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CRA provides details on deducting work-from-home expenses for 2021, 2022

Employees who worked from home due to the pandemic in 2021 can claim up to $500 in expenses under $2/day flat rate method

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Luxury home sales triple in some cities

The greatest increases were in smaller urban markets

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 20, 2022 January 20, 2022
  • 12:48
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Ahead of rejig, OSC adds bench strength

Regulator adds six new commissioners, re-appoints three others

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Annual inflation rate rises to 4.8% in December, highest since 1991

Inflation requires higher interest rates, but "the economy is perfectly able to handle that," says Scotiabank economist

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PBO report questions need for Liberals’ planned stimulus spending

Any stimulus should be wound down before the end of March, says federal parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux

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Court approves $125-million settlement in “David vs. Goliath” case

The class action alleged CIBC failed to disclose U.S. subprime exposure during the financial crisis

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Prosper Canada offers online tool to aid access to government benefits

Tool allows users to "navigate the maze of government information," charitable group says

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 19, 2022 January 19, 2022
  • 12:00

Purpose Investments ETF targets biotech, health care

The Purpose Healthcare Innovation Yield ETF is intended for clients with a medium risk tolerance

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 19, 2022 January 19, 2022
  • 15:34
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CRA won’t administer proposed new trust reporting rules

Expanded trust reporting requirements announced four years ago were set to be effective, but feds still haven't passed legislation to enable them

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IOSCO, ISDA grapple with crypto’s emergence

Standards setters develop scaffolding for fledgling asset class

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Prosper Canada offers online tool to aid access to government benefits

Tool allows users to "navigate the maze of government information," charitable group says

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 19, 2022 January 19, 2022
  • 12:00
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Study finds ‘gamified’ apps push DIY traders to make riskier investments

Financial literacy is one way to counter the effects of gamification

  • By: Leah Golob
  • January 18, 2022 January 18, 2022
  • 15:39
New recruit selected from a line of four

Firms finding skills gap when it comes to sustainable finance

Good ESG help is hard to find

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New CEO for Responsible Investment Association

Dustyn Lanz's replacement is Patricia Fletcher, vice-president of education for the Institute of Corporate Directors

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 18, 2022 January 18, 2022
  • 14:15
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Effective planning includes updating beneficiary designations

At FP Canada's ethics session, financial planners were urged to proactively address client changes

Tips for advisors starting the succession planning process

Thinking about retirement doesn't have to be difficult

  • By: Katie Keir
  • November 22, 2021 November 19, 2021
  • 09:04

Practice assessment tips for advisors working on succession

An expert explains how and why to prepare details about your practice and clients

  • By: Katie Keir
  • November 22, 2021 November 19, 2021
  • 09:02

Choosing and working with a successor for your practice

Tips for finding the right person

  • By: Katie Keir
  • November 22, 2021 November 19, 2021
  • 09:00