The Hub: News & Events for February 5

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February 5, 2020


Central 1 News 

Introducing the Forge Business Banking Suite – The First of its Kind

Here at Central 1, we are dedicated to supplying cutting-edge products to empower financial institutions across the country, which in turn, supply Canadians with financial services to assist in their day-to-day banking and financial health. In 2006, we were the first in Canada to introduce a trusted product suite like MemberDirect® which influenced your business needs successfully for fourteen years! Where were you fourteen years ago? Time has certainly changed. And so have the business and technology needs of you and your customer base.

Digital Transformation with Forge- Jodi Fichtner, Sunshine Coast Credit Union (podcast)

When Sunshine Coast Credit Union set off to transform its digital experience for its 17,000+ members in 2019, the credit union embarked on an exciting journey. The credit union armed with a fresh new vision, a set of strategic partners and an enthusiastic executive signed up to be a "champion" credit union on Central 1's new Forge platform.

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
Button to Credit Union Careers
Button to Central 1's Economic Insights
Button to our Annual Research Package

Industry News

Canada posts narrower-than-expected C$370 million deficit in December (Reuters) 

Mortgage rates fall amid sharp drop in bond yields (The Globe and Mail)

TSX rises on reports of effective coronavirus drugs (Reuters) 

Credit Union News
Coastal Community Credit Union's workplace one of the best in Canada (Press Release)

Alterna Bank's Digital Small Business Banking Solution Lets Small Businesses Focus On What's Important (Press Release)

Industry News
Retiring Boomers Turn to Co-Ops to Keep Their Businesses Running (Bloomberg)

Vancouver home sales rise 42 per cent in January compared with 2019 (The Globe and Mail) - subscription access only

Industry Events

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

March 5, 2020 
Model Risk Management
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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