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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

Toronto Port Lands

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

Embrace the client-focused reforms


  • By: IE Staff
  • October 11, 2019 November 12, 2019
  • 00:05

Minority government likely

If we can get past Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s blackface picture, Green Party leader Elizabeth May’s photoshopped coffee cup and Conservative leader Andrew Scheer’s embellished…

The U.K.’s deepening wounds

Brexit isn't the only story unfolding in Britain, but it is the loudest

Midstreamers stay afloat

Companies that own oil pipelines and refineries are not affected by commodity prices

Take that, Ontario

Premier François Legault is riding a $7.5-billion surplus

stressed young couple worries about their finances

Advisors should monitor client debt

Canadian household debt levels have long been a concern for the Bank of Canada. They should be a priority for financial advisors too. The central…

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 20, 2019 October 31, 2019
  • 00:05
Parliament buildings on a sunny day

Tories’ advantage slipping away

The Conservatives seemed to be depending on a damning report on SNC-Lavalin

Downtown Calgary with River skyline`

Remaining Tory blue

Lack of progress on pipelines and cheap oil are not enough to sway right-leaning Albertans

Vancouver skyline with Stanley Park

B.C. holds promise, peril

Voters are focused on cost-of-living issues ahead of the federal election

  • By: Brian Lewis
  • September 20, 2019 October 31, 2019
  • 00:02
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Waterfront

Nova Scotia’s election blahs

On the East Coast, the pre-election scuffles have been small and quickly doused

professional woman meeting male advisor

The “advice gap” is already here

Smaller and "mass market" investors receive little in return for the money they pay for financial advice

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 23, 2019 October 31, 2019
  • 00:02
wind turbines farm on green field

Climate a priority with voters

Whoever wins the next federal election will have to deal with environmental issues

The dangers of lax oversight

Policy-makers in the financial services industry – like those in the National Hockey League, who must fix its fatally flawed approach to overseeing Canada’s favourite…

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 31, 2019 November 12, 2019
  • 00:02

Government blown off course

The budget bill is missing key measures announced in the March 22 budget

Batten down the hatches


  • By: IE Staff
  • May 3, 2019 November 12, 2019
  • 00:01
Parliament buildings on a sunny day

Attack of the premiers

Andrew Scheer may lead the federal Conservatives, but Jason Kenney and Doug Ford have set the narrative for the October federal election

Focus on the achievable


Parliament buildings on a sunny day

“Don’t forget the budget”

The Liberals want voters to keep thinking about the budget — and not the SNC-Lavalin scandal