The Hub: News & Events for August 15, 2019

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August 15, 2019


Central 1 News 

Central 1 report finds B.C. economy affected by fragile global economy

B.C.'s economy proves it is not immune to the fragile state of the global economy as it suffers the flow-on effects of weakening trade, growth expectations and investment, according to Central 1's latest B.C. Economic Outlook.

Central 1 Deputy Chief Economist, Bryan Yu, said that external global trade uncertainty will cause the province's annual economic growth to slip from 2.4 per cent to 2.2 per cent in 2019, marking the slowest pace since 2015.

Momentum 2019

Do you know the latest information on digital identity management for financial services?

Individual digital identity management is now a global concern, mainly in the areas of security and privacy.  Our panel of experts Andre Boysen CIO of SecureKey Technologies Inc, Joni Brennan President of Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada, and Darrell O'Donnell CTO of CULedger will explore the impact of new technologies and how we deliver financial services in Canada.

Don't miss this vital discussion at #Momentum2019

Central 1 Events
August 14, 2019
Follow up webinar: Green lending partnership opportunity with B.C. Government

September 8-10, 2019
Momentum Summit & Trade Show 
(including AmpliFI Awards Ceremony)
Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto

September 10, 2019
Central 1 ISO 20022 Workshop 
Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto

 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT

October 28-29, 2019
PeopleFocus 2019
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, Vancouver
Button to Credit Union Careers
Button to Central 1's Economic Insights
Button to our Annual Research Package

Industry News

Credit Union News
Libro Credit Union accepting Old East Village donations (Press Release)

Vancouver port handles record volumes amid signs of broader economic slowdown in B.C.(Globe and Mail) - featuring Central 1's Deputy Chief Economist Bryan Yu
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Big construction projects to drive big migration to B.C. in 2020 (Terrace Standard) - featuring Central 1's Deputy Chief Economist Bryan Yu

U.S. Stocks Tumble as Economic Worries Mount: Markets Wrap (Bloomberg) 

Facebook Transcription Opt-In Says Nothing About Human Listeners (Bloomberg)

Finance minister wants Equifax, Transunion to offer credit freezes for all Quebecers (CBC)

Housing market will drag on B.C. economy, offset by major projects (Western Investor) - featuring Central 1's Deputy Chief Economist Bryan Yu

Home sales rise for 5th month in a row in July, prices up 4% in past year (CBC) 


Industry Events

September 15-17, 2019
CULA Conference - Transformational Leadership
White Oaks Conference Resort
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

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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