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Scheer promises help for homebuyers

Conservative leader says he’ll “fix” the stress test, lengthen amortization periods

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Global banks commit to sustainability, without Canada’s Big Five

130 banks have signed on to the Principles for Responsible Banking at the UN Climate Action Summit

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Liberals pitch middle class savings

The party promised to make the first $15,000 of income tax-free and cut cellphone bills by 25%

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Insurance ombud records fewer complaints

However, fiscal 2019 saw an increase in the number of contacts made

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CIBC Mellon to provide fund services for IGM Financial

Most of IGM’s fund services employees in Toronto and Winnipeg will transition to CIBC Mellon

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 20, 2019 September 23, 2019
  • 13:28
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Two Federal Reserve officials highlight deep division

Healthy debate is a strength of the Fed system, the Fed's vice chairman says

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Conservatives pledge to raise age credit

The federal party says it will increase the credit by $1,000 per year, per senior

  • By: Katie Keir
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 13:12

Investment Executive now owned by Newcom Media

The team, which remains the same, looks forward to thriving under a B2B-focused publisher

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 12:15
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A divided Fed cuts key rate for 2nd time this year

Two officials preferred to keep rates unchanged and one argued for a bigger cut

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Bringing blockchain to the FX market

Firms are developing a new foreign exchange settlement model for big banks

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Rapport Credit Union partners with Wealthsimple

Rapport is the first credit union to join Wealthsimple's advisor platform

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 18, 2019 September 18, 2019
  • 11:33
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Poloz, global regulators to headline OSC conference

The regulator has unveiled the preliminary agenda for its annual conference

Women in business

CWB joins gender equity effort

The firm has signed on to a global UN initiative

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Liberals promise to boost OAS, CPP survivor’s benefit

If re-elected, the party would increase OAS by 10% for seniors over 75

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Liberals promise to boost Canada Child Benefit, provide guaranteed income for parents

The party would increase the Canada Child Benefit by 15% for parents of children under the age of one

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Federal government posts $14B shortfall in 2018-19

The debt-to-GDP ratio fell to 30.9%

Tories promise to boost RESP grants, raise maximum lifetime contribution limit

The maximum annual Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) amount would rise to $750 from $500

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Tories promise to bring back children’s fitness and arts credits

The tax credits were introduced under the Harper Conservative government

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Greens promise changes to corporate taxes, capital gains

The party’s platform targets tax loopholes, bank profits and carbon emissions

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Conservatives promise tax cut that they say will address Liberal increases

Cut would apply to the lowest income bracket

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EI premiums decline again for 2020

The lower rate offers relief to business owners

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 13, 2019 September 14, 2019
  • 16:50
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Federal Tories promise to bring back public transit tax credit

The Liberal government eliminated the credit in 2017

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Possible tax relief for your U.S.-expat client

If cross-border clients meet the strict requirements and comply, they'll pay no U.S. tax

Assante launches online investing platform

The service uses WealthBar technology

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 13, 2019 September 14, 2019
  • 10:57
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Statistics Canada says household debt ratio edged lower in second quarter

Income grew faster than debt, agency reports