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DB plan solvency in best position since financial crisis: FSRA

Defined-benefit pension funding rose in Q1, the Ontario regulator said

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Annuity measures announced in 2019 get nod in federal budget

ALDAs would allow payment deferral to age 85

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Court approves multimillion-dollar settlements with BMO, CIBC over data breach

Cyberattacks in 2018 exposed the data of thousands of bank clients

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‘Once-in-a-century’ pressures leading to greater ESG demand: EY

More asset managers need fully integrated ESG processes, an EY report says

  • By: Katie Keir
  • April 21, 2021 April 21, 2021
  • 12:59
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Many DIY investors shun advice as too expensive

However, the pandemic motivated some investors to seek advisors

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CI caps MERs for crypto funds

The firm’s Bitcoin and Ether ETFs now have MER caps of 0.95%

  • By: Staff
  • April 21, 2021 April 21, 2021
  • 10:32
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MFDA seeks additional sanctions in OSC review

The SRO argues a hearing panel erred by failing to impose a fine against a rep who misappropriated a client's money

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Mutual fund sales outpace ETF sales in March

Mutual funds had net sales of $13 billion last month, IFIC says

  • By: Staff
  • April 20, 2021 April 20, 2021
  • 16:15
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BCSC settles with pair in Ponzi scheme case

B.C. residents allegedly accounted for raising US$1.15 million of a US$15-million scam

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CSA’s SRO consultation in the final stretch

Regulatory staff are expected to deliver recommendations to CSA chairs in the coming weeks

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Get ready for increased scrutiny of your compensation

Conflicts-related CFRs were discussed by Agora at the FMFD conference

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Dogecoin has its day, as cryptocurrency fans push it up

The cryptocurrency is up more than 8,000% so far this year

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CI GAM and Empire Life launch seg fund suite

Twenty-two new funds offer investors access to active management strategies

  • By: Staff
  • April 20, 2021 April 20, 2021
  • 10:39
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Budget promises funding for national regulator effort

Feds pledge funding for CSTO, despite recent demise of CMAIO

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Feds plan $5-billion green bond issue

Government to publish green bond framework, consult on "social bond" offerings too

Federal budget extends Covid support for businesses

New measures include a hiring subsidy and e-commerce support

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Britcoin? U.K. considers digital currency

The new currency would exist alongside cash and bank deposits

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Dean Manjuris joins Richardson Wealth as vice-chair

The BMO veteran will play an important role in recruiting talent, the firm said

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Multiple direct custody Ether ETFs coming to market

Three companies will go head-to-head, with April 20 launches

  • By: Katie Keir
  • April 16, 2021 April 20, 2021
  • 14:13
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U.S., Canadian stocks drove cross-border portfolio flows: StatsCan

Canadian bank stocks lured foreign buyers, while domestic investors jumped at U.S. techs

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NEO launches new mid-cap SPAC

The exchange has created a new vehicle for bringing growth companies to market

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Manulife Investment Management aims to boost HNW offering

Alex Catterick is taking on a newly created role, overseeing high-net-worth strategy in private markets

  • By: Staff
  • April 16, 2021 April 16, 2021
  • 12:33
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Canadian VC funding shatters record in Q1

The quarter had 157 deals, raising a total of US$2.49 billion

  • By: Staff
  • April 16, 2021 April 15, 2021
  • 09:00
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Most Black female entrepreneurs face financing hurdles: report

Almost 80% of survey respondents said access to financing was an issue for Black female entrepreneurs

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AIMCo names former CMHC head Evan Siddall as next chief executive

The appointment is effective July 1