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Hard work for new SRO is just beginning

Editorial: If the merger results in a more robust, investor-focused SRO, then short-term distractions can be forgiven

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks in response to the results of the United Conservative Party leadership review on May 18.

A premiership marred by strife

Whoever replaces Jason Kenney as UCP leader will face challenges from within the party — and from without

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Is that all for capital markets modernization?

Editorial: Task force’s work looks destined to suffer the fate of other policy reviews — gathering dust on some bureaucrat’s shelf

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 16, 2022 May 13, 2022
  • 00:02
François Legault

Legault may benefit from Montreal vote-splitting en route to re-election

Anglophone rights could be a major issue in certain regions

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Chrystia Freeland sets out Canada’s narrative in 2022 budget

The feds added $31 billion in new spending, but promised to find savings in next five years


Bridging Finance saga risks eroding investor trust — again

Editorial: With investors facing more than $1 billion in losses from the collapse of asset manager Bridging Finance Inc., the Street has some explaining to…

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 19, 2022 April 18, 2022
  • 00:19
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Regulators must act now to forestall climate disaster

Editorial: Financial regulation can play a significant role in mitigating climate change

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 21, 2022 March 20, 2022
  • 00:08
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Alberta’s rollercoaster within a rollercoaster

The premier is under attack despite a booming economy and a healthy budget

Halifax housing market

Halifax’s housing market heats up

Buyers from expensive markets are drawn by the city’s lower prices and laid-back lifestyle

Man walks the ladder of success and reaches the top

Insurance regulators step up on DSCs

Editorial: Closing the gap between insurance and securities rules removes a tangible risk for clients

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 14, 2022 February 18, 2022
  • 09:12
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Lessons learned after the B.C. floods

There’s more to the recent disaster in southwestern B.C. than nature gone wild. People played a major role

  • By: Brian Lewis
  • January 24, 2022 January 24, 2022
  • 00:08
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Top priority for regulators should be SRO reform

Editorial: Now, they need to ensure it’s done right.

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 24, 2022 January 24, 2022
  • 00:05
Toronto PATH sign

A light at the end of the PATH?

Business is improving in Toronto’s underground mall system, but lags street-level activity

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Political interference cost retail investors dearly

Editorial: Decisions to preserve embedded compensation structures were shaped by ideology and self-interest rather than sound public policy

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 13, 2021 December 10, 2021
  • 00:06
Montreal city hall at night during the holidays

Voters stick with Valérie Plante as mayor

Denis Coderre’s “Rocky”-style comeback attempt fails to unseat the incumbent

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Investors deserve a better dispute-resolution system

Editorial: Now is the regulators’ chance to fix it

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 22, 2021 December 3, 2021
  • 00:00
Alaskan cruise ship

Cruise ship traffic could bypass B.C.

The province stands to lose revenue from Alaska-bound tourists if U.S. legislation passes

  • By: Brian Lewis
  • November 1, 2021 October 29, 2021
  • 00:09
climate change

Time to embrace climate disclosure

Editorial: Once companies can no longer cherry-pick their climate reporting, investors can begin making better decisions

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 1, 2021 December 3, 2021
  • 00:06
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CRM3 a do-over for beleaguered regulators

Editorial: With several dealers defying the spirit of the client-focused reforms, have regulators finally learned their lesson?

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 12, 2021 December 3, 2021
  • 00:15
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Federal election brings more disappointment to Alberta

The province is united in its anger over Jason Kenney’s mishandling of the pandemic

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New NS premier comes out swinging — the axe

Tim Houston fired the head of the health authority and its entire board the day after he was sworn in

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Action needed on shrinking bank shelves

Editorial: By narrowing product lineups to proprietary funds alone, the banks are vulnerable to critics who allege their overwhelming market power stifles competition

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 14, 2021 December 3, 2021
  • 00:03
British Columbia wildfires

B.C.’s summer of fire

The province could spend upward of $600 million just to fight the wildfires

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An ambitious plan for SRO reform

Editorial: There’s a lot to do, and much of it is easier said than done

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Overcoming mistrust is key to retaining new retail investors

Editorial: Can the investment industry convert fun-loving Redditors into long-term investors?

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 14, 2021 June 14, 2021
  • 00:02