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Queen's Park, Ontario legislature, exterior

Cut the fat, not the muscle

The OSC needs a steady hand at the helm

Ottawa Canal at night

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

middle aged couple discussing something on a document with a female advisor at the table

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
5994395 - front view of the canadian parliament building , with nobody showing

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
Alberta flag in front of setting sun

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

  • By: Brian Lewis
  • November 1, 2019 November 17, 2019
  • 00:01

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