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  • Help on the way for this investment sector

    It was once the gem of Canadian advisors and their clients and now one regulator is focused on finding out what exactly can be done to restore the lustre of that key investment segment.

  • ETF growth set to accelerate - study

    Canada's ETFs market has expanded 6% in 2003 and growth is set to further accelerate, a new report suggests.

  • Advisors go head-to-head with clients

    Forget that hockey pool: Advisors -- surreptitiously, perhaps -- are expected to be among thousands signing up for a national competition to test the trading prowess of investors.

  • Will you pass this background check?

    The CSA is now pushing investors to do background checks on prospective advisors, at the same time arming those would-be clients with two new and powerful weapons.Will you pass this background check?

  • Advisors conquer Kilimanjaro for charity

    A group of Canadian advisors successfully scaled Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain and one of the Seven Summits, raising $50,000 for Tanzanian street children.

  • Jailed fraudster fined $500k

    The OSC has fined convicted a fraudster $550k and permanently banned him from trading and holding related positions.

  • Things five leaders can’t do without

    Heading on a business trip soon? Not sure what to pack? Take your lead from these five business leaders who know exactly what they need to include in their suitcase

  • IIROC releases Deutsche Bank settlement funds

    IIROC has released and distributed additional settlement funds to eligible investors who purchased third-party asset-backed commercial paper from Deutsche Bank Securities.

  • Canada's wealthy feel better off now than pre-crisis

    High-net worth Canadians believe they are more financially secure today than they were before the 2008 recession, but they don’t feel as secure as their U.S. counterparts.

  • OSC lays out $1.4m in penalties for incompetence

    Ignorance of the law is indeed no excuse, according to Ontario regulators handing down penalties of more than $1.4 million over a "shocking level of negligence and incompetence."