The Hub: News & Events for June 7, 2019

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June 7, 2019


Central 1 News 

New! Central 1 announces new national awards - the AmpliFI Awards
We are celebrating the great work being done by financial institutions across Canada with the first annual Central 1 AmpliFI Awards! Five award categories highlight everything from operations, digital transformation, business banking and beyond. Nominations are open until June 28, 2019. 
MemberDirect Advisory: MD Core Release 589 (login required)  
Central 1 has scheduled a MemberDirect and PaymentStream Direct Core release for June 19, 2019. The release will be performed in a manner that minimizes customer impact by ensuring all servers are updated at different times. The installation will occur at 1 a.m. PT / 4 a.m. ET and may impact your customers for up to 30 minutes. 
Announcing PeopleFocus 2019 for HR Leaders 
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PeopleFocus brings together human resources leaders from across the country to share, collaborate and gain knowledge and inspiration. The conference aims to facilitate the development of strong people practices across the Canadian credit union system to drive organizational performance and employee engagement.    
Central 1 Events

June 12, 2019
User Sessions Spring Webinar  

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

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

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Industry News

Credit unions
Increasing access to education for former youth in care (Press release) - features Coast Capital Savings

Is Vancouver Real Estate Crashing? With Central 1 Credit Union's Chief Economist Helmut Pastrick (Vancouver Real Estate Podcast)

Value of B.C. retail sales nudges up in March after slipping in February (Business in Vancouver) - weekly column by Central 1 Deputy Chief Economist Bryan Yu

Canada's jobless rate drops to 5.4%, lowest level in 43 years (CBC)

Main Canadian stock index advances modestly, loonie strengthens (CTV)

RBC Economist Says May Jobs 'Clunker' Won't Usher in a June Fed Cut (Bloomberg)

More British Columbians declaring bankruptcy (Vancouver Sun)

Housing / real estate
'Pretty cheap money': Canadian mortgage rates falling to their lowest level in 2 years (CBC)

Why hyper-local real estate indices may be the only ones that really matter (Financial Post)

Vancouver condo launches picked up steam in May after slow April (Livabl)

Millions of Brits go cashless amid rise of contactless and mobile banking (FinExtra))


Industry Events

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

June 10, 2019
OCUF Golf Classic & Culinary Class
Markland Wood Golf Club, Toronto, ON

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

September 15-17, 2019
CULA Conference
White Oaks Conference Resort
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
(Save the date)

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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