The Hub: News & Events for December 13, 2018

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Central 1 News you need to know

Access market rates only in Treasury Connect as of mid-January (log in required)
Market rates will only be available in Treasury Connect as of mid-January 2019 as we continue to integrate our Treasury services into one seamless experience. This means that market rates won't be displayed in the Treasury Deposit System (TDS), Treasury Web Services (TWS), Secure Site or distributed via the Market Snap email from this time.

Rent hikes, low vacancy rates persist (Business In Vancouver, article by Bryan Yu, Central 1's deputy chief economist)
For renter households, the latest data from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.'s annual Rental Market Survey is unlikely to be a surprise. While not universal across the province, 2018 marked another year of rock-bottom vacancy rates and soaring monthly rent.

Central 1 Events

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

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April 25, 2019
Central 1 AGM
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

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

(Save the date)

Button to Credit Union Careers
Button to Central 1's Economic Insights
Button to our Annual Research Package

Industry News

Credit Unions
Meridian's new, automated price matching service puts dollars back into the pockets of Members (News Release)

Concentra Bank Announces 2018 Q3 Financial Results, Declares Dividend (News Release)

Report: More Indigenous entrepreneurs in B.C. are finding success, recording profits (Indigenous Lands & Resources Today, mentions Vancouver City Savings CU)

Khalsa Credit Union donates $7,000 for two youth mental-health programs (The Abbotsford News)

Investing in your children's future (The Peterborough Examiner, mentions Meridian CU)

Veem exports payments platform to Canada (Finextra)

How smarter payments are making the gig economy safer (PYMNTS)


Toronto and Vancouver most 'vulnerable' to rate hikes: CMHC (BNN Bloomberg)


Technology in 2019: Some Clouds, Many Silver Linings (Techvibes)


71% of Canadians think the federal government needs to do more to improve housing affordability (Livabl)

Industry Events

December 19, 2018
Compliance: A Credit Union Perspective Webinar
10:00 - 11:00 am PT

January 9, 2019
State of the System Webinar
1:00 - 2:00 pm ET

January 22-23, 2019
A Shared Vision
Delta Ottawa City Centre

February 19-20, 2019
Global Alliance for Banking on Values
Vancouver Convention Centre

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

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May 5-8, 2019
2019 National Conference for Canada's Credit Unions
Winnipeg Convention Centre

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