The Hub: News & Events for April 29, 2019

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April 29, 2019


Central 1 News 

Ontario Economic Briefing
  • Year-over-Year Growth rate (%)
  • Net payroll hiring increased by over 4,800 in February compared to 27,000+ in January
  • Net new Employment Insurance (EI) beneficiaries increased 3.1 per cent in February
  • Strong in-flow of U.S. visitors lifted February's tourism numbers
B.C. Economic Briefing
  • Non-farm payroll employment remains robust in February
  • Average weekly earnings dip
  • Small business confidence soft into April
  • International tourism flows drop on weather factors and Lunar New Year effects
  • Investment in building construction strong in early 2019, but set to decline

Payment Solutions Manual: Update to Digital & Payment Services Fee Schedule, Form 2725 (login required)
We updated the Digital & Payment Services Fee Schedule, Form 2725. For more information, please see the notes attached. 

Central 1 Events

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

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Industry News

Amount of new Canadian fintechs in decline, yet still support SME growth, report finds (Betakit)

Most FIs Don't Consider FinTech Firms As Competitors, But Maybe They Should (PYMNTS)

How To Motivate FinServ To Take Action On Cybersecurity (PYMNTS)

Housing/Real estate
Here's What The Bank Of Canada Says Is The Real Reason For The Housing Slowdown (Huffington Post)

Why Amazon Bet (Almost) A Billion On Certainty (PYMNTS)

Amazon Pay Adds Android P2P Payments In India (PYMNTS)



Industry Events

May 5-8, 2019
2019 National Conference for Canada's Credit Unions
Winnipeg Convention Centre

May 7-9, 2019
Enhancing Business Performance through Co-operative Management Strategies
Saint Mary's University
Winnipeg, MB

June 9-14, 2019
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 3 – 5, 2019
35th Annual Credit Union Directors' Forum 
"Good Governance: The Future of Ontario's Credit Unions"
Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale

October 21-22, 2019
Everlink Connections 2019
Hilton Toronto
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