The Hub: News & Events for May 6, 2019

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May 6, 2019


Central 1 News 

  • Lower Mainland home sales down 25 per cent year over year in April
  • Housing prices erode further
  • B.C. economy expanded by 2.4 per cent in 2018

Ontario Economic Briefing
  • Ontario real GDP growth came in at 2.2 per cent in 2018, slightly lower than the 2.8 per cent growth of 2017
  • Small business confidence remained flat, an uncertain future has kept businesses in a holding pattern
  • All sub-areas of motor vehicle manufacturing posted losses in February

Central 1 Events

May 8, 2019
Central 1's Treasury Roundtable following IMPACT - 2019 National Conference 
RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba 

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

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Industry News

Credit unions
YNCU launches straight-talking new brand (Press release)

Vancouver Housing May Be Down But Not Out, Vancity CEO Says (Bloomberg)

DBRS Gives a Positive Credit Rating to Innovation Credit Union (Press release)

Visa says payment industry can move away from using passwords (Back End News)

Editorial: Canada's insolvency anxiety rising (Business in Vancouver)

4 Myths Preventing More Fintech+Banking Partnerships (Financial Brand)

Personal finance
Women's retirement plans ending up on the back burner (Weath Professional)

Housing/Real Estate

Toronto home sales jump 17 per cent; average price up year-over-year (CTV)

6 Things Canada Could (But Won't) Do To Solve The Housing Crisis (Huffington Post)


Industry Events

May 5-8, 2019
2019 National Conference for Canada's Credit Unions
Winnipeg Convention Centre

May 7-9, 2019
Enhancing Business Performance through Co-operative Management Strategies
Saint Mary's University
Winnipeg, MB

June 9-14, 2019
CanadaDE Credit Union Leadership Program
Saint Mary's University
Halifax, NS

September 15-17, 2019
CULA Conference
White Oaks Conference Resort
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
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October 3 – 5, 2019
35th Annual Credit Union Directors' Forum 
"Good Governance: The Future of Ontario's Credit Unions"
Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale

October 21-22, 2019
Everlink Connections 2019
Hilton Toronto
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