The Hub: News & Events for October 31, 2018

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Central 1 News you need to know

Canada's Central 1 unveils digital banking platform Forge (Retail Banker International)
Central 1, a Canada-based banking and payments provider for credit unions and financial institutions, has rolled out its new digital banking platform Forge.

Central 1 and Backbase unveil new digital banking platform (The Paypers)
Central 1, a digital banking and payments provider for credit unions and financial institutions in Canada, has launched Forge, a digital banking platform for its clients.

Alexa Voice Banking is now available across Canada! (log in required)
Give your customers the convenience of using voice to do their everyday banking. Using Amazon Echo with the accompanying Alexa App, they no longer need to take out their phone, launch an app or sit down at the computer to do online banking!

Remembrance Day cash orders through Secure Site (B.C. and Ontario) (log in required)
Central 1 will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018 to observe the Canadian statutory holiday.
Central 1 Events

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

Summerland, BC


Industry News

Credit Unions
Coast Capital Savings approved to become B.C.'s first federal credit union (News Release)

Coast Capital Savings issues $100 million, 12 year no call 7 subordinated note offering (News Release)

Top 10 Under 40, 2018: Garrett Jones, Valley First Insurance (Canadian Underwriter, mentions Valley First, a division of First West CU)

Insurers recognized for excellence in governance (Insurance Business Canada, mentions Meridian CU)

CPTPP, The Pacific Rim Trade Deal That Includes Canada, Goes Into Effect Dec. 30 (Huffington Post)

Could blockchain innovations improve latency and inefficiency in banking? (Forbes)

The future of payments: Pepper the robot, chatbots and smart mirrors (Business Review)

Canadian pot stocks, banks lead plunge in worst month since 2011 (BNN Bloomberg)

Facebook's Zuckerberg summoned to appear before session of U.K., Canadian politicians (CBC)

Industry Events

November 1, 2018 
CUSource - Cannabis at work: challenges for credit unions

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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