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Fintech sees record deal activity

Report says volume of VC and private equity investment combined with M&A activity in the sector reached unprecedented heights

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Canaccord delivering on plans to grow advisor roster

The firm has added 13 advisory teams from a year ago while the average book size per advisory team has risen by more than 80%…

GWL’s Q2 earnings rise by 17% on increased sales

The firm benefited from a $60-million after-tax gain from the restructuring of U.S. financing as a consequence of U.S. tax reform and the refinancing of…

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FPSC releases results of spring exams

Almost 1,000 candidates wrote FPSC Level 1 and CFP exams in various locations across Canada

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 1, 2018 August 1, 2018
  • 11:55
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Manulife joins Shoppers Drug Mart in medical marijuana program

Clients who have been approved for medical marijuana coverage will be able to consult with Shoppers pharmacists at an Ontario-based patient care centre

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Coinsquare launches wealth-management subsidiary

Coin Capital Investment Management will offer investment products focused on emerging technologies such as blockchain, AI and cryptocurrencies

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Finance releases draft proposals related to Budget 2018

Consultation paper outlines income tax measures announced in Budget 2018 that haven’t already been legislated

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Canadians cut back spending amid rising interest rates: poll

Half of respondents in debt said they are stressed about their level of indebtedness

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Former CEO, lawyer granted bail pending appeal in Knowledge House fraud

Co-conspirators Daniel Potter and Blois Colpitts used multiple manipulative techniques to prop up the firm’s share price

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B.C. property buyers must give more details in measure aimed at tax evasion

Starting Sept. 17, the new property transfer tax will require people to report additional information if they purchase through a corporation or trust

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Judge jails Knowledge House officials after blockbuster N.S. stock fraud

Former president and CEO Daniel Potter and lawyer Blois Colpitts were found guilty in March

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Small business calls on new Ontario government to put CPP expansion on hold

Business owners surveyed by the CFIB want the overnment to delay CPP expansion pending a review of other options

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 25, 2018 July 25, 2018
  • 15:20
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Air Canada, banks seek to buy Aeroplan business

TD, CIBC and Visa take part in $2.25 billion offer to Aimia

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Hillcore partners with AlphaDelta

The two firms plan to expand AlphaDelta’s suite of actively managed investment products

  • July 25, 2018 July 25, 2018
  • 11:25
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Toronto ranked tops for tech jobs growth

The city has the fourth-best tech talent market in Canada and the U.S.

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IA Financial expands mobile app coverage

Group savings and retirement plan members can now use the app to track their retirement savings

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 24, 2018 July 24, 2018
  • 09:45
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CDIC consults on changes to joint and trust account disclosure requirements

Insurance coverage will be extended to deposits held in RESPs and RDSPs

CPPIB investing US$147.4 million for 45% stake in Santa Monica Business Park

She said Santa Monica makes for an attractive market with strong demand driven by technology and media firms in the area

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Friends’ spending may influence Canadians to buy beyond their budget: survey

Less than half of respondents have a financial strategy in place and adhere to it

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 23, 2018 July 23, 2018
  • 11:15
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Industry divided on expanding cost reporting

The Investment Industry of Canada’s resistance to expanded investment fund cost reporting runs counter to the views of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada

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Asset managers urged to invest for future growth

Strong growth in 2017 was market driven

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“Digital front runners” focus on extracting value from data

Canadian financial institutions face a dual challenge of serving customers via digital channels and managing risk and compliance

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Financial institutions well positioned to spot money laundering

Professional money launders present unique identification challenges

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ICE completes acquisition of Chicago Stock Exchange

CHX will continue to operate as a registered securities exchange

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Small biz tax changes: where we are now

The federal government’s final proposals received royal assent on June 21