The Hub: News & Events for March 25, 2019

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March 25, 2019


Central 1 News 

Ontario Economic Briefing
  • Retail sales fell a further 1.0 per cent month-over-month in January
  • Inflation remained unchanged in February
  • Employment Insurance (EI) beneficiaries fell by 5.6 per cent in January
  • Tourist visits fell in January due to fewer visits from U.S. residents
  • Modest growth in total new car sales in January driven by increase in truck sales
B.C. Economic  Briefing
  • Retail sales climb 1.4 per cent in January
  • Population growth eases but remains firm
  • Strong tourism inflows continue into 2019
  • Employment Insurance counts edge higher
  • Consumer price inflation slows 

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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Industry News

Rating agency keeps wary eye on Metro Vancouver's highly leveraged homeowners (Vancouver Sun)

Canada's inverted yield curve signals holding pattern for Poloz (BNN Bloomberg)

 Economic Weakness Persists in Canada's Inflation and Retail Data (Bloomberg)

Transparency International: Toronto Real Estate Money-Laundering May Be Worsening Affordability (Huffington Post)

Personal finance
The ETF fee war is no laughing matter (BNN Bloomberg)

Meet the budget's new RRSP strategy that every retiree should know about (Financial Post)

Ottawa proposing new oversight framework for payments companies amid flood of new players (Financial Post)




Industry Events

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

April 9, 2019
Concentra Bank Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Video Webcast

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

May 7-9
Enhancing Business Performance through Co-operative Management Strategies
Saint Mary's University
Winnipeg, MB

June 9-14
CanadaDE Credit Union Leadership Program
Saint Mary's University
Halifax, NS

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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