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The federal government is widely expected to make good on its election promise to restore OAS eligibility to age 65 for all Canadians, giving clients under age 58 reason to celebrate. “Somebody that’s in their 50s […] can possibly retire two years sooner, and their monthly or bi-weekly savings might not have to be as […]

  • March 16, 2016 September 13, 2019
  • 09:22

The federal budget will include help for low-income seniors, says Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Morneau is working with the provinces to expand the Canada Pension Plan, and he confirmed his commitment to get it done within the year. “We are also looking toward measures in budget 2016 that will help those Canadians who are currently […]

  • February 18, 2016 September 13, 2019
  • 12:28

With nearly eight years of experience managing equity portfolios for Unigestion’s institutional and high net-worth clients, Bruno Taillardat got the opportunity this spring to make an even bigger mark on the way his company manages money: he got to build a fund from scratch. One of Taillardat’s clients, a British pension, asked Unigestion for a […]

  • January 18, 2016 September 13, 2019
  • 12:04

A conversation with Joe Overdevest, portfolio manager at Pyramis Global Advisors After six years as an analyst, Joe Overdevest became a portfolio manager in October 2008. “The first day I took over a portfolio, I had stocks down 15%,” he says. So he bought companies with strong financial positions that would withstand the changing economy, […]

  • November 12, 2015 September 13, 2019
  • 13:13

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) says the $10,000 TFSA contribution limit is effective immediately, but there’s some concern a new government could make the extra contribution room disappear.

  • April 27, 2015 September 13, 2019
  • 08:50

Liberal and New Democrat politicians are criticizing the government’s plans to increase TFSA contribution room, a move expected in the 2015 Budget.

  • April 21, 2015 September 13, 2019
  • 09:33

Despite little news in yesterday’s budget, the federal government’s still keen to establish a national securities regulator, and bureaucrats are making progress on the measure.

  • February 12, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 10:46

Canada’s prospects in 2014 will rise with the United States', but we need links to more countries to achieve sustainable growth, say top economists.

  • January 8, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 10:30