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Alberta will study already ‘compelling case’ for its exit from CPP: Kenney

Premier says the province is the biggest net contributor to the plan

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CI Financial acquires WisdomTree’s Canadian business

The story behind the acquisition

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Manulife, Sun Life report modest impact from Hong Kong turmoil

The two insurers benefited from strong growth in Asia in the third quarter

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Canaccord’s net income, revenue down in Q2 2020

Thomas Miller and McCarthy Taylor acquisitions contribute to U.K. and Europe results

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 7, 2019 November 7, 2019
  • 12:30
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Impact investing pioneers partner up

Vancity Community Investment Bank to acquire CoPower investment platform

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Ontario proposes cutting the small business corporate tax rate

Province plans to cut the rate from 3.5% to 3.2% beginning Jan. 1

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Steps advisors can take to help senior clients exposed to fraud

The IFB summit tackled the “developed and sophisticated industry” focused on taking money

iA Financial Group tops targets in Q3

The insurance and wealth management company saw EPS grow by 15% for a second straight quarter

CPPIB steps up focus on climate change, board diversity

The pension board's annual report on sustainable investing focuses on climate risks

Euronext steps up green bond efforts

New initiative encourages issuers to list their green bonds on the exchange

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Canadian equities ETFs had a ‘stellar’ October

National Bank reports the ETFs had a strong month weeks after the S&P/TSX hit an all-time high

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 4, 2019 November 6, 2019
  • 16:17
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Canada Life streamlines seg-fund shelf

Earlier this year, Great-West Lifeco consolidated its life insurance businesses under the Canada Life brand

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Ontario’s small business tax decision creates loophole

Experts say it will likely be corrected

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CRA announces 2020 maximum pensionable earnings for CPP

Employee and employer CPP contribution rates also changed

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 1, 2019 November 1, 2019
  • 15:03
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Desjardins revises data theft impact numbers, says 4.2 million affected

The organization originally said 2.9 million customers had been impacted

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FSRA reveals members of stakeholder advisory committees

Committee members will begin meeting with the FSRA’s board of directors this month

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 1, 2019 November 1, 2019
  • 13:33
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Scotiabank launches global wealth management business line

The bank says it plans to pursue opportunities in key markets outside Canada

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 1, 2019 November 1, 2019
  • 11:57
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IGM Financial profits rise on ‘favourable’ returns

The firm's AUM reached a record high for the end of a quarter

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Fairfax Q3 earnings plunge to US$68.6 million on net investment losses

The decrease primarily reflected $96.7 million of net investment losses

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Pension benefits paid to missing man must be returned, Supreme Court rules

Man missing for six years was later discovered to have died the day after his disappearance

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Universitas rebrands as Kaleido, enhances portfolio diversification

Kaleido's RESPs can now invest in additional asset classes

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 31, 2019 October 31, 2019
  • 13:43
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Statistics Canada reports economy grew 0.1% in August

Goods-producing industries rose 0.2% after a rebound in manufacturing

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Insights from an audit of a referral business

CSA reforms on referral arrangements have been put on the back burner — for now

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Fed cuts rates for third time this year but signals likely pause

The move reduces the short-term rate to a range between 1.5% and 1.75%

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Qtrade Investor clients now have access to Wealthscope tool

Portfolio Score acts as a “health check” for investors’ portfolios

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 30, 2019 October 30, 2019
  • 13:11