The Hub: News & Events for February 19, 2019

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Central 1 News you need to know


Ontario Economic Briefing
Highlights include:
  • Manufacturing sales increased by 3.5 per cent in 2018
  • Ontario existing home sales increased by 3.5 per cent in January

B.C. Economic Briefing
 Highlights include:
  • 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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Button to Credit Union Careers
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Forge
Button to our Annual Research Package

Industry News


Credit unions
First Calgary Financial Funds Tuition, Savings and Stress Relief for Local Students (Press Release)


Banking
Why your bank branch is looking more like a café (Globe and Mail) - mentions Wade Stayzer of Meridian Credit Union


Housing

Is it the early days of a real estate revolution? Online realtor Redfin launches in Canada (CBC)

Every member of Vancouver family now owns a home: a unique path to affordability (CTV)

These Are The Best Canadian Cities For Single Homebuyers, According to Zoocasa
 (Huffington Post)


Economics
Minister says plans to fight poverty, climate change, focus of B.C. budget (CTV)
 
Foreigners Dump Canadian Bonds at Record Levels (Bloomberg)

CIBC sees Canadian dollar falling to 15-year lows on weak exports (The Star)


Technology
Canada's financial upstarts are lining up behind open banking, but bigger players may need convincing (Financial Post)


Payments
Payments Canada announces high-profile roster of industry leaders discussing the future of payments at the 2019 SUMMIT (Payments Business)


Fraud
Fraud's New Paradigm: Let Fraudsters In, But Never Let Them Leave (Pymnts)

 

Industry Events


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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