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Put CPP hikes on hold, says CFIB

Starting in 2019, the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) will be gradually enhanced, with higher contributions resulting in higher benefits. Faced with increased CPP contributions, small…

  • By: Staff
  • July 25, 2018 July 25, 2018
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CC&L Private Capital changes fund’s risk rating

Connor, Clark & Lunn Private Capital Ltd. has changed the risk rating of one of its funds. The CC&L Diversified Income Portfolio’s risk rating will…

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  • July 25, 2018 July 25, 2018
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Judge jails Knowledge House officials after blockbuster N.S. stock fraud

Two of Nova Scotia’s most notorious white-collar criminals were sentenced to prison Wednesday after the longest criminal trial in the province’s history, a complex fraud…

Canadians have buyer’s remorse when trying to keep up with friends: survey

A majority of Canadians wonder how their friends can afford their lifestyles, says a survey by Edward Jones. Among those aged 18 to 34, 71%…

  • By: Staff
  • July 24, 2018 July 24, 2018
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iA Financial integrates group savings and retirement planning into app

iA Financial Group has integrated savings and retirement plans into its mobile app, iA Mobile. Investors can use the app to track the growth of…

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  • July 24, 2018 July 24, 2018
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Invesco Canada reducing management fees for 9 ETFs

It has also introduced fee waivers for two other funds

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  • July 23, 2018 July 23, 2018
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Now isn’t the time to expand cost reporting: IIAC to MFDA

IIAC delves into MFDA's latest paper on enhancing CRM2

Former IIROC rep fined over unauthorized discretionary trading

The rep hasn’t worked since 2014, says the penalty decision

  • By: Staff
  • July 23, 2018 July 23, 2018
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Two fee-based, seg fund series launched by group of insurers

Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life are behind the series

  • By: Staff
  • July 23, 2018 July 23, 2018
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TDAM launches mutual fund series options, changes risk ratings

TD Asset Management (TDAM) plans to launch new mutual fund series options and make changes to certain TD mutual funds. “These changes are designed to…

  • By: Staff
  • July 20, 2018 July 20, 2018
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Why Trump has little power over the Fed

His comments do impact markets, Scotiabank expert says, but are only "mild cause for concern"

Expert insight on CSA’s enforcement report

Why it's important to look beyond the numbers

CSA calls for improved disclosure of non-GAAP measures

Issuers need to improve how they disclose non-GAAP financial measures, says the CSA’s latest continuous disclosure review report. The regulator published Staff Notice 51-355 Continuous…

  • By: Staff
  • July 19, 2018 July 19, 2018
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CSA amends rules for exempt distribution reports

CSA published its final amendments to rules around prospectus exemptions and filing exempt distribution reports, introducing changes intended to clarify and streamline the requirements, the…

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  • July 19, 2018 July 19, 2018
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CMHC changes make it easier for self-employed to get mortgages

Income that varies and is less predictable can make it harder to qualify for a mortgage

  • By: Staff
  • July 19, 2018 July 19, 2018
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MFDA fines, permanently bans 2 advisors for ‘wide range of misconduct’

Their firm's MFDA membership has also been terminated

  • By: Staff
  • July 18, 2018 July 18, 2018
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Tax burden makes Canada less competitive: survey

Canada’s tax burden makes the country less competitive for businesses compared to the U.S., says a quarterly survey by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada…

  • By: Staff
  • July 17, 2018 July 17, 2018
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Investors Group expands products available for RDSPs

Investors Group has added to its range of products available for Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs). The firm has expanded its lower fee series for…

  • By: Staff
  • July 17, 2018 July 17, 2018
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Goldman’s Blankfein to retire as CEO

Another Wall Street veteran of the financial crisis is stepping aside: Lloyd Blankfein is retiring as CEO of Goldman Sachs after 12 years at the…

Kingsway Financial Services sells non-standard auto insurance biz

Kingsway Financial Services Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with Premier Holdings, LLC, to sell its non-standard automobile insurance companies. Under the agreement, the…

  • By: Staff
  • July 16, 2018 July 16, 2018
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Virtual currencies need close monitoring, says financial forum

An international forum on financial regulation say virtual currencies such as bitcoin do not currently pose a threat to global stability but require “vigilant monitoring”…

Portfolio manager suspended and fined $90,000

Investment strategy involved high-risk, speculative securities

  • By: Staff
  • July 16, 2018 July 16, 2018
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B.C. advisor to pay $176K settlement for unregistered trading

In a settlement agreement with the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), an investment dealer has admitted to unregistered trading. Thomas Geoffrey Bertram, who was registered…

  • By: Staff
  • July 16, 2018 July 16, 2018
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Using ETFs to thrive in an ever-changing environment

Join us on Oct. 3, 2018, in Toronto

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  • July 13, 2018 September 11, 2018
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When investment tips seem too good to be true

A Court of Appeal for Ontario ruling earlier this year made it easier to establish liability in insider trading cases

  • By: Katie Keir
  • July 13, 2018 September 10, 2018
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