The Hub: News & Events for January 27

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January 27, 2020


Central 1 News 

B.C. Economic Briefing
• Retail sales rise 1.1 per cent on Metro Vancouver gain
• Manufacturing sales unchanged from October but down 4.9 per cent year-over-year
• CPI inflation decelerates to 2.1 per cent
• International tourist visits to reach record high despite declining momentum

Ontario Economic Briefing
• Retail sales rebounded in November moving up 1.6 per cent
• Ontario prices increased by 1.9 per cent in 2019
• Year-to-date total manufacturing sales in Ontario remained only 0.4 per cent above pace
• Tourist visits remained 6.0 per cent above last year's trend over the first eleven months of 2019  

New Improvements Now in Wires
We're pleased to announce that Edit Wire functionality has now been added to the Wires application. 
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


TSX on pace for sharpest fall since October on coronavirus worries (Reuters)

Business survey suggests U.S. labor market may have peaked (Reuters)

Ransomware attack on construction company raises questions about federal contracts (CBC)

Exclusive: Hackers acting in Turkey's interests believed to be behind recent cyberattacks - sources (Reuters)

Credit Union News
Coastal Community champions Island children's access to care (Press Release)

Industry Events

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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