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Letter: Industry has made significant progress on strategic issues throughout pandemic

Rebounding equities markets and continued demand for wealth services were major factors in strong industry performance, writes Ian Russell

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Working from home made tech ETFs one of 2020’s most exciting investments

Forward-thinking investors may want to consider adding technology ETFs to their portfolios

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Letter: Investment industry well-positioned for the post-Covid recovery

Strong performance in 2020 bodes well for the year ahead, writes Ian Russell

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Letter: CCMR needs a strategic approach

Either develop a plan to complete the project, or scrap it entirely, writes Ian Russell

  • By: Ian Russell
  • October 14, 2020 October 14, 2020
  • 11:47
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Why aren’t advisors using ETFs in their portfolios?

Examining five reasons why advisors say they aren’t using ETFs

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Letter: Fundamental changes to regulatory landscape in the air

The interests of portfolio managers' clients are better protected under the current system of regulatory oversight, argues PMAC president

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Letter: Time to act on structural reform

Ian Russell responds to comments on his opinion piece on SRO consolidation

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Letter: What’s the rush to merge IIROC and MFDA?

SRO reform should serve the public interest and investors’ needs, writes John Carson of FAIR Canada

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Letter: SROs at a crossroads

Investors want regulation that will watch their back and a regulator they can trust, writes Ken Kivenko

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Letter: Proposed rules on vulnerable clients need clarification

The CSA framework is an important first step, but more details are required, writes the vice president of IIAC

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Understanding the role of indexes in today’s markets

Help your clients understand indexes and the ETFs that track them

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Letter: SRO merger makes sense

Streamlined regulations would benefit the industry and clients, writes Jim Rogers

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Letter: More rules don’t necessarily mean better investor protection

The regulatory response to Covid-19 has improved the investor experience, writes Ian Russell

Pharmacare a promise Trudeau might come to regret

The Liberals’ re-election prospects look promising thanks to the co-operation of Big Pharma

Starting the decade off right

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 17, 2020 January 14, 2020
  • 00:02

Securities law must be reviewed

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 15, 2019 November 14, 2019
  • 00:02

How to distinguish yourself during estate administration

Jump the credibility curve with executors and beneficiaries

Avoid the transfer-out train

Safeguard your business by knowing your client’s PoA and executor

Conservative victory looking more realistic

Column: Liberals finally get their wedge issues, but they may not be enough to save Trudeau

Letter: Greatest climate-related risk is government and regulatory interference

Humans can continue to adapt to the historically modest changes recently seen in our climate, writes David McGruer

Letter: An investor’s perspective on the regulatory treadmill

In most instances, the industry has only itself to blame for the protracted and costly nature of policymaking in this country, writes Harvey Naglie

Letter: Time for a national voice for Main Street investors

An investor advisory council would allow retail investors to speak on their own behalf and promote active dialogue between regulators and investors, writes Ken Kivenko