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Bill Morneau voted 2017 business newsmaker of the year

The federal finance minister’s challenges in the second half of 2017 kept him in the news for months

Financial services firms contribute to new fund to promote inclusiveness

Royal Bank appoints new president, Quebec headquarters

Nadine Renaud-Tinker succeeds Martin Thibodeau

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 15, 2017 January 21, 2018
  • 10:30

Henri-Paul Rousseau retiring from Power Corp.

Vice-chairman praised for his outstanding contribution to the company’s management team and its subsidiaries’ boards over the last nine years

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 15, 2017 December 15, 2017
  • 09:15

Manulife names John Cassaday as new chairman

Cassaday, the former media executive who was named vice chairman on Thursday, will take over from Richard DeWolfe next spring

  • By: Leah Golob
  • December 8, 2017 December 8, 2017
  • 12:00
Street Capital appoints chief product and marketing officer

Mark Blucher named new head of Central 1 Credit Union

Most recently the CEO of the ICBC, Blucher takes over Don Wright’s former role in January

Street Capital appoints chief product and marketing officer

CFA Societies Canada appoints Christopher May as managing director

May will provide strategic leadership and operational oversight, manage volunteer committees and represent CFA charterholders in Canada

  • By: Leah Golob
  • December 7, 2017 January 21, 2018
  • 11:30
IIAC introduces judges for Top Under 40 Award

WCM names winners of Return to Bay Street Award

The organization’s award helps eight women with senior-level experience in their return to the financial services sector

  • By: Leah Golob
  • December 6, 2017 January 21, 2018
  • 13:40

OSC appoints vice chairman

Tim Moseley brings his extensive securities litigation expertise, regulatory background and experience in enforcement and global business environments to the role

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FPSC honours financial planning professionals

The organization bestowed its lifetime achievement award on John De Goey at a dinner held during Financial Planning Week

  • By: Leah Golob
  • November 27, 2017 January 21, 2018
  • 12:40
CFA Society Toronto names chairwoman

WCM honours four at annual awards luncheon

Harleen Bains, Susan Rimmer and Duane Green were given the WCM Awards for Leadership while Priya Radha was handed the WCM Rising Star Award

  • By: Leah Golob
  • November 23, 2017 January 21, 2018
  • 16:30
Catalyst Canada names Victor Dodig as chairman

Canada’s most powerful women honoured

The list of award winners for 2017 includes women leaders from the financial services industry

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 22, 2017 January 21, 2018
  • 11:50

Doug Bell leaving GMP Capital

The firm’s vice chairman of investment banking is leaving to establish a principal business in the mining sector

  • By: Leah Golob
  • November 21, 2017 November 21, 2017
  • 13:50

Cary List to serve as FPSB council chairman for 2018

The FPSB council acts as an advisory and consultative body to FPSB’s board of directors and is made up of delegates from each of FPSB’s…

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 21, 2017 January 21, 2018
  • 12:40
BMO Investments makes changes to its mutual fund lineup

BMO names new chief digital officer

Brett Pitts will steer the bank’s digital portfolio and manage North American digital experiences

  • By: Leah Golob
  • November 20, 2017 January 21, 2018
  • 12:00

AltaCorp Capital founder, oil and gas financier George Gosbee dies suddenly

The Calgary investment company’s president, Paul Sarachman, will assume the role of CEO

IA appoints new COO

Denis Ricard will be responsible for the firm’s individual and group insurance operations in both Canada and the U.S.

  • By: Leah Golob
  • November 10, 2017 January 21, 2018
  • 11:50

New managing director for Neuberger Berman Breton Hill

Ram Ramaswamy has spent the past 16 years with Goldman Sachs Asset Management LP in the alternative investments and manager selection group

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 9, 2017 November 9, 2017
  • 12:45
Street Capital appoints chief product and marketing officer

Sun Life’s Dean Connor named Canada’s top CEO

Award committee cites firm’s successful global business strategy under Connor’s leadership and vision

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 9, 2017 November 9, 2017
  • 11:50

Term extended for OSC’s Maureen Jensen

CEO expresses commitment to moving forward with key reforms

BMO Investments makes changes to its mutual fund lineup

Darryl White takes the helm at BMO

The former COO succeeds retiring CEO Bill Downe

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
  • 17:05
Canada’s financial services sector “moving fast” on AI

RBC’s Borealis AI taps U.S. professor to lead research

Matthew Taylor will relocate from Washington State University to Edmonton

Matthew Rodier wins IIAC Top Under 40 Award

Advisor with TD Wealth in Montreal recognized for his achievements in investment and retirement planning as well as his community service

  • By: Leah Golob
  • October 26, 2017 October 26, 2017
  • 13:20
No-contest settlement with RBC firms will see clients repaid $21.8 million

Jeffery Yabuki joins RBC’s board of directors

The U.S. executive has significant experience in financial technology services

  • By: Leah Golob
  • October 19, 2017 October 19, 2017
  • 11:00

Former governor general David Johnston named advisor to Fairfax, Deloitte

Johnston previously served on Fairfax’s board of directors

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 17, 2017 October 17, 2017
  • 11:35

RIA names Dustyn Lanz as new CEO

The association’s current COO will take over the role at the beginning of next year, following Deb Abbey’s retirement at end of 2017

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 17, 2017 October 17, 2017
  • 09:05