The Hub: News & Events for March 15, 2019

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Central 1 News you need to know

Major projects set to buoy B.C. economy (Business in Vancouver)
B.C.'s economy is set for a flurry of investment spending as major projects in the province get underway and construction ramps up, according to.Deputy Chief Economist Bryan Yu.

Economic growth to slow in B.C. this year: Central 1 Credit Union (Global News/CKNW)
Coverage of Central 1's report on how the slump in the B.C. housing market will threaten growth of the economy, and Deputy Chief Economist Bryan Yu discusses other factors that may mitigate this effect. 

Cooler housing market is dragging down B.C.'s economic growth, report says (CBC)
Analysis and government reaction to Central 1's report of the cooling housing market's effect on the economy as a whole. 

Now available: Updated Cyber Security FAQs (login required)  
Central 1 completed a three-part Cyber Security Information webinar in January through early February in response to the recent increase in cyber incidents against our clients.  


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
Central 1 Member Forum
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

April 25, 2019
Central 1 AGM
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

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

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

Industry News

Total Debt Worldwide Hits US$240 Trillion, And The Bank Of Canada Is Worried (Huffington Post)

Fraud Prevention Month

Investigation: Dozens of money transfer/exchange businesses operating out of Metro Vancouver condos, houses (Vancouver Sun)


Average Canadian home sold in February cost $468,350, down 5.2% in past year (CBC)

Canada Proposes Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrency Exchanges (CoinDesk)


Industry Events

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

April 23, 2019
Credit Union Foundation of BC AGM (2:00 pm)
Stabilization Central Credit Union of B.C. AGM (3:00 pm)
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
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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
(Save the date)

October 21-22, 2019
Everlink Connections 2019
Hilton Toronto
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