The Hub: News & Events for January 15

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January 15, 2020


Central 1 News

Candidate Info Session: 2020 Director Nominations and Election Process (Login required)
An information webinar regarding Central 1 Credit Union's 2020 director election and nominations process is scheduled for Monday, January 27.

Central 1's 2020 Corporate Hotel Rates (Login required)
Please share this information with your credit union employees. Rates are available for business and recreational travel. 

Central 1 Events
Candidate Information Session
2020 Director Nominations and Elections process
Monday, January 27, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (PT) / 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (ET)
Join Microsoft Teams Meeting
+1 604-900-0105 Canada, Vancouver (Toll)
+1 647-749-7010 Canada, Toronto (Toll)
(833) 724-8264 Canada (Toll-free)
Conference ID: 195 985 943#

Member Forum & AGM 2020
Central 1 members are invited to join us for two days of interactive sessions on current and emerging issues for credit unions in Canada.
April 27 & 28
The Westin Ottawa
Ottawa, ON

Momentum 2020
Momentum is an opportunity to discuss the tremendous disruption facing the financial services industry and collaborate on collective strategies.
September 20 – 22
Parq Vancouver
Vancouver, BC
Button to Credit Union Careers
Button to Central 1's Economic Insights
Button to our Annual Research Package

Industry News

Credit Union News
Smart phone banking just got smarter 
First West Credit Union has rolled out a new mobile app that makes banking by phone seamless. Designed in collaboration with Central 1 Credit Union, the enhanced digital banking experience offers the identical streamlined experience, functionality and consistency for smart phone use as it does for computers.
(Enterprise, featuring Central 1's Forge Digital Banking platform)

Canadian dollar trades near flat as investors assess trade pact (Globe and Mail, login required)

Canadian economy to keep chugging along: OECD (Investment Executive)

Real Estate 
Canada's apartment vacancy rate falls to lowest since 2002 (Globe and Mail, login required)

Canadian home sales fell in December, ending nine-month streak of gains (Reuters)

Why bitcoin won't be dethroned as crypto market king (Forbes)

Open Banking - an opportunity for UK banks (Finextra) 
Why does open banking matter? Because products and services are being and will continue to be developed at warp speed ... We demand the service and today's generation Y and Z don't understand delays and archaic processes. They demand now, immediate and instant.

Industry Events

January 27, 2020 
Co-op & Credit Union Governance Summit

Terminal City Club
Vancouver,  BC

Save the date: Sunday, May 3 - Wednesday, May 6, 2020 
National Conference for Canada's Credit unions
Telus Convention Centre
Calgary, Alberta
Registration Opens: February 20, 2020 (link to follow)

June 7-12, 2020
Credit Union Development Education Leadership Program

Saint Mary's University
Halifax, NS


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