The Hub: News & Events for October 3, 2018

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Central 1 News you need to know

Momentum 2018
General registration is open for Momentum! Spots are going quickly. 
See the reveal of the UX Platform and learn how it will revolutionize customer engagement and experience and provide the foundation to build your digital branch of the future.

A Green Light for LNG, A Green Light for Northern B.C. Prosperity
After experiencing years of delays and seemingly
dashed hopes, B.C. finally snagged a big one. LNG
Canada announced a positive Final Investment
Decision (FID) today (October 2, 2018).

Credit unions have robust anti-money laundering practices in place
The B.C. government recently announced plans to further investigate potential money laundering practices taking place in British Columbia.

IFRS Readiness for Credit Unions - System Wide Communique No. 13 - October 2018 (log in required)
​Central 1, Alberta Central, SaskCentral, Credit Union Central of Manitoba, Atlantic Central, Canadian
Credit Union Association, Uni Financial Corporation, L'Alliance Caisses Ontario and Concentra Financial
have embarked on a project to coordinate a credit union system initiative to assist credit unions and
centrals to prepare for the transition to IFRS 9 including amended disclosures required under IFRS 7.
Central 1 Events
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 15, 2018
Contact Group Meeting: Toronto
Sheraton Toronto Airport

October 16, 2018
Contact Group Meeting: London
Four Points by Sheraton, London

October 17, 2018
Contact Group Meeting: Ottawa
Alterna Savings Boardroom, Ottawa

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

Credit Unions

BOC Credit Unions Launch with Grow Online Account Opening tool (mentions Sunshine Coast CU and Synergy CU)

Vancouver home sales are at a six-year low, and now is the time to buy (interview with Chris Catliff, CEO, Blueshore Financial)


When It Comes to Rates, What Are Central Banks Going to Do Next? (Bloomberg)

New Nafta Drops a Relic of Energy Crises Past (Bloomberg)

Household debt will pose major risk to Canada's economy for next three years, economists warn (Financial Post)

Real Estate

Housing market not headed for a major correction: Moody's Analytics (Financial Post)


Today In Data: New Faster Payments Normal (

Industry Events

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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