The Hub: News & Events for January 18, 2019

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Central 1 News you need to know


Unsold new homes in Ontario were on the decline in 2018 (Livabl, mentions Edgard Navarrete, Central 1's regional economist)
Sales activity in Ontario's existing-home market was slowing last year, but homebuilders weren't saddled with high levels of new unsold dwellings, suggests a recent report from Central 1 credit union, which predicts the trend will continue.

A Call to Cloud on Canada's West Coast (Amazon Web Services Podcast, features Central 1's Nicolas Untz & Alexander Chan)
Canadian organizations are focused on how to innovate on behalf of their customers. Central 1's CIO, Nicolas Untz, likens the credit union's customer-centric mindset to that of Amazon Web Services (AWS). The organization recently migrated its help desk to Amazon Connect, calling the solution "an order of magnitude cheaper" that its on-premises solution. Watch to learn more. Central 1's product UX platform head Alexander Chan joined us on our podcast (along with the Canadian Internet Registration Authority). This episode features how technology can drive social inclusion through voice banking and internet access capable of bringing remote communities online.

CMHC Notice - Upgrade to Transport Layer Security 1.2 (login required)
Further to our communication last May, CMHC wishes to inform Approved Lenders that effective January 24, 2019, we will no longer support Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption protocols below TLS 1.2 for email servers end-to-end.  
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
Shuswap Insurance and SASCU Move Forward Together (News Release)
Shuswap Insurance Brokers, who were acquired by SASCU in September 2018, are excited about their 
future as part of SASCU Financial Group.

Canada's Coast Capital Savings becomes a victim of Cyber Attack (Cybersecurity Insiders)


Economics
Canadian inflation unexpectedly accelerates on airfare surge (BNN Bloomberg)

Finance
Paying down debt should be priority for low income workers, say experts (Star Business Journal)

Real Estate
Burst housing bubble in 2019? Don't bet on it, B.C. developers predict (The Vancouver Sun)

Mortgage Rates In Canada Expected To Drop After RBC Cuts 5-Year Fixed Rate (Huffington Post Canada)



 

Industry Events



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

 
 
September 15-17, 2019
CULA Conference
White Oaks Conference Resort
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

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