The Hub: News & Events for February 8, 2019

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Central 1 News you need to know

PaymentStream Advisory: Bank of Montreal Traveler's Cheques Notification (login required)
​The Bank of Montreal (BMO) has recently advised Payments Canada that they will no longer accept traveler's cheques of any brand or currency effective February 2, 2019.  As a result, Central 1 will no longer be able to present these items for settlement to BMO through the clearing process.

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
Libro CU named one of London ON's best places to work (London Inc)

Kindred Credit Union to donate up to $20,000 in support of women entrepreneurs (News Release)

Innovation Credit Union is the Recipient of the Employee Recommended Workplace Award by The Globe and Mail and Morneau Shepell (News Release)

Canadian job market surges on record private-sector hiring
(BNN Bloomberg)

Big-Bank Mortgages Are Comfortable, Popular And The Worst Deal Around (Huffington Post) 

Housing Agency Dials Back Warning of Overvaluation in Toronto (Bloomberg)

Sales slump could signal tough times ahead for B.C. realtors (Vancouver Sun)

CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in January (The Star)

Cyber Security

Social engineering is the new method of choice for hackers. Here's how it works. (CBC News)

Red Envelopes, Fortnite And The Rise Of Micro Money Laundering ( 

Canada's anti-money laundering agency completes review, clearing way to issue fines again (CBC News)

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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