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Advantage: Trudeau – for now


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

National regulator losing its lustre


  • November 23, 2018 August 6, 2019
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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 August 6, 2019
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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 August 6, 2019
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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 August 6, 2019
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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 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…

Batten down the hatches


  • By: IE Staff
  • May 3, 2019 August 6, 2019
  • 00:01

Focus on the achievable


Government blown off course

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

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

“Don’t forget the budget”

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

Letter: Advisors must embrace “factfulness”

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

Regulatory costs weaken portfolio returns: IIAC

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

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 11, 2019
  • 13:40