The Hub: News & Events for February 11, 2019

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Payment Solutions Manual: New Wires Part and Training Videos (log in required)
Wires offers a single integrated system that will enable financial institutions to quickly and securely send and receive funds nationally and internationally via the PaymentStream Direct platform. Eventually, Wires will replace the Money Transfer System (MTS). However, MTS and Wires will continue to run parallel until existing MTS features and clients have switched over.

Read the latest Ontario Weekly Economic Briefing
  • Strong employment growth overshadowed by more people actively looking for work
  • Ontario's housing starts increased by 6.8 per cent in January due to more high-density construction
  • Non-residential permit volumes recoiled in 2018
  • Increased supply in Toronto's existing homes market pulled down price growth in January
Read the latest B.C. Weekly Economic Briefing
  • Part-time hiring lifts B.C. employment in January
  • Lower Mainland housing demand remains weak, prices retreat
  • Housing starts firm to start 2019
  • Record breaking building permits reached in December
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

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Industry News

Credit Unions
WFCU Credit Union Announces $ 1 Million Contribution to the New St. Clair College Sports Park Presented by WFCU Credit Union (Press release)

B.C. adds 8,700 jobs in January amid 'solid' labour market (Business in Vancouver)

Morneau says feds focused on money laundering fight in B.C., globally (BNN Bloomberg)

Concerns about overvalued Canadian homes abating as job prospects, employment improve  (Livabl)

Big-Bank Mortgages Are Comfortable, Popular And The Worst Deal Around (Huffington Post) 

Cyber Security
Canada Privacy Regulator Is Probing Facebook Over RBC Access  (Bloomberg) 

UBank launches 'digital human' home loan assistant (Finextra)

Industry Events

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


September 15-17, 2019
CULA Conference
White Oaks Conference Resort
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

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October 21 – 22, 2019
Everlink Connections 2019
Hilton Toronto

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