Kindred CU)

CIBC among top brands used in phishing attacks: security firm (CBC)

Canada Revenue Agency Is Being Mistaken For Tax Scammers (Huffington Post)


Annual pace of housing starts picked up in October, topped expectations (CTV News)

Financial Literacy
Financial Advice for All, available this FinLit month and every month to follow (Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada News Release)

Where the streets have no change: how buskers are surviving in cashless times (The Guardian)

Legal pot is a nightmare for airports and travellers (BNN Bloomberg)

Industry Events

November 8, 2018
Our experiences with becoming recognized as Living Wage employers
Webinar: 10:00 am - 11:00 am PT

November 13, 2018
IPSOS Financial Service Excellence Awards 2018: Results Discussion

Webinar: 10:00 am - 11:00 am PT

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

December 4-5, 2018
A Shared Vision
Delta Ottawa City Centre

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


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