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OSFI measures to help banks, insurers, pension plans through crisis

The changes affect capital and liquidity requirements, insured mortgages and annuity purchases

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Sun Life CEO sees slight dip in 2019 compensation

Dean Connor's total compensation last year was $9.6M

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MFDA releases CE rules for comment

The proposals deal with accreditation and eligibility periods


Investors need relief from DSCs, margin loans, advocate says

FAIR Canada calls for a suspension of deferred sales charges and other measures

  • By: Staff
  • March 26, 2020 March 27, 2020
  • 14:57
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Low-interest consumer credit could be on the way

The feds are asking banks to drop credit card rates in response to Covid-19

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Certain Desjardins funds to stop investing in fossil fuels

The policy change will be effective on April 1

  • By: Staff
  • March 26, 2020 March 26, 2020
  • 11:52
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Sales of ETFs, mutual funds were robust in February

ETF sales more than doubled month over month


BMO offers relief to small businesses

Measures include deferrals on loans and lines of credit

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House of Commons passes $82-billion legislation for Covid-19

The period during which the federal cabinet has special spending powers has been shortened

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Pandemic rescue package announced for U.S. economy

The Senate is likely to pass the $2 billion measure Wednesday afternoon

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Emergency sitting of Parliament ends abruptly

Scheer says the Conservatives won’t support a Liberal “power grab”


FP Canada cancels June exams

The next sittings will take place in November

Feds must reform retirement rules: report

Postponing retirement may be necessary for many due to the current market sell-off

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Financial markets to remain open during Ontario shutdown

The OSC says the province’s state of emergency does not affect the capital markets sector

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TSX gives companies more time to file financial statements

The changes are the latest response to Covid-19

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CSA provides 45-day filing extension

Issuers, investment funds, registered firms and others will have more time to meet regulatory obligations

  • By: Staff
  • March 23, 2020 March 23, 2020
  • 14:42
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Fitch drops its outlook for Canadian banks

The sector is now negative

Canada Life temporarily suspends real estate funds

Four funds will not accept contributions, transfers and redemptions until market conditions have stabilized

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How to communicate with clients during Covid-19

A crisis communications expert on what to say, when to say it, and how


IIROC fines TD Waterhouse $4 million for CRM2 failure

IIROC staff argued the non-compliance was "a wilful business decision"

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Federal Reserve to help banks purchase muni bonds

The measure aims to keep credit flowing

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Insurance industry groups support FSRA’s cuts to guidance

The regulatory reduction will help advisors by removing outdated guidance, organizations say

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CSA issues guidance as banks and insurers get court order to hold online AGMs

Webcasts and teleconferences will be used

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IIROC extends deadline for district council positions

Applications are now due in April

  • By: Staff
  • March 20, 2020 March 20, 2020
  • 11:11
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Prior to virus outbreak, retail sales rose in January

Car and gas sales contributed to the increase, StatsCan says