The Hub: News & Events for June 19, 2019

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June 19, 2019


Central 1 News 

CORRECTION2019 User Sessions Spring Webinar Now Posted (login required) 
This year's User Sessions Webinar, hosted on Wednesday, June 12, brought together 300 online attendees, from over 100 clients coast to coast. We shared with you the latest trends in digital and payments and described how they are shaping our strategic path. We also previewed the exciting projects that are on the horizon including Forge Business, Forge Retail, Interac EUF and more.  

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction - Changes to SDPR and MCFD Imprest Cheques  
(login required)  
To those financial institutions, credit unions, 3rd party cheque cashiers and all other trusted businesses who provide cheque cashing services to our clients and service provider partners, please read the attached bulletin for important information about changes going into effect, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. 

Central 1 Events

September 8-10, 2019
Momentum Summit & Trade Show 
(including AmpliFI Awards Ceremony)
Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto


October 28-29, 2019
PeopleFocus 2019
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, Vancouver

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Industry News

Credit unions
Tandia supports Hamilton YWCA's 10th annual 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' (Press release)

Facebook's new digital coin Libra could be poised to dominate money: Don Pittis (CBC)

Bank of Canada to review Facebook's cryptocurrency white paper 'very carefully' (CTV)

What is Libra? A user guide to Facebook's new cryptocurrency (CTV)

Big tech moving further into big bank turf with crypto, credit card offerings (Financial Post)

Real-Time Payments Aren't Just Faster, They Are Change Agents (PYMNTS)

Housing / real estate
Google pledges US$1 billion to tackle housing crunch it helped create (CTV)

5 Things To Know In Business Today: Worst May On Record For Canadian House Price Index (Huffington Post)

Inflation in Canada spikes to 2.4% on higher prices for food (CBC)

Federal Reserve could signal a policy shift toward future rate cuts (CTV)

Low interest rates the new normal: BMO CEO Darryl White (BNN Bloomberg)

Tough Canadian mortgage rules are slowing an out-of-control household debt problem (Livabl)


Industry Events

July 28-31, 2019
World Credit Union Conference
The Atlantis Resort, Bahamas

September 15-17, 2019
CULA Conference - Transformative Leadership
White Oaks Conference Resort
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

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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