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Federal deficit could hit $256 billion: PBO

The PBO estimates the economy could shrink by 6.8 per cent in 2020

Trudeau government passes confidence test with support from New Democrats

CERB has been extended by an additional eight weeks

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ITG expands into agency trading

Firm's new agency desk grows its institutional trading services

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Canada’s wealthiest 1% hold 25.6% of riches, new PBO report says

Last year, the PBO was asked to provide an estimate on potential revenues from a wealth tax

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IGM Financial takes ownership stake in digital planning platform

IG Wealth will be first financial services firm to use the platform

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 17, 2020 June 17, 2020
  • 12:35
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CERB to be extended eight weeks: PM

The government hopes fewer people will need CERB as restrictions ease

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Global ETF and ETP assets surpass US$6T in May

Despite market turmoil, inflows outpace 2019 levels, ETFGI reports

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 16, 2020 June 16, 2020
  • 13:45
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Government help during Covid-19: a summary

Let clients know about available assistance

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RBC Wealth partners with National Institute on Aging

RBC and NIA hope to increase awareness of elder abuse and estate planning through a three-year partnership

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Opportunities in emerging markets

Which countries are best positioned to recover from the pandemic?

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Liberals looking to extend Covid-19 benefits ahead of parliamentary showdown

Trudeau says he’ll explain how CERB may be extended later this week

JustWealth enters group benefits space

JustWealth's new digital hub allows sponsors to sign-up for group RRSPs and TFSAs

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Statistics Canada says key household debt ratio rose in the first quarter

Economist predicts debt ratios “will likely hit fresh record highs”

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PM, Scheer blame one another for blocking emergency disability benefit

The benefit would pay up to $600 for people with disabilities

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Ontario regulator explains cuts to red tape

Mark White, CEO of FSRA, discusses the regulator’s cuts to insurance guidance

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TSX proposes exchange-trading in sustainable bonds

The exchange aims to provide investors with better access to sustainable investments

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Richardson GMP, Cormark announce alliance

Partnership fills gap left after GMP Capital sold capital markets unit in 2019

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Fed foresees no rate hike through 2022

The U.S. central bank says it will also keep buying bonds

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Liberals hunting for support for bill reforming Covid-19 benefits

The NDP says it will not support legislation to imprison people for fraudulent CERB claims

Partners discussing new plans

Firm offers tips on boosting revenue

Annual PriceMetrix report provides insights for advisors

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New digital education tool for Aligned Capital advisors

The firm has teamed up with Toronto-based education provider Learnedly

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 9, 2020 June 9, 2020
  • 10:37
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Covid-19 pushes sustainable finance to backburner

The federal government has had its hands full dealing with the pandemic

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Firms ramp up recruiting push

Covid-19 hasn’t thwarted wealth management firms’ efforts to attract new talent

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Feds to give $600 to Canadians with disabilities

The one-time payment will be tax free and is meant to cover pandemic-related costs

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National unemployment rate hits new record even as economy adds jobs

The increase in the unemployment rate came as more people started looking for work