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National regulator losing its lustre


  • November 23, 2018 November 23, 2018
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Getting emotional about carbon

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

RI is the future of investing


  • November 9, 2018 November 18, 2018
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flags of usa and china painted on cracked wall

Out of chaos, a strategy

With trade deals revised, the U.S. looks determined to remake the world’s trading system to isolate China

Sector must embrace reforms


  • October 26, 2018 November 18, 2018
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Tories have much to learn

Maxime Bernier's comment that his former party seems to have lost its soul has some validity

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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

Disclosure is severely limited


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USMCA won’t end trade spats

The negotiations that wound up on Sept. 30 are likely to be only the first in a litany of disputes with Washington

Inviting damage to investor confidence


  • By: IE Staff
  • September 21, 2018 November 18, 2018
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Harsh lessons for Trudeau

The Trans Mountain Pipeline decision and NAFTA negotiations may lead to major policy changes for Canada

The culture that led to the crisis


  • August 24, 2018 November 18, 2018
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Solid proposal or empty promise?


  • July 27, 2018 November 18, 2018
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Enforcement and the spirit of the law


  • By: IE Staff
  • June 22, 2018 November 18, 2018
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Shedding the image of weakness


  • By: IE Staff
  • June 1, 2018 November 18, 2018
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Populism is nothing new

Political branding - as practised by Donald Trump, Viktor Orbán and Doug Ford - is harming democracy

Trade, or “governtainment”

There is more than a tit-for-tat trade war going on between China and the U.S. And Canada should be paying attention

Method to King Donald’s madness

Trump's tariffs and his personal attack on Justin Trudeau may be part of a strategic retreat from his original threat

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 January 18, 2018
  • 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”

Explanations are needed — please

How will removing embedded commissions enhance the client experience? And how will a fiduciary standard work exactly?

  • By: Don Janzen
  • August 15, 2016 January 16, 2018
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