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Federal deficit reached $268B in January

The "deep slide" in the deficit reflects economic deterioration and pandemic response spending

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Canadian housing market faces ‘moderate’ degree of vulnerability: CMHC

Areas in Ontario and Atlantic Canada face the greatest risks of market instability

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New iA Private Wealth head promises to “win the hearts” of advisors

The firm’s third president in four years plans to improve advisor communication, support services

  • By: Katie Keir
  • March 25, 2021 April 9, 2021
  • 14:12
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Powell compares Fed’s pandemic response to Dunkirk

The Fed chairman recently reflected on the central bank's pandemic response in an NPR interview

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Mogo to acquire investing app

The deal for Moka will accelerate Mogo's plan to launch a free stock-trading platform

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 25, 2021 March 25, 2021
  • 12:20
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Crypto firm strikes client disclosure deal with CRA

Coinsquare must provide tax authorities with account data on its largest clients

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Ontario to provide parents with new round of support payments

The province is also enhancing the CARE tax credit by 20% for 2021

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Tax tips for clients who sold, bought or renovated homes in 2020

The Canada Revenue Agency outlined reporting requirements, credits and more

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 24, 2021 March 24, 2021
  • 15:21
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Yellen sees room for U.S. to borrow, opens door to tax hike

Higher taxes are likely required in the long run, the Treasury secretary said

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Canaccord CEO says acquiring RF Capital remains “No. 1 strategic priority”

Last week, RF Capital said no to a $367-million takeover offer

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Liberals to unveil federal budget on April 19, Freeland says

The government will need the support of at least one major opposition party for the budget to pass

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Bank of Canada to end credit market aid programs amid improving economy

The central bank will suspend or discontinue market liquidity-focused programs beginning in early April

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IRS announces filing extension for 2020 tax return

U.S. taxpayers will have until May 17 to file and pay taxes owing

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CRA announces prescribed interest rates for Q2

The prescribed rate on loans to family members remains set at 1%

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 19, 2021 March 19, 2021
  • 12:39
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Court allows $100-million lawsuit against OSC to proceed

The ruling overturns a Superior Court finding from last April

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Extended job relief to cost Ottawa an extra $5 billion: PBO

The government announced last month it would add 12 weeks of eligibility to the Canada Recovery Benefit

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Earnings down for Fiera in Q4

The firm’s AUM increased by more than $10 billion year over year

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 18, 2021 March 18, 2021
  • 11:14
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Federal Reserve foresees keeping key rate near zero through 2023

The U.S. central bank also upgraded its growth and inflation forecasts

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Teachers, AIMCo sell U.S. proxy advisory firm

The pensions have sold Glass Lewis to a private equity firm and entrepreneur

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OSFI unwinds emergency pandemic relief measures

Temporary relief due to extreme volatility is no longer needed

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CFA Institute launches ESG credential globally

New certificate focuses on incorporating ESG into investment analysis

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CI acquires Atlanta-based RIA Brightworth

Firm manages US$4.7 billion for HNW clients

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RF Capital dismisses Canaccord’s $367-million takeover offer

The proposal isn't in the best interests of the company's shareholders, advisors and clients, the firm said

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Canada Revenue Agency locks 800,000 accounts

The tax agency has cited possible email phishing schemes

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Wealthsimple’s peer-to-peer app goes national

The beta version of the product launched in November 2020

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 12, 2021 March 15, 2021
  • 12:56