The Hub: News & Events for February 4, 2019

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Central 1 News you need to know

B.C. Economic Briefing
Top three highlights include:
  • Wage earnings and employment creep higher in November
  • Year-over-year weekly earnings gain of 3.2 per cent among highest in Canada
  • Small business confidence softens to kick of 2019
Ontario Economic Briefing
Top three highlights include:
  • Payroll employment increased by 29,209 net new workers in November
  • Small-business confidence increased 1.3 points to 60.4 in January
  • Motor and vehicle parts manufacturing GDP contracted in November by 4.8 per cent
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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Button to our Annual Research Package

Industry News

Credit Unions
Community Savings announces Naz Kullar promotion (Community Savings CU News Release)

BlueShore Financial Launches Robo-Advisor Automated Investing Service (News Release)

A new movement in banking is coming to Canada: motusbank invites Canadians to take a closer look (Meridian CU News Release)

'Resistance is futile' in slow march to open banking in Canada (Financial Post)

Modernize your payments: more efficient means lower operations costs (Plant)

A broken piece of glass and a burger joint: Inside the U.S. FBI sting targeting Huawei (BNN Bloomberg)


Short sellers renew bets against Canadian banks in 2019 — so far they're paying a high price (Vancouver Sun)

5 essential finance tips that every first-time homebuyer should know (Livabl)

Industry Events

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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October 21 – 22, 2019
Everlink Connections 2019
Hilton Toronto

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