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  • Clients conflict with advisors

    It defies every stereotype about overly cautious Canadians, with clients increasingly pushing their advisors into a very uncomfortable and possibly dangerous situation.

  • Robo firms taken down a notch

    Heat from his advisors may have forced Schwab’s CEO to downplay the importance of his new robo-advisor service.

  • OSC makes big personnel move

    Ursula Menke has been appointed as the newest Chair of the Investor Advisory Panel taking over from the outgoing Chair, Connie Craddock, on June 1.

  • How to increase revenue by 1,640%

    An IIROC advisor is now admitting to an aggressive investment plan for an “unsophisticated” client – moves that garnered the dealer a whopping revenue increase.

  • Two charged in $4-million Ponzi scheme

    Investigators from the Peel Regional Police Fraud Bureau have charged two men with using an alleged Ponzi scheme to bilk 24 investors of more than $4 million.

  • Wealth certification trumps MBA

    Aw-shucks. One of the most influential advisors in North America is arguing that the MBA has now been eclipsed by one of the wealth industry’s top designations.

  • Fraud case attracts whopping $1M in fines

    Massive fines against two errant advisors – and their loyal employee – may be impressive, but will they ever get collected?

  • Offices and networks step up

    Industry players across Canada will converge on Toronto to celebrate the kind of advisor and dealer excellence highlighted in today’s list of finalists for the WP Awards.

  • Five reasons advisors shouldn’t be caught dead wearing an Apple Watch

    Available for less than a month the newest trend in wearable technology tells clients all they need to know about an advisor – and it’s not good.

  • Launch of key mutual funds

    Funds launched by Fidelity Investments aim to provide investors with long-term solutions as the economy continues to struggle through low-interest rates and energy prices.