The Hub: News & Events for March 18, 2019

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March 18, 2019

Central 1 News 

B.C. Economic Briefing
  • B.C. home sales decline 4.6 per cent in February
  • Manufacturing sales climb for the first time since June
  • Forestry sector weakens in late 2018 as lumber sales and production drops

Ontario Economic Briefing
  • Manufacturing sales increased by 1.7 per cent in January
  • Ontario existing home sales decreased 14.4 per cent in February

Register now for Central 1's Member Forum & AGM 
Central 1's Member Forum and AGM will be held at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel for two days of enlightenment and engagement on current and emerging issues for credit unions in Canada. 

Payment Solutions Manual: Documentation Rebranding and Various Form Updates 
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Last year, Central 1 created a new visual identity. All applicable Payment Solutions forms and documents on the Secure Site have now been updated to reflect the new Central 1 brand and contact information.  
Central 1 Events

March 26, 2019 
2019 Spring Contact Meeting: Ottawa 
Alterna Savings Boardroom 
Ottawa, ON

March 27, 2019 

2019 Spring Contact Meeting: London 
Four Points by Sheraton  
London, ON 


March 28, 2019 

2019 Spring Contact Meeting: Toronto 
Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel 
Toronto, ON

April 24-25, 2019
Central 1 Member Forum
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

April 25, 2019
Central 1 AGM
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

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

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Button to Central 1's Economic Insights
Button to our Annual Research Package

Industry News

Credit unions
Quinte First Credit Union And Comtech Fire Credit Union Announce their Intention To Amalgamate (Press release)

Five ways to protect seniors from fraud (Global) - features Tyler Saito of Coast Capital Savings

Money manager sees loonie testing 62-cent low amid slowing economy (BNN Bloomberg)

From Poster Child to Problem Child: The Canadian Dollar in 2019 (Bloomberg)

Explosion of global debt biggest risk to world's financial system, Bank of Canada warns (Vancouver Sun)

Personal finance
Millennials 'buried' in student debt as insolvencies surge: Study (BNN Bloomberg)

Residential real estate foreclosures in Metro and Fraser Valley rising (Vancouver Sun)

How the federal budget could tweak the mortgage stress test (The Star)

Canadian rent prices keep climbing as the mortgage stress test dashes homeownership dreams (Livabl)


Industry Events

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

April 23, 2019
Credit Union Foundation of BC AGM (2:00 pm)
Stabilization Central Credit Union of B.C. AGM (3:00 pm)
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
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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
(Save the date)

October 21-22, 2019
Everlink Connections 2019
Hilton Toronto
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