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OSC appoints members to seniors expert advisory committee

Committee's specialized input supports efforts to serve older investors

  • By: Staff
  • September 12, 2018 September 12, 2018
  • 13:51
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Capital Group to reduce fund fees, simplify series

Lower administration fees will reduce MERs over time

  • By: Staff
  • September 12, 2018 September 12, 2018
  • 11:59
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MFDA permanently bans, fines rep $40K for outside activity

The activity was not disclosed to his firm

  • By: Staff
  • September 11, 2018 September 11, 2018
  • 16:08
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Fidelity launches factor-based ETFs and mutual funds

ETFs are the first for Fidelity in Canada

  • By: Staff
  • September 11, 2018 September 11, 2018
  • 13:18
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Welcome to the new Advisor.ca

We’re pleased to present our redesigned website

  • By: Staff
  • September 10, 2018 September 10, 2018
  • 17:00
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Loblaw Companies to take $368-million charge related to Tax Court ruling

Court's decision centres on CRA reassessments

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Desjardins Investments to merge funds

Mergers to occur in November

  • By: Staff
  • September 10, 2018 September 10, 2018
  • 16:22
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Commercial real estate investment hits record high in Q2

Investment volume for the first half of the year was almost $27 million

  • By: Staff
  • September 10, 2018 September 10, 2018
  • 16:17
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BCU Wealth Management partners with Raymond James

Partnership represents Raymond James' further affiliation with financial institutions

  • By: Staff
  • September 10, 2018 September 10, 2018
  • 16:09
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ESG research provider launches index

Global Sustainability Signatories Index is a volatility-controlled equity index

  • By: Staff
  • September 10, 2018 September 10, 2018
  • 16:08
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MFDA fines Excel Private Wealth $40K for inadequate due diligence

Firm had number of supervisory failures

  • By: Staff
  • September 8, 2018 September 10, 2018
  • 10:49
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Trump: Ready to tax an additional $267B in Chinese imports

Such a step would escalate the president's trade war with Beijing

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Canadian equity ETFs drove high August inflows

August was the second-highest month for inflows so far this year

  • By: Staff
  • September 8, 2018 September 17, 2018
  • 10:36
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IFIC announces new board of directors

Two new directors for 2018-2019

  • By: Staff
  • September 8, 2018 September 10, 2018
  • 10:24
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Why Canada is among top 10 countries for retirement security

The top three countries overall are Switzerland, Iceland and Norway.

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2018 September 6, 2018
  • 17:02
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How independent firms can continue to thrive

Integrated full-service firms have outshone independents since 2012, but there's more to the story

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2018 September 6, 2018
  • 16:39
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AIMA Canada names new chair, executive committee

Belle Kaura, vice-president and chief compliance officer at Third Eye Capital, succeeds Michael Burns

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2018 September 6, 2018
  • 16:28
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CSA proposes new non-GAAP disclosure requirements

Under current guidance, investors receive "potentially misleading or confusing disclosure"

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2018 September 6, 2018
  • 16:16
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Sentinel Financial Management fined $75k by MFDA

The firm is also the subject of a Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan investigation

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2018 September 6, 2018
  • 16:00
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TD Bank reports 12% quarterly profit gain

The bank ends a bullish earnings season with a $3.1-billion profit

MFDA publishes guidance on intermediary arrangements

The MFDA has published final guidance on member intermediary arrangements. An intermediary is any financial institution, such as a bank, dealer or trust company, that…

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2018 September 5, 2018
  • 16:49

Canadians’ finances improve but debt remains high: survey

If a strong Canadian economy translates to better wages for your clients, they might benefit from a reminder to put extra cash toward paying down…

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2018 September 5, 2018
  • 16:43

Does your client suffer under student debt?

If your client is a student, struggles with cash flow might be expected, but some students experience greater financial challenges. That’s because student debt is…

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2018 September 5, 2018
  • 16:43

BCSC fines, bans formerly registered B.C. man for unregistered trading

A formerly registered man and his company have been banned and fined $100,000 by a British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel for unregistered trading. The man must…

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2018 September 5, 2018
  • 16:42
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AMF publishes guidance on modern slavery disclosure requirements

The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) today published a notice relating to modern slavery disclosure requirements, which provides guidance to issuers. Modern slavery can take a…

  • By: Staff
  • September 4, 2018 September 5, 2018
  • 17:25