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Martin Lavigne joins ScotiaMcLeod

Other moves include an established advisor group moving to BMO Nesbitt Burns from CG Wealth

By Staff |March 16, 2023

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Here’s which securities commission head made the most

A review finds out.

By Staff |April 17, 2017

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How one top producer got away with bad behaviour

Jacques-André Thibault was banned from the Quebec securities industry for 11 years in 2014, based on 11 offenses committed against three clients. Now, has discovered that three other clients complained about Thibault for insurance policies bought between 2004 and 2008. Jacques Duval, a well-known automotive columnist, complained in January 2008 to AIG Life of […]

By Staff |November 2, 2016

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Great-West Life, Canada Life ending sales-based incentive conferences

Great-West Life and Canada Life will be ending volume-based incentive conferences for advisors in May 2017 and May 2016, respectively.

By Staff |March 17, 2016

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Conseiller exclusive: BMO Life Assurance CEO sued by advisor

Our sister site has published a detailed report revealing a legal battle between BMO Life Assurance and a Quebec financial advisor.

By Staff |December 22, 2015

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Are sales quotas effective?

Many industries, including financial services, employ sales quotas. But do they work?

By Staff |November 16, 2015

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Dividend tax changes outrage Que.

A Quebec group, Le Centre québécois de formation en fiscalité (CQFF), has claimed it’s found “serious flaws” in how ordinary dividends are taxed in the province.

By Staff |September 27, 2013

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$52 million class-action suit pending against IIROC

La Presse has learned that the IIROC may be the subject of a class-action suit instituted by Montreal law firm De Grandpré Chait.

By Staff |May 2, 2013

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