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Investors endorse action on board diversity

Survey finds appetite for transparency, engagement to encourage diversity

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Federal deficit hit $148.6 billion through July

The figure is consistent with the $343-billion estimate for the full year

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FSRA to launch committees to inform regulation in life insurance sector

The Ontario regulator will examine seg funds, MGA channel

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Montreal holds its ground, while other Canadian cities slide in global ranking

Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary have all dropped in a ranking of global financial centres

  • By: Staff
  • September 25, 2020 September 25, 2020
  • 12:24
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Snowbirds win legal battle to reinstate out-of-province medical coverage for Ontarians

A court found that the province violated the Canada Health Act by revoking insurance coverage

  • By: Staff
  • September 25, 2020 September 25, 2020
  • 11:27
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FSRA consultation on service standards begins

The comment period closes on Oct. 23

  • By: Staff
  • September 25, 2020 September 25, 2020
  • 11:15
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Get ready for regtech to raise the client experience

In a webinar, industry participants discussed innovation in regulatory technology

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TMX to acquire AST Investor Services (Canada)

The deal is worth $165 million

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Panama Papers accountant gets three-year jail term

Charges stem from scheme to help clients evade U.S. taxes with offshore shells

IIAC pushes back on Quebec privacy bill

Industry group argues aspects of bill unworkable, unrealistic

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Mackenzie launches new ETFs

The firm has unveiled nine new funds

  • By: Staff
  • September 24, 2020 September 24, 2020
  • 14:43
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Liberals propose upping value of new Covid-19 benefits to match sunsetting CERB

Proposal would boost benefits to unemployed workers to $500 per week

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Some CRA online services remain unavailable following cyberattack

The tax agency took its website down in August

Canada’s first wave killed thousands: StatsCan

Covid-19 was Canada's second-leading cause of death in April, May

Throne speech agenda signals ‘healthy’ bond issuance, continued QE

The Liberals also indicated plans to follow through on changes to stock option deductions

Many first-time homebuyers ready to take the plunge

More buyers are looking at homes in the suburbs, according to a BMO survey

  • By: Staff
  • September 24, 2020 September 24, 2020
  • 11:08

OSC conference features five former chairs

Dialogue goes virtual due to Covid-19

CI Financial acquires minority stake in Assante Dorval

The deal is the first direct equity investment in a regional or local operation for Assante

Liberals vow wage subsidy extension to 2021

The throne speech also promised a revamp of the EI system

RBC iShares adds 2 funds to fixed-income ETF lineup

The corporate bond funds mature in 2026 and 2027, respectively

  • By: Staff
  • September 23, 2020 September 23, 2020
  • 10:55

Investors interested in responsible investing but lack knowledge: survey

Many advisors are not helping to dispel confusion around ESG and impact products

Vanguard’s new ETF offers target payout of 4% per year

The retirement-focused fund is the firm's latest all-in-one portfolio

  • By: Staff
  • September 16, 2020 September 16, 2020
  • 12:48