Spurred by the burgeoning divestment movement, two of Canada’s investment firms recently re-jigged a pair of funds to make them fossil fuel-free. But another hasn't.
Demand for green bonds – which fund environmental projects -- grew exponentially in 2014, but slowed slightly in the first quarter of 2015.
Ottawa has fast-tracked key technical amendments involving trust and estate planning
After years of tepid growth, assets managed using responsible investment criteria jumped to $1 trillion as of Dec. 31, 2013, a 68% increase from the last RI survey conducted in 2011.
Some advisors are accusing AGF Investments of botching a fund transfer, raising questions about the company’s commitment to socially responsible investing.
The Problem - Joanne is getting to an age where she can no longer care for her son’s day-to-day needs. The two are living in a bungalow—owned by Joanne, with a tenant—but they have not prepared financially to deal with Jack’s needs when Joanne passes away.
Aboriginal groups are raising concerns about resource development on treaty land. What does this mean for investors?
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty chose to focus on jobs and infrastructure in the latest federal budget released in Ottawa today, foregoing major spending in an effort to eliminate the deficit by 2015.
Fixed income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) enjoyed a boom last year as cost-conscious investors sought yield amid weak equity markets. By the end of 2011, fixed income ETF assets stood at $12 billion, a 43% rise from the end of 2010, according to Investor Economics.
That’s a 16% increase since the SIO last surveyed the industry in 2010.