The Hub: News & Events for January 31

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January 31, 2020


Central 1 News 

B.C. Employment Insurance Trends
EI counts edge lower in November but forestry downturn evident

Ontario Employment Insurance Trends
Average monthly employment insurance (EI) beneficiaries in Ontario fell 0.6 per cent in November over October to 120,370 

Special Economic Measures Act/Canadian Sanctions: January 30, 2020- login required
Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) Regulatory Compliance supports the reporting requirements under the Special Economic Measures Act, the United Nations Act, and the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Official Act. 

Central 1 Events

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
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Industry News


B.C. tourism will take hit because of coronavirus: economist (Vancouver Sun) -  featuring Central 1's Bryan Yu

Canada GDP edges up surprise 0.1% in November as cold snap triggers higher utility use (Reuters) 

Canadian dollar extends monthly decline as coronavirus fears weigh (The Globe and Mail) 

CAPP forecasts oil and gas spending will rise $2B this year (CBC) 

Global tax rules set for overhaul as states seek to avoid new trade war (Reuters) 

Credit Union News
Alterna Savings Makes National Capital Region's Top Employers List Four Years in a Row (Press Release)

Amazon Value Tops $1 Trillion After Results Beat Expectations (Bloomberg)

Industry Events

February 19, 2020 
PRMIA Vancouver presents Climate Risk for Investment
SFU Graduate School of Business
Vancouver, BC

May 3-6, 2020 
National Conference for Canada's Credit Unions
Telus Convention Centre
Calgary, Alberta
Registration Opens: February 20, 2020

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

Saint Mary's University
Halifax, NS


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