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FP Canada fielded 66 complaints, conducted 11 hearings in 2020

The certification body released its annual statistics, achievements and priorities

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RF Capital reports net loss, record AUA in Q2

After taking full ownership of Richardson Wealth, the firm now has $34 billion in assets under administration

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 30, 2021 July 30, 2021
  • 12:58
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Government extends wage and rent subsidies to October

Minister Freeland said the government is also freezing rates for the wage and rent subsidies at current levels

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Empire Life reports lower Q2 earnings

Expected profit on in-force business also fell by 4%

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 30, 2021 July 30, 2021
  • 11:08
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Following IPO, Robinhood looks to expand beyond trading

Robinhood shares traded on the Nasdaq for the first time Thursday

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iA Financial reports solid profits in Q2

Sales were up in iA’s individual insurance and wealth management divisions

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 29, 2021 July 29, 2021
  • 11:32

Financial industry backs Canadian bid to host ISSB

Freeland sent a formal letter making the case for a Canadian headquarters for sustainability standards

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CSA proposes streamlined capital raising

The proposal would allow eligible issuers to raise up to $10 million annually

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 28, 2021 July 28, 2021
  • 15:04
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Federal Reserve notes improving economy, a step toward easing support

More progress is needed on employment, price stability before tapering bond purchases, Powell says

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IIROC’s client identifier requirements take full effect

The measures enhance market monitoring and investigations

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 28, 2021 July 28, 2021
  • 13:34
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Manulife renames equities team, announces plan to discontinue DSCs

The firm also announced various risk-rating and fund-names changes

  • July 27, 2021 July 27, 2021
  • 16:59
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RBC GAM names new global infrastructure head

CPPIB veteran Andrew Hay is taking the new role

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 27, 2021 July 27, 2021
  • 16:51
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Will the CRA challenge small biz transfers that use Bill C-208?

Tax experts argue that aggressive transfers could be penalized under the general anti-avoidance rule

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Robinhood IPO asks customers to play big role as investors

The online brokerage is allowing users to buy one third of the company’s shares before Robinhood begins trading on the Nasdaq

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RBC Dominion Securities fined $350K for supervisory failings

In a settlement agreement with IIROC, the firm acknowledged it failed to adequately monitor suspicious account transfers

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 27, 2021 July 27, 2021
  • 13:45
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Investment fund charges should be included in fee summaries: report

A report for the MFDA uses behavioural insights to recommend expanded cost reporting

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First-ever G-Corp lists on NEO Exchange

Canaccord Genuity G Ventures Corp. will focus on acquisitions in the mid-cap space

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 26, 2021 July 26, 2021
  • 11:59
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Richardson Wealth adds to tax and estate planning team

The firm announced three new hires in its Western offices

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 26, 2021 July 26, 2021
  • 11:03
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Yellen outlines to Congress emergency measures on debt limit

The measures would seek to avoid an unprecedented default on U.S. national debt

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TD issuing $1.75B in LRCNs

The notes will bear interest of 3.6% annually for the first five years

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 23, 2021 July 23, 2021
  • 10:39
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CFP exam pass rate was 67% in May

First-time writers outdid their peers, with a pass rate of 73%

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 22, 2021 July 22, 2021
  • 16:49
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Small business group launches petition to maintain government financial supports

Only 35% of businesses are back to normal sales levels, the CFIB says

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Advisor guilty of tax fraud sentenced to three years in jail

The CRA successfully appealed a conditional sentence imposed in 2019

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 21, 2021 July 21, 2021
  • 14:22
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Great West U.S. subsidiary buying Prudential’s retirement biz

The $4.45-billion transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2022

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Conquest Planning raises $7.5M to accelerate growth

Power Corp. affiliate Portage Ventures is among the startup's investors

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 21, 2021 July 21, 2021
  • 10:46