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Time to act on the CCMR

If the political will to carry the CCMR to fruition exists, now is the time to use it.

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Election or no election, the campaign has begun

Watch for the Sept. 23 throne speech to include promises easily repackaged into an election platform

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Toothless OBSI leaves investors wanting

Harmed investors need more than a legal aid clinic

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 21, 2020 August 17, 2020
  • 00:02
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What’s next after Trudeau’s horrible summer?

The return to Parliament on Sept. 21 won’t be easy for the minority government after yet another ethics scandal

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The most powerful weapon

As economic activity picks up, the biggest risk is a second shutdown

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 5, 2020 June 10, 2020
  • 00:02
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For Albertans, oil and gas will never die

There will always be a price for a barrel of oil or a cubic metre of natural gas. The only question is what that price…

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A position of exceptional strength

Financial advisors' average assets under management reached record levels in early 2020

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 1, 2020 June 10, 2020
  • 00:02
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The pandemic has changed Trudeau’s world

Watch for new foreign policy and an election in 2021

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Urgent need for planning & co-operation

For now, the priority is survival

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 2, 2020 April 13, 2020
  • 00:02
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Scotland follows London’s lead

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon adopted Westminster’s foot-dragging approach to dealing with Covid-19

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A new leader emerges

The CSA has stepped up to take the OSC's place as the standard bearer for regulatory progress

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 6, 2020 March 5, 2020
  • 00:03
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Plenty of blame to go around

Provincial premiers and the feds share responsibility for the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute

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Cut the fat, not the muscle

The OSC needs a steady hand at the helm

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 31, 2020 January 29, 2020
  • 00:02
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A pivotal year in politics

Liberals and Conservatives came out of the 2019 election knowing they face widespread discontent

Starting the decade off right


  • By: IE Staff
  • January 17, 2020 January 14, 2020
  • 00:02

Quebec’s “comeback kids”

These politicians had left politics, only to return in decidedly different roles and with new ambitions

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Title reform must put consumers first

If consumers' interests are not at the heart of this initiative, it may do more harm than good

  • December 6, 2019 December 4, 2019
  • 00:02
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The election-ready cabinet

Climate change and national unity were on the prime minister’s mind, but so was winning back a majority

Securities law must be reviewed


  • By: IE Staff
  • November 15, 2019 November 14, 2019
  • 00:02
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No need to panic

Alberta's prospects are much better than the media and separatist movement make them seem

Merging the SROs is not the answer


The planet is the winner

Trudeau managed to get elected advocating a carbon tax - after buying an oil pipeline

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Along came Google

Toronto's Port Lands have long been neglected, but are local residents ready for Sidewalk Labs?

Game on?

Plans for an East Coast football team continue to experience setbacks

Lack of trust

Voters in British Columbia sent a mixed bag of MPs to Ottawa - and a message to Trudeau