The Hub: News & Events for March 5, 2019

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Central 1 News you need to know

Central 1 Announces Elected and Appointed Members to its Board  
Central 1 has announced the re-election of Bill Kiss and the election of Mary Falconer and Cheryl Wallace to Central 1's Board of Directors. In addition, Meridian Credit Union Limited has elected to appoint Sunny Sodhi to Central 1's Board. Each director will serve a three-year term, beginning at the end of Central 1's annual general and special meeting on April 25, 2019 (AGM). 

Advisory: reCAPTCHA and Privacy
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At the beginning of the year, we launched reCAPTCHA in record time to help counter the effects of the ongoing brute force attacks. Recently we were made aware of the privacy implications of this new feature. Google gathers the user's cookies and other device information to assess whether they are likely to be a human, or a machine. If you have reCAPTCHA active on your site, we recommend that you work with your legal counsel to update your privacy policy and include language that you are using reCAPTCHA.

Interest Rate Forecast
  • Global economy weak, risks remain
  • Canada's economy stumbles
  • Rates on hold, flat yield curve
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
Member Forum
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

(Registration begins soon)

April 25, 2019
Central 1 AGM
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

(Save the date)

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

(Save the date)
Button to Credit Union Careers
Button to Central 1's Economic Insights
Button to our Annual Research Package

Industry News

Personal finance
Income volatility threatens financial security of one in three Canadians: CPA Canada Study (Press release)

Equifax Canada says delinquencies climbed higher in the fourth quarter (CTV)

Delinquencies on the rise as Bank of Canada decision looms (BNN Bloomberg) 

Traders bet Canadian economy can't stomach positive real rates (BNN Bloomberg)

Poloz can't 'overly-tune' policy: Former BoC governor Dodge (BNN Bloomberg)

Going cashless: Small business owners face pressure to accept plastic (Globe and Mail)

At 73 Pct, FIs Top Authentication Satisfaction — Here's Why (Pymnts)


Toronto Real Estate Board calls for looser mortgage rules as monthly sales drop most in a year (Financial Post)

These were the top scams of 2018, according to BBB (Kelowna Now)


Industry Events

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

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
(Save the date)
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