Financial Planning Standards Council news

  • What do Canadians think of financial planners?

    How do ordinary Canadians view financial planners? For more than half of the public, there is a lot of misplaced faith in a set of national standards that doesn’t exist

  • Is a Canuck CFP better than a Yankee one?

    You betcha. For purists, a “Canadian” CFP may soon be worth more than an American one given controversial changes south of the border.

  • Advisors revel in victory at WP Awards

    This first outing for the WP Awards cut a wide swath across the advisor channel, with winners in 21 categories drawn from across this country.

  • Fiduciary standard ready for the big time?

    A prominent industry player argues why the fiduciary standard and suitability standard can successfully co-exist. But before advisors operating under the latter standard jump for joy it’s important to understand why.

  • Friday News Round-up

    Don’t forget! November 16-22 2014 is Financial Planning Week.

  • FPSC upbeat about Ontario budget

    The 2014 budget seems to recognize need for defined ‘financial planner’ status.

  • Another step towards 'tailored regulation'?

    The Financial Planning Standards Council (FPSC) is welcoming what it calls continued interest in the "need for tailored regulation of financial planners," following release of the Ontario budget Thursday.

  • Part 2: Getting down with the designation

    On the heals of IIROC's latest guidance notes on how to debunk the confusion behind, what is commonly labelled, the alphabet soup of industry designations, two Montreal advisors express their point of view on why one certification is increasingly essential to the recipe.

  • Getting down with the designation

    On the heals of IIROC's latest guidance notes on how to debunk the confusion behind, what is commonly labelled, the alphabet soup of industry designations, two Montreal advisors express their point of view on why one certification is increasingly essential to the recipe.

  • WPCA Top 50 Advisor: David Christianson

    David Christianson's Wealth Professional Canada Top 50 Advisor Profile