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Fed’s Powell: Public should understand risks of Bitcoin

There are risks and benefits to digital currencies, the Fed chair said

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Canaccord joins S&P/TSX Composite index

The addition comes as the firm seeks a tie-up with RF Capital

  • By: Staff
  • March 22, 2021 March 22, 2021
  • 10:56

Ensure your client can afford policy premiums

Needs assessment is more than gathering information

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Court allows $100 million lawsuit against OSC to proceed

The ruling overturns a Superior Court finding from last April

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Oricia Smith named head of SLGI Asset Management

Smith was appointed interim president in October 2020

  • By: Staff
  • March 19, 2021 March 19, 2021
  • 11:01
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Canadian equity managers underperformed in a volatile year

In 2020, equity funds trailed the S&P/TSX by almost 5%

  • By: Staff
  • March 18, 2021 March 18, 2021
  • 15:29
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IRS announces filing extension for 2020 tax return

U.S. taxpayers will have until May 17 to file and pay taxes owing

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FSRA proposes guidance related to pension benefits upon marriage breakdown

The regulator has outlined its supervisory approach to pension settlements

  • By: Staff
  • March 19, 2021 March 19, 2021
  • 14:13
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Canadian fund sales exceeded $23B in February

Assets in mutual funds and ETFs increased 2% and 3.6%, respectively

  • By: Staff
  • March 19, 2021 March 19, 2021
  • 15:00
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Speculative-grade Canadian companies held up well during pandemic

A report from Moody's Investors Service says the default rate was much higher for U.S. firms


CRA announces prescribed interest rates for Q2

The prescribed rate on loans to family members remains set at 1%

  • By: Staff
  • March 19, 2021 March 19, 2021
  • 12:39
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Canada retains AAA rating from DBRS

Government still has capacity to support recovery and outlook is stable

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Retail sales fell 1.1% in January

But a rebound is expected in February due to eased restrictions

How to redirect your printed copy of Advisor’s Edge

If you’re not going to the office, our team can help you

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  • April 1, 2020 February 24, 2021
  • 10:21
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Young Canadians ready to focus on finances

Pandemic job losses remain a challenge, however

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Clients need advisors who control costs

Client Confidential: Tabatha Bull

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business president and CEO talks retirement and resilience

What are your top three considerations when choosing a fund?

We asked three advisors