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Trudeau shuffles cabinet

New associate minister of finance named

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Canadian institutional investors call for climate accountability ahead of COP26

Investors managing more than $5.5 trillion signed a statement calling for a faster transition to a net-zero economy

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 25, 2021 October 25, 2021
  • 16:28
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Investors watching for clues next week about monetary path

Weaker GDP data and higher inflation have muddled the picture

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Workers who resist vaccine mandates may not be eligible for EI: feds

Employment and Social Development Canada has issued a notice to employers enforcing vaccine mandates

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New finance is ‘a platform of growth,’ portfolio manager says

Areas such as digital payments, and cryptocurrency and blockchain are increasingly making a mark

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Fed imposes sweeping new limits on policy-makers’ investments

The rules include a ban on holding stocks and bonds

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With hours before deadline, Liberals reshape pandemic aid to businesses, workers

Support will target still-hurting sectors of the economy

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BIS to launch Asian green bond fund

The new fund will enable central banks to finance the fight against climate change


Ontario Teachers’ dips a toe into crypto

The pension fund takes a stake in crypto exchange FTX

CI Financial buys US$3.4-billion McCutchen Group

The Seattle-based RIA is CI's first office in the Pacific Northwest

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 21, 2021 October 21, 2021
  • 11:10
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RRSP rollover into an RDSP can provide tax savings

Helping families plan with an RDSP gives advisors a broad topic of conversation with clients

RBC report says $2 trillion needed to reach 2050 target of net-zero economy

Funds will be required to build the electricity system, retrofit buildings and train workers

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iA Financial names new VP for real estate investments and commercial mortgages

Claude Sirois will be responsible for iA's real estate holdings

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 19, 2021 October 19, 2021
  • 16:13
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RBC, TD launch programs for Black customers

Announcements follow commitments made in 2020 to support the Black community

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Pandemic sheds light on financial planning goals, how to achieve them: surveys

More Canadians are living in the moment, but retirement fears persist

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 18, 2021 October 18, 2021
  • 15:00
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Businesses see higher inflation, wages and job changes, Bank of Canada reports

Consumers say they expect inflation to slow once the pandemic ends

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Big Six join Mark Carney-led Net Zero Banking Alliance

Members of the global alliance must align their lending and investment portfolios with net-zero emissions targets

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White House plans to address economic risk of climate change

The Biden administration has issued a report with plans to protect the financial, insurance and housing markets

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China’s central bank says Evergrande risks “controllable”

The company has missed a third round of interest payments on its offshore bonds this week, spooking investors globally

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IIROC advisors can earn 10 compliance credits with CE Corner

Newcom Media expands continuing education site for financial professionals

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 15, 2021 October 15, 2021
  • 12:10
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Trudeau announces date for recall of Parliament

Extended paid sick leave and housing affordability are among early priorities for the new government

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New climate change initiative will engage financial community

The RIA is coordinating Climate Engagement Canada in collaboration with SHARE and Ceres

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Fed officials: Bond purchases could end by middle of 2022

The taper could begin in the middle of November or December

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Pandemic motivates some institutional investors to put greater emphasis on ESG

Investment performance is one reason why, an annual survey finds

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 13, 2021 October 13, 2021
  • 14:29

EU’s first green bond issuance raises 12 billion euros

The 27-nation bloc is issuing green bonds to finance the recovery from the coronavirus crisis