The Hub: News & Events for December 18, 2018

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Central 1 News you need to know

Housing market in B.C. to remain subdued following policy-induced housing sector recession
Potential home buyers and sellers lose out in B.C.'s housing market in 2018 as federal and provincial rules contribute to a mild provincial housing recession, according to the latest Central 1 Credit Union (Central 1) forecast.

Labour Markets - Regional Ontario
Unemployment rate unchanged at 5.6 per cent in November.

Labour Markets - Regional B.C
B.C.'s labour market remained on the upswing in November with employment up for the fourth time in five months.

Insights with Forge: Elements of the Forge digital experience
Forge supports not only collaboration across the credit union eco-system, but also enables further localization for clients.
Central 1 Events

April 24-25, 2019
Member Forum 
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

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April 25, 2019
Central 1 AGM
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

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September 8-10, 2019
Momentum Summit & Trade Show
Westin Harbor Castle, Toronto

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Industry News

Credit Unions
Money Sense with LVCU: why RESPs make the perfect stocking stuffers (The Mirror, article by Lake View CU)

Family Overjoyed with Gift of Shuswap Car Giveaway (Press Release)

4 year-end tax tips to make the most of your 2018 money (mentions Scott Evans, financial advisor, at BlueShore Financial)


Retail H&M, Google Team Up For Mobile Voice-Enabled Shopping (


Despite 'volatility,' BoC governor doesn't expect a recession in 2019 (CTV News)


Making life more affordable through efficient retirement savings (The Globe and Mail)


Ottawa announces more than $1.6B in support for Alberta's oil sector (BNN Bloomberg)

Canada Post says normal delivery times restored for most of the country (CBC)

Justin Trudeau Says Bill C-69 Needed To Avoid Another Pipeline Impasse (Huffington Post)


Industry Events

December 19, 2018
Compliance: A Credit Union Perspective Webinar
10:00 - 11:00 am PT

January 9, 2019
State of the System Webinar
1:00 - 2:00 pm ET

January 22-23, 2019
A Shared Vision
Delta Ottawa City Centre

February 19-20, 2019
Global Alliance for Banking on Values
Vancouver Convention Centre

March 27-29, 2019
Ontario Credit Union Conference
Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel

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May 5-8, 2019
2019 National Conference for Canada's Credit Unions
Winnipeg Convention Centre

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