The Hub: News & Events for March 1, 2019

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Central 1 News you need to know


New Forge Digital Banking Roadmap (login required) 
​A new Forge Digital Banking Platform Roadmap is now available and we're excited to share it with you. We've heard from clients that you want the roadmap to clearly show what we've done already, what we're working on right now, and what's coming up. The updated and interactive roadmap does all of this. It also shows you what new opportunities and ideas we have in the pipeline. 
 

Save the date for Member Forum + AGM
Our world is rapidly changing and financial services must exceed customer expectations to build a successful future. Join us April 24 & 25 at Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel in Vancouver for two full days of enlightenment and engagement on current and emerging issues for credit unions in Canada. Registration coming soon!

Central 1 Spotlight: 2018 Q4 Webinar Now Online (login required) 
​Central 1 hosted its fourth quarter and year-end 2018 Quarterly Spotlight conference call and webinar on Wednesday, February 27. 

B.C. home sales slump continues in January (Business in Vancouver)
Central 1's deputy chief economist Bryan Yu discusses how federal mortgage regulation, provincial tax policy and eroding confidence in the housing market continued to drag on home sales demand.
Central 1 Events

March 26, 2019 
2019 Spring Contact Meeting: Ottawa 
Alterna Savings Boardroom 
Ottawa, ON
 
 
March 27, 2019 

2019 Spring Contact Meeting: London 
Four Points by Sheraton  
London, ON 

 
March 28, 2019 

2019 Spring Contact Meeting: Toronto 
Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel 
Toronto, ON
 
 

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

(Registration begins soon)

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

Industry News


Credit unions
It's all about attitude: a workforce of continuous learners has become a business imperative (HR Professional Now) - article by Marni Johnson of BlueShore Financial

Fraud
Stopping fraud from the inside out (CU Insight)

HSBC Bank sues 'Jane Doe' impostor who took Burnaby branch for more than $2.2 million in two weeks (Business in Vancouver)

Economics
Canada's economy shrank by 0.1% in December (CBC)

Weaker-than-expected GDP shows Canadian growth stalling (BNN Bloomberg)


Payments
Survey: Canadians are increasingly choosing alternative payment tools (Press release)


Entersekt Survey: two-thirds of consumers favor single mobile app for banking and payments over cash and physical cards (Financial Post)

 

Industry Events

700 W Georgia St, Vancouver


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



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
(Save the date)



October 21-22, 2019
Everlink Connections 2019
Hilton Toronto
(Save the date)
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