The Hub: News & Events for September 10, 2018

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Central 1 News you need to know

Participate in the 2018 Canadian Credit Union Member Retention Study by October 5, 2018
Currently, the Canadian Credit Union system does not have a benchmark for member retention. This benchmark is vital to identify which areas to target improvement in retention activities as well as provide a comparison and identify best practices among Canadian credit unions.

Weekly paycheques in B.C. get fatter in June (Business in Vancouver, written by Bryan Yu, Central 1's deputy chief economist)
Employees across most B.C. industries enjoyed higher paycheques in June, according to the latest Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours.

B.C. Economic Briefing

• B.C. employment climbs by 9,900 persons in August
• Sluggish housing market leads to lower prices in Lower Mainland
• Goods exports pull back in July
• Residential building permits dip - a sign of things to come?

Ontario Economic Briefings
• Unemployment rate edged up in August to 5.7 per cent
• Tariffs affected metal exports in July
• Fewer permits issued in July for commercial and institutional projects weighed on the total

Central 1 Events

September 26-27, 2018
AML/Loss Prevention Conference
Mississauga, ON

October 3, 2018
Central 1 AML Conference
Kelowna, BC


October 9, 2018
2018 Fall Peer Group Meeting:
Peer Group 6 & Peer Group 4 

Burnaby, BC

October 18-20, 2018
2018 Fall Peer Group Meeting:
Peer Group 1

Prince George, BC

October 25-27, 2018
2018 Fall Peer Group Meeting:
Peer Group 3

Cranbrook, BC

Parq, Vancouver

November 16-17, 2018
2018 Fall Peer Group Meeting:
Peer Group 2

Summerland, BC

Industry News

Personal Finance
How to save an extra $100 a month – without even thinking about it (Global News)

Payment modernization will pay off in B.C.: Hansen (Business in Vancouver)

The challenge of going cashless (Forbes)

Canada's ultra-wealthy getting richer faster than the rest of us, report shows (CBC)

Pot jobs are 'legion' but Canadian cannabis companies struggling to find workers (CTV)

What's Really Going On With Jobs In Canada? (Huffington Post)

Real Estate

Canada's Tradition Of Homeownership Is At Risk (Huffington Post)


Canada's First Minister of Digital Government is on a Mission (Techvibes)

Industry Events

September 12, 2018
Concentra Bank Q2 Financial Results
Webinar: 11:00 am CST
September 16-18, 2018
CULA Conference
Collingwood, ON
October 11-13, 2018
Directors' Forum
Courtyard by Marriott, Toronto

October 14-17, 2018
2018 Lending Conference
Victoria, BC

October 18-19, 2018
IAFCI Annual Training Seminar
UBC Robson Square, Vancouver

October 19-21, 2018
CUNA National Credit Union Roundtable for Board Leadership
Vancouver, BC

November 5-6, 2018
Everlink Payment Services - Connections 2018
Hilton, Toronto

November 5-6, 2018
Hike the Hill 2018
Ottawa, ON

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