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Populism is nothing new

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

Solid proposal or empty promise?


  • July 27, 2018 January 10, 2019
  • 00:01
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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

Enforcement and the spirit of the law


  • By: IE Staff
  • June 22, 2018 January 10, 2019
  • 00:01
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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

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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 December 29, 2018
  • 10:05

Shedding the image of weakness


  • By: IE Staff
  • June 1, 2018 January 10, 2019
  • 00:01

NAFTA 2.0 won’t end trade disputes

Protectionism in the U.S. may not be as severe as it was in 1930, but it remains very much a part of that country's DNA

The brokerage business’s remarkable resilience


  • By: IE Staff
  • April 27, 2018 January 10, 2019
  • 00:01

Is Big Tech getting too big?

Technology giants such as Facebook and Alphabet dominate the economy. Can limits be placed on that dominance?

One out of three is not good


  • By: IE Staff
  • March 29, 2018 January 10, 2019
  • 00:01

The budget deserves a closer look

Not long ago, journalists would spend a week or more parsing and analyzing the budget document

Time to follow the U.S. on seniors’ issues


  • By: IE Staff
  • March 1, 2018 January 10, 2019
  • 00:04

National regulator losing its lustre


  • November 23, 2018 January 10, 2019
  • 00:01

RI is the future of investing


  • November 9, 2018 January 10, 2019
  • 00:01

Sector must embrace reforms


  • October 26, 2018 January 10, 2019
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Dear Investment Executive reader

We apologize for this week’s web troubles

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 7, 2018 December 29, 2018
  • 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

Out of chaos, a strategy

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

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 December 29, 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”

  • By: Ian Russell
  • February 28, 2017 December 29, 2018
  • 17:00