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Quebec agrees in principle with a single tax return, administered by the province

Quebec premier sets two conditions for collecting federal taxes

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Federal financial consumer protection could be strengthened

FCAC publishes Report on Best Practices in Financial Consumer Protection

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Fitch affirms Scotiabank Peru rating

Planned acquisition of Cencosud Peru not expected to affect bank’s asset quality

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Power Corp. targets U.S. expansion

The company’s Q1 profit more than doubled to a record $525 million

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Class action filed against National Bank

Mortgage borrowers who have been required to pay legal fees as a result of a default may be covered in the proposed lawsuit

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Power Financial to invest more in fintech startups to avoid digital disruption

Subsidiaries Great-West Lifeco and IGM Financial have invested $230 million in 32 fintechs

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Scotiabank takes 51% controlling interest in Peru’s Banco Cencosud

The agreement will make Scotiabank the second-largest credit card issuer in the South American country

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U.S. investment banks and regionals flourish in Q1 2018: Moody’s

Major banks generated increases in their fixed-income, equity and investment bank earnings

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Gen X not prepared for retirement: survey

Cost of living, school-aged children, student loans and care of aging parents pose challenges

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Canadian pension returns post slight gain in Q1

The first quarter of 2018 was full of instability and volatility, with Canadian equities taking the biggest hit

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TransferWise to launch borderless debit card in Canada in 2019

The card will hold balances in multiple currencies making it useful for business travellers, snowbirds and expats

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Financial literacy isn’t financial wellness for Canadian workers

Stress about retirement is the biggest financial worry among Canadians

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New Senate committee to consider ways to bolster charitable sector

The committee plans to release a report with recommendations

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Court upholds non-solicitation decision

Two RBCDS advisors violated agreement by calling clients when they moved from MD Management, court says

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WisdomTree brings portfolio analysis tool to Canada

Advisors can compare two portfolios side-by-side to improve performance

Slideshow: Measuring up each firm’s average advisor

Although overall AUM and productivity are up, this isn’t the case at all firms in this year’s Brokerage Report Card

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Sun Life boosts dividend as Q1 net income beats analyst estimates

The insurer will increase its quarterly common share dividend by 2¢

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FCAC announces Indigenous Peoples financial literacy working group

The working group will collaborate on developing new programs and initiatives, and identify research priorities

OSC Dialogue 2017 to feature FCA, SEC executives

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Central banks urge financial industry to work together to improve wholesale payments security

CPMI releases proposed strategy on enhancing the industry’s capacity to prevent, detect and respond to attempted fraud,

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One-quarter of Canadians rank money as their greatest stress

The majority of Canadians surveyed have at least one financial regret

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Telfer students win 2018 CFA Societies Canada Ethics Challenge

The challenge is designed increase awareness of ethical dilemmas students may encounter as they enter the investment profession

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RBC hosts first global Trade for the Kids

More than US$3 million is being donated to more than 40 youth-focused charities worldwide

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GP Wealth introduces online platform for advisors

GPWealth360 gives financial advisors the ability to connect with their clients anywhere, anytime

Financial protection for the future, nest egg, retirement savings

Industry veterans launch Waypoint Investment Partners

New firm focused on family offices and HNW clients