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Banks facing calls to address racial barriers

Programs aim to root out bias from customer service, but more work is needed

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Wealthsimple Digital expands crypto lineup

An OSC decision has allowed the platform to add Dogecoin and other cryptocurrencies

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The hottest seller at GameStop is its own stock

The “meme stock” darling raised more than $1 billion in its latest stock sale

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OSC charges CannTrust directors, ex-CEO

The allegations stem from illegal cannabis production that was discovered in 2019

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CRA audits of ultra-wealthy Canadians yield zero prosecutions

The absence of criminal charges against high-net-worth residents comes in an era of rising wealth inequality

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Money the biggest source of stress for Canadians: FP Canada

More than half of respondents to a national survey said they’ve lost sleep over money

  • By: Staff
  • June 22, 2021 June 18, 2021
  • 08:40
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Regulators handed out fewer fines last year, but returned more money to investors

Securities regulators ordered more than $42 million in restitution, compensation and disgorgement

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OSFI consults on revisions to insurers’ capital rules

Revisions to accommodate a new accounting standard are due in 2023

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OSC takes action against British Virgin Islands cryptocurrency company Bybit

The regulator ordered cryptoasset businesses to explain how their operations meet provincial securities standards

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MFDA, IIROC consult on CFR suitability guidance

The proposals are out for a 60-day comment period

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Investing trumps politics, religion as a taboo topic: survey

English speakers are more likely to avoid conversations about investing than French speakers, according to a national poll

  • By: Staff
  • June 21, 2021 June 21, 2021
  • 12:44
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Richardson Wealth strikes deal with Envestnet to provide UMA platform

The brokerage's investment in technology is a key part of its new growth strategy

  • By: Staff
  • June 21, 2021 June 21, 2021
  • 11:33
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Court approves $100-million BMO class action settlement over FX fees

The legal team gets $20 million, and a former advisor turned plaintiff was awarded $50,000

Bank buffer boost a sign of belief: DBRS

OSFI's decision to rebuild capital shows faith in banks' strength and the economic recovery

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Franklin Templeton announces launch of several new funds

The firm has also lowered fees and changed the investment objectives of existing funds

  • By: Staff
  • June 18, 2021 June 18, 2021
  • 11:49

Arrow Capital announces fund merger

The planned fund merger will take place on June 25

  • By: Staff
  • June 18, 2021 June 18, 2021
  • 10:15
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AMF enforcement leads to $5.5M in fines, increased investor reimbursement

The Quebec regulator achieved its objectives despite the pandemic

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ETF sales trail mutual funds in May

According to IFIC, mutual funds had net sales of $8.4 billion, while ETFs had $7.6 billion

  • By: Staff
  • June 17, 2021 June 17, 2021
  • 15:44
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BCSC settles with Crystal Wealth fund manager

Rep violated suitability obligations by investing clients in funds with risky holdings

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CBOE seeks to boost Canadian block trading

The exchange aims to grow block liquidity with a new offering in 2022

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Many investors stayed the course during Covid-19 volatility

More than six in 10 Canadians surveyed maintained their investment strategies

  • By: Staff
  • June 17, 2021 June 17, 2021
  • 11:41
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Most people who saved more last year saved nothing for retirement

Household savings may be up, but retirement savings are down, a survey suggests

  • By: Staff
  • June 17, 2021 June 17, 2021
  • 11:30
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OSFI to raise domestic stability buffer for big banks

The amount of capital the banks must hold to cover unexpected losses will rise to 2.5%

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OSC seeks new commissioners

The commissioner job is set to change with a planned tribunal spinoff

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Regulators look to industry to protect seniors

Financial industry can be the first line of defence against exploitation of vulnerable investors