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Letter: Advisors must embrace “factfulness”

Many advisors in Canada are providing the same kind of advice they offered 20 years ago

The dangers of lax oversight

Policy-makers in the financial services industry – like those in the National Hockey League, who must fix its fatally flawed approach to overseeing Canada’s favourite…

Government blown off course

The budget bill is missing key measures announced in the March 22 budget

Stacked white books on rules and regulations

Regulatory costs weaken portfolio returns: IIAC

Aggressive deregulation agenda would not interfere with completion of the client-focused reforms, association president argues

Batten down the hatches


  • By: IE Staff
  • May 3, 2019 August 20, 2019
  • 00:01
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Attack of the premiers

Andrew Scheer may lead the federal Conservatives, but Jason Kenney and Doug Ford have set the narrative for the October federal election

Focus on the achievable


Parliament buildings on a sunny day

“Don’t forget the budget”

The Liberals want voters to keep thinking about the budget — and not the SNC-Lavalin scandal

A new era of enforcement


  • By: IE Staff
  • March 8, 2019 August 20, 2019
  • 15:01
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Why the change of heart?

The SNC-Lavalin affair deserves a royal commission, but not for the reason most people would expect

Wall Street Bull bronze sculpture in the Financial District in Manhattan

Markets need robust rules


  • By: IE Staff
  • February 12, 2019 August 20, 2019
  • 00:01
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The pipeline problem

Ottawa and the provinces must deal with Indigenous peoples and investors in an open-handed way

Populism rattles financial markets

In this age of rising populism and partisanship, the value of expertise and institutions increasingly is under siege. And that trend threatens economic growth and…

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 21, 2019 August 20, 2019
  • 00:01

National regulator losing its lustre


  • November 23, 2018 August 20, 2019
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RI is the future of investing


  • November 9, 2018 August 20, 2019
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Sector must embrace reforms


  • October 26, 2018 August 20, 2019
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Advantage: Trudeau – for now


Dear Investment Executive reader

We apologize for this week’s web troubles

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 7, 2018 August 12, 2019
  • 09:15

Getting emotional about carbon

Pierre Trudeau learned in 1972 that he could be a prophet or a politician, but he couldn't be both

Clients have spoken — and regulators should listen

IFIC’s recent Canadian Mutual Fund Investor Survey found that investors are very satisfied with their advisors and prefer to pay their fees indirectly

Bias on embedded commissions ban?

Investment industry players that favour a ban are either far removed from the average investor or could benefit directly from it

  • By: Mark Kent
  • July 17, 2017 August 22, 2019
  • 13:40

IIROC firms already meet the best interests of their clients

Regulators’ proposals to impose a best interests standard would be “duplicative and confusing”