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Banks poised to report strong Q2 despite housing slowdown: analysts

CIBC is the first of the big banks scheduled to report its latest results with data out Wednesday

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Dalhousie students win IAFP financial planning competition

This year’s topic was “The Appropriate Use of Social Media in a Financial Planning Practice”

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CRA cracks down on real estate tax avoidance

The agency’s auditors have reviewed more than 30,000 files in Ontario and British Columbia over the past three years, generating $43.7 million in penalties

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Capgemini and Efma launch fintech portal

The new platform is designed to foster collaboration between fintechs and financial institutions

Walmart sells Canadian banking operation to U.S. firm, Canadian financier

The new owners will continue providing the bank's credit card and insurance products

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ATB Financial names next CEO

Curtis Stange to succeed retiring Dave Mowat

Santander used blockchain for investor voting at AGM

Technology enhanced the efficiency and transparency of the vote tabulation process

Non-bank consumer lenders to reap biggest rewards from U.K. Open Banking initiative

Initiative should improve underwriting practices and loan pricing for consumers

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Time to update NAFTA, SIFMA CEO says

Negotiators should look to update the trade agreement to reflect the rise of the digital economy and the maturation of the financial services sector

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IA Financial expands access to retirement planning website

The website is a reference tool for clients and supports IA’s advisors

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Slideshow: How a firm’s ratings impact advisors’ recommendations

Although advisors are likely to recommend their firm to another advisor, this changes sometimes based on their perception of their brokerage

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Surge in alternative investments expected

Amendments to NI 81-102 that are likely to be adopted this year would provide advisors with an intriguing new category of products to offer clients

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TD Bank discounts five-year variable mortgage rate

Competition among lenders heats up

EDI unveils Canadian fixed-income pricing service

Company expands its current offering by including five new fixed-income asset classes

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Quebec agrees in principle with a single tax return, administered by the province

Quebec premier sets two conditions for collecting federal taxes

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Federal financial consumer protection could be strengthened

FCAC publishes Report on Best Practices in Financial Consumer Protection

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Fitch affirms Scotiabank Peru rating

Planned acquisition of Cencosud Peru not expected to affect bank’s asset quality

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Power Corp. targets U.S. expansion

The company’s Q1 profit more than doubled to a record $525 million

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Class action filed against National Bank

Mortgage borrowers who have been required to pay legal fees as a result of a default may be covered in the proposed lawsuit

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Power Financial to invest more in fintech startups to avoid digital disruption

Subsidiaries Great-West Lifeco and IGM Financial have invested $230 million in 32 fintechs

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Scotiabank takes 51% controlling interest in Peru’s Banco Cencosud

The agreement will make Scotiabank the second-largest credit card issuer in the South American country

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U.S. investment banks and regionals flourish in Q1 2018: Moody’s

Major banks generated increases in their fixed-income, equity and investment bank earnings

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Gen X not prepared for retirement: survey

Cost of living, school-aged children, student loans and care of aging parents pose challenges

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Canadian pension returns post slight gain in Q1

The first quarter of 2018 was full of instability and volatility, with Canadian equities taking the biggest hit

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TransferWise to launch borderless debit card in Canada in 2019

The card will hold balances in multiple currencies making it useful for business travellers, snowbirds and expats