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What to expect as title regulation extends to Ontario

Quebec regulates “financial planner” and prohibits“financial advisor.” Ontario will regulate both.

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Three B.C. men fined a total of $1.7 million for fraud

Investors’ funds were diverted from mortgages secured by real estate

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2019 September 20, 2019
  • 14:45
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Complaints to OLHI decrease in fiscal 2019

In the same period, contacts increased to a record level

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CIBC Mellon to provide fund services for IGM Financial

Most of IGM’s fund services employees in Toronto and Winnipeg will transition to CIBC Mellon

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2019 September 20, 2019
  • 13:32
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Former ScotiaMcLeod head talks about his new firm

Rob Djurfeldt joined Wellington-Altus earlier this month

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Two Federal Reserve officials highlight deep division

They both opposed this week's rate cut, with one arguing it wasn't big enough

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Toni Gravelle named Bank of Canada deputy governor

Mark Hardisty will also join the central bank for a two-year term as special advisor to the governor

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 16:52
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Tories promise to increase age credit

The Conservative Party said it would boost the credit by $1,000 per senior

  • By: Katie Keir
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 13:11
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Meridian introduces GIC with price matching

Investors can get a higher interest rate during a GIC’s term

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 13:03
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AMF report reveals continuous disclosure deficiencies

More than half of reviewed cases required remedial action

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 12:42

Lucy Iacovelli to lead KPMG’s Canadian tax practice

The industry veteran brings more than 25 years of experience to the role

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 12:29
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OSFI’s tougher oversight benefits the banks

A new OSFI initiative enhances processes for evaluating ESG risks, Moody's says

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 12:23

Advisor’s Edge now owned by Newcom Media

The team, which remains the same, looks forward to thriving under a B2B-focused publisher

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 12:15
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Today’s young investors are starting early: survey

And they’re turning to Instagram to learn about finance

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Credit union announces partnership with Wealthsimple

Advisors at Rapport Credit Union will use Wealthsimple’s advisor services platform

  • By: Staff
  • September 18, 2019 September 18, 2019
  • 11:33
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CWB Financial Group joins gender equity effort

The firm has signed on to the UN Women's Empowerment Principles

  • By: Staff
  • September 18, 2019 September 18, 2019
  • 11:16
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OSC unveils preliminary agenda for annual conference

Conference to feature appearances by Stephen Poloz, global regulators

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Raymond James settles with SEC for improperly charging clients

The firm failed to review inactive accounts and also overcharged clients, the SEC found

  • By: Staff
  • September 17, 2019 September 17, 2019
  • 15:03
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Fund managers seek greater insight from benchmark data

As data costs rise, managers look for additional value

  • By: Staff
  • September 17, 2019 September 17, 2019
  • 12:37
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Canada’s population could double in 50 years: StatsCan

Aging is also a factor, with up to 30% of the population forecast to be age 65 or older by 2068

  • By: Staff
  • September 17, 2019 September 17, 2019
  • 12:20
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High fees hurt Canada’s standing in Morningstar investor experience study

The Canadian industry still rates poorly because asset-weighted median expenses are relatively high

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CI releases pair of ESG funds

The funds combine thematic investing with impact investing

  • By: Staff
  • September 17, 2019 September 17, 2019
  • 11:00

Conservatives promise tax cut for lowest income bracket

Cut would be phased in beginning in 2021

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FundEX to pay $300K in MFDA settlement

According to the settlement, the firm has taken action to correct the supervisory issues

  • By: Staff
  • September 13, 2019 September 13, 2019
  • 17:19
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Pot company allegedly bogarted investor funds

OSC says company execs used funds for personal gain