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Surge in alternative investments expected

Amendments to NI 81-102 that are likely to be adopted this year would provide advisors with an intriguing new category of products to offer clients

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Federal budget bill quietly proposes tool to ease penalties for corporate crime

The legislation lists 31 qualifying offences, including bribery of a foreign public official, municipal corruption, fraud, theft, forgery and insider trading

Stock market two boxing gloves with arrows with bull and bear

TSX posts modest gain

Dow tumbles more than 190 points

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Actively managed, niche ETFs in strong demand

But the ETF industry should tread carefully to ensure these products don’t become too complex as their simplicity and transparency has been key reasons for…

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Winnipeg Commodity Exchange’s last trading function moving to New York

The WCE was the first North American commodity exchange to shift to all-electronic trading

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TD Bank discounts five-year variable mortgage rate

Competition among lenders heats up

EDI unveils Canadian fixed-income pricing service

Company expands its current offering by including five new fixed-income asset classes

Brooklyn Bridge and the downtown Manhattan skyline in New York City

RBCGAM introduces U.S. banks ETF

New fund follows the performance of 21 of the largest U.S. dividend paying bank stocks

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Capital Group Canada discontinues DSC purchase option

Series B units will no longer be offered for sale as of May 24

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More Canadians consider guaranteed life income products desirable

Segregated funds and annuities are two products that can help Canadians reach their goals

Quebec and Canadian Flags`

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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TSX, New York markets up in broad-based advance

Energy prices rise; trade fears ease

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Proprietary product sales a cause for concern: Canoe CEO

Darcy Hulston posits that regulators may eventually crack down on the practice of advisors selling products their firms manufacture

Dalhousie students win IAFP financial planning competition

This year’s topic was “The Appropriate Use of Social Media in a Financial Planning Practice”

CRA cracks down on real estate tax avoidance

The agency’s auditors have reviewed more than 30,000 files in Ontario and British Columbia over the past three years, generating $43.7 million in penalties

Capgemini and Efma launch fintech portal

The new platform is designed to foster collaboration between fintechs and financial institutions

ATB Financial names next CEO

Curtis Strange to succeed retiring Dave Mowat

Monique Leroux inducted into Canadian Business Hall of Fame

Four Companions recognized this year

Jean Desgagné leaves TMX

His former position as president and CEO of TMX Global Solutions, Insights and Analytics Strategies will not be replaced

Investors Group announces multiple mutual fund changes

The changes affect administrative and management fees, as well as risk ratings

Mutual fund firms concerned with lack of guidance on promotional spending

Following several high-profile administrative penalties for “excessive” spending on promotional activities and non-monetary benefits, there’s little clarity from regulators as to what’s acceptable

RBC announces redemption of RBC Trust Capital Securities – Series 2008-1

Redemptions will be paid on July 3

OSC warns investors about unregistered cryptocurrency groups

Regulator singles out five firms in investor alert

BCSC issues cryptocurrency alert

Investors advised to exercise caution

Court overturns advisor’s acquittal

Ontario advisor violated securities rules by borrowing funds from several insurance clients

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TSX continues streak of gains

U.S. stock markets finish mixed

Annual inflation cools to 2.2%

Core measure above 2% for first time in six years

Energy stocks lift TSX

Loonie rises, U.S. stocks down