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The irony of pipeline politics

Killing the Trans Mountain pipeline puts climate change strategy in jeopardy

Between a dam and a hard place

After approving a controversial capital project, B.C.'s government must face the wrath of environmentalists

Here we go again

Every five or so years, someone pitches the idea that Halifax needs a professional sports team

A chance to prove your worth

Editorial

  • February 15, 2018 March 2, 2018
  • 00:02

Trudeau’s cockiness on NAFTA

Would the Americans be willing to ease up on their NAFTA demands if Canada were to back off on its WTO complaint?

Balancing revolution and risk

Editorial

  • February 5, 2018 February 5, 2018
  • 00:02

On ethics and suit lapels

Trudeau, sanctioned over his 2016 vacation, was hardly the first prime minister to run afoul of ethical standards

Now is the time for major improvements

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 15, 2018 January 23, 2018
  • 00:01

Don’t write off NAFTA yet

Finding enough support in Congress to eliminate a program that has benefited significant numbers of Americans is next to impossible

The art of doing nothing

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 22, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:40

Technology, regulation and competition

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 1, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:30

A woeful record on diversity

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 14, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:40

Best fight against big data is “best interest’

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 27, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:30

Solid proposal or empty promise?

Editorial

  • July 27, 2018 July 24, 2018
  • 00:01

Enforcement and the spirit of the law

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 22, 2018 June 21, 2018
  • 00:01

Shedding the image of weakness

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 1, 2018 June 1, 2018
  • 00:01

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

Opinion: CSA decision a big win for the industry

Dealers and advisors can breathe a sigh of relief that there is no blanket ban on trailer commissions and no statutory best interest standard

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 21, 2018 June 22, 2018
  • 10:05

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
  • 16:20