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Record numbers took November CFP exam

The 563 candidates were the most since the FPSC implemented enhanced requirements in 2010

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Dentist gets two-year conditional sentence for tax fraud

The tax evasion scheme was promoted by a tax protestor organization, the CRA says

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 17, 2019 January 17, 2019
  • 16:27
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Open banking a negative for Big Six banks

Technological disruption is likely to erode the big banks’ profitability in certain areas

IA introduces AI-powered virtual assistant

The virtual assistant can calculate how much investors should contribute to their RRSPs or estimate the amount they’ll have saved at retirement age

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 17, 2019 January 17, 2019
  • 10:07
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Auditors face new challenges: CPAB

Technology-driven innovation is expected to transform auditing and audit regulation in the years ahead

Canadian financial services firms make list of companies committed to gender equality

The Big Six banks, Sun Life and Manulife all made the global list

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 16, 2019 January 16, 2019
  • 12:00

EY Canada to launch centre of excellence for insurance

The bilingual centre will be based in both Toronto and Quebec City

  • January 16, 2019 January 16, 2019
  • 11:27
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Foresters signs Principles for Responsible Investing

Joins 121 Canadian signatories

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 16, 2019 January 16, 2019
  • 11:25
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Group calls for protection of pensions

SHARE wants federal government to amend bankruptcy laws and ensure pension funding

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Housing market expected to cool

Prices grew by only about 3% in 2018, Fitch Ratings says

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BMO creates BMO Private Wealth Canada and Asia

Private banking and full-service brokerage unite

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 15, 2019 January 15, 2019
  • 15:45
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Lottery to be held for “POT” stock symbol

Exchanges will hold a random draw of companies wanting the symbol on January 30

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Hacker, traders charged in U.S. insider trading scheme

International plot to hack into SEC’s regulatory filing system allegedly netted US$4.1 million

Many Canadians lack confidence they’ll build nest egg

More than one-third of Canadians say they'll never build enough wealth to retire comfortably

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 14, 2019 January 14, 2019
  • 11:54
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RBC GAM/BlackRock partnership will be a boon to both parties: Moody’s

The alliance “will expand their ETF businesses in Canada beyond what each would have achieved individually,” report states

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Investor submissions to proposed DSC ban reveal anger, frustration

A summary of investor comments on CSA's proposed amendments to National Instrument 81-105

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 11, 2019 January 11, 2019
  • 15:53
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BlackRock job cuts not confined to any specific region

The firm is cutting 500 jobs, or 3% of its global workforce

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 11, 2019 January 11, 2019
  • 11:37
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RBC iShares alliance indicative of industry trends: report

National Bank analysts say the new brand represents an “alignment of capabilities”

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 11, 2019 January 11, 2019
  • 10:49
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Repeat offender sentenced to jail for violating trading ban

Sentence follows a recent conviction and ruling in a separate, criminal matter

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 11, 2019 January 11, 2019
  • 10:31
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Foundation Wealth Partners launches in Vancouver

The partnership-based portfolio management firm allows advisors to launch their own business

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 10, 2019 January 10, 2019
  • 14:08
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Former registrant sent to jail as BCSC seeks to collect fines

Renee Michelle Penko will spend 30 days in jail

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 10, 2019 January 10, 2019
  • 12:15
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BMO wins digital award for bill payment tool

QuickPay was recognized last month at the 2018 Banking Technology Awards

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 10, 2019 January 10, 2019
  • 11:26
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iA integrates savings, mortgage tools into app

The new functions add to existing insurance and savings services

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 10, 2019 January 10, 2019
  • 11:23
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Fed minutes: Growing risks make rate hike path less clear

Many economists think the central bank may raise rates just once this year if the economy slows significantly

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Ontario court denies firms’ bid to dismiss lawsuits

The court sided with the clients, ruling that there was “no overriding or palpable error” in the motions judge’s decision