The Hub: News & Events for March 8, 2019

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Happy International Women's Day!
It's only natural that we support International Women's Day. After all, we're a values-based organization that supports credit unions that are values-driven too. We recognize the importance of women's contributions, and we're stepping up in a number of ways to lower barriers. On this International Women's Day, we applaud all of our partners and members who are living their values, and working to make the world a more equal place for women and girls. Thank you.

Register now for the Member Forum + AGM
Join us April 24 and 25 in Vancouver for our annual Member Forum and AGM. The agenda is now posted for two days of enlightenment and engagement on current and emerging issues for credit unions in Canada. Registration is now available.

 B.C.'s retail sector stumbled in December (Business in Vancouver)
Central 1's deputy chief economist Bryan Yu discusses the end-of-year numbers from the retail sector and identifies who dipped the most and which sectors were the bright spots.

Cyber Insurance Update (login required) 
Cyber threats to B.C. credit unions are increasing in scale and scope. In addition to the most obvious crime of unauthorized money transfers, there are other risks. Check out CUAIB Bulletin #31 for more info.

Origination Solutions Manual: New Open Anywhere™ Digital Part (login required) 
 We have updated the Origination Solutions Manual, Open Anywhere Volume to add a new Part for Open Anywhere Digital. The new part is applicable to financial institutions that implement Open Anywhere Digital with Open Anywhere In-Branch (a fully integrated OMNI channel implementation). 


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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Industry News

Credit unions
Women starting a business should start here (Morningstar) - Quotes Ilana Schonwetter, BlueShore Financial Investment Advisor
Servus Credit Union announces 2019 Board of Director election results (Press release)

Servus Credit Union marks 80th anniversary with record profit share (Press release)

What gives? Canada's job market off to its best start in almost 40 years (Financial Post)

Bank of Canada sees longer economic 'detour' than expected (BNN Bloomberg)

Are You a Woman Wanting to Run a Bank Division? Look to Canada (Bloomberg)

Report: Canadian women list income, debt as top factors in improving their financial confidence (Cision)

Seniors getting into trouble tapping their home equity to generate retirement income (Globe and Mail)

Mortgage stress test proponents say rules are working. But what exactly were they supposed to do, again? (Vancouver Sun)


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

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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