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Securities trending down

As markets roiled, equity ETFs stayed calm: IIAC

A report spells out best practices for ETF trading in volatile markets


Insolvency activity remains subdued

Bankruptcies and consumer proposals were both still down in August

StatsCan reports fewer business closures, more openings in June compared with May

The number of business closures remained higher than the pre-Covid level

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Investors endorse action on board diversity

Survey finds appetite for transparency, engagement to encourage diversity

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Federal deficit hit $148.6 billion through July

The figure is consistent with the $343-billion estimate for the full year

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FSRA to launch committees to inform regulation in life insurance sector

The Ontario regulator will examine seg funds, MGA channel

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Montreal holds its ground, while other Canadian cities slide in global ranking

Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary have all dropped in a ranking of global financial centres

  • By: Staff
  • September 25, 2020 September 25, 2020
  • 12:24
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Snowbirds win legal battle to reinstate out-of-province medical coverage for Ontarians

A court found that the province violated the Canada Health Act by revoking insurance coverage

  • By: Staff
  • September 25, 2020 September 25, 2020
  • 11:27
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FSRA consultation on service standards begins

The comment period closes on Oct. 23

  • By: Staff
  • September 25, 2020 September 25, 2020
  • 11:15
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Get ready for regtech to raise the client experience

In a webinar, industry participants discussed innovation in regulatory technology


TMX to acquire AST Investor Services (Canada)

The deal is worth $165 million

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Panama Papers accountant gets three-year jail term

Charges stem from scheme to help clients evade U.S. taxes with offshore shells

IIAC pushes back on Quebec privacy bill

Industry group argues aspects of bill unworkable, unrealistic

Canada’s population growth stunted: StatsCan

The country is facing a double whammy of low immigration and low fertility rates

PBO: Deficit on track to hit $330 billion with Covid effects lasting years

Relative to the size of the economy, the deficit amounts to 15% of gross domestic product

Salary freezes expected to continue in 2021

According to Morneau Sheppell, 13% of employers have already committed to freezing salaries next year

  • By: Staff
  • September 29, 2020 September 28, 2020
  • 09:00

Wealth gap, low rates hinder retirement savings

A Natixis webinar discussed the challenges facing retirees

  • By: Katie Keir
  • September 29, 2020 September 29, 2020
  • 14:40

JP Morgan settles massive market manipulation case

Deal with regulators involves $920 million in sanctions and disgorgement

OSC seeks volunteers for small business advisory committee

The committee will provide input on trends and policy impact on small firms

  • By: Staff
  • September 29, 2020 September 29, 2020
  • 13:26

RBC iShares adds 2 funds to fixed-income ETF lineup

The corporate bond funds mature in 2026 and 2027, respectively

  • By: Staff
  • September 23, 2020 September 23, 2020
  • 10:55

Investors interested in responsible investing but lack knowledge: survey

Many advisors are not helping to dispel confusion around ESG and impact products

Vanguard’s new ETF offers target payout of 4% per year

The retirement-focused fund is the firm's latest all-in-one portfolio

  • By: Staff
  • September 16, 2020 September 16, 2020
  • 12:48