The Hub: News & Events for July 10, 2019

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July 10, 2019


Central 1 News 

Bank of Canada rate announcement 

The Bank of Canada announced its rate decision today, but this took a back seat to the U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman's semi-annual testimony before Congress. To no surprise, the Bank left its overnight target rate at 1.75 per cent. The Bank also released its Monetary Policy Report for July 2019, which contained its updated economic forecasts. 


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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
How HR Leaders Can Cultivate An Inclusive Workplace Culture (PeopleTalk) - features Blue Shore Financial

Bank of Canada Maps Out Potential Impact of Global Trade Wars (Bloomberg)

S&P 500 soars above 3,000 for first time as Fed Chair Jerome Powell hints interest rate cut likely in July (The Washington Post)

Cyber Security main obstacle for Canadian companies: study  (CTV)

Down to Business podcast: How open banking could change our lives (Financial Post)

Housing / real estate
BC home sales were up to 15% lower because of the mortgage stress test (Livabl) 

Canada is undergoing the biggest condo and rental building boom since 1990 (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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