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  • This Week in Financial History | IIAC
    Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search IIAC Blog March 2 2015 This Week in Financial History For the week of March 2 March 2 1943 The federal budget introduces the first pay as you earn income tax system in Canada March 3 1655 A Montreal physician offers the first medical insurance in Canada 1919 The first international airmail in Canada is delivered in a flight from Vancouver to Seattle Washington 1982 Statistics Canada confirms that Canada entered a recession this year March 4 1933 The Toronto Stock Exchange stays open as U S President Franklin Roosevelt closes all U S banks and stock exchanges His embargo on gold exports proves to be a positive move for Canadian mining shares while the U S dollar falls 35 cents March 5 1844 George Brown publishes the first edition of The Globe 1872 Toronto Typographical Union goes on a 17 week strike against The Globe newspaper to fight for a 9 hour workday Twenty four union members are arrested for conspiracy to restrain trade i e going on strike March 6 1645 La Compagnie des Habitants is founded in Paris obtains trade and colonization rights to

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  • This Week in Financial History | IIAC
    Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search IIAC Blog February 23 2015 This Week in Financial History For the week of February 23 2015 February 23 1855 Parliament grants a 900 000 loan guarantee to Grand Trunk Railroad and as a result flushes the Canadian economy with cash 1995 Less than four years after it broke the 3000 mark the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 4000 for the first time finishing the day at 4003 33 The Wall Street Journal declares the next day Stocks Cross 4000 for the First Time But the Visit There May Be Brief and warns that a correction is now inevitable February 24 1869 The Morrill Tariff Act which raised import duties to approximately 47 is passed in the U S The Act ultimately protected industrialists and lined their pockets February 25 1901 Financier J P Morgan pulls together the U S Steel Corporation out of Carnegie and other companies it is the first billion dollar corporation 1913 The 16th Amendment to the U S Constitution authorizing income tax is ratified February 26 1555 The company typically considered the world s earliest modern corporation is chartered in London England Its 201 shareholders led by explorer Sebastian Cabot put up 6 000 in shares priced at 25 each They call the company the Marchants adventurers of England for the discovery of lands territories iles dominions and seigniories unknowen and not before that late adventure or enterprise by sea or navigation commonly frequented This busynes soon goes by a

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  • Changing Workplaces Review—IIAC Provides Comments to the Ontario Ministry of Labour (IIAC blog) | IIAC
    Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search IIAC Blog September 17 2015 Changing Workplaces Review IIAC Provides Comments to the Ontario Ministry of Labour IIAC blog In May 2015 the Ontario Ministry of Labour launched public consultations on the broader issues affecting the workplace and how the current labour and employment law framework as set out in two specific Acts i e the Employment Standards Act 2000 and the Labour Relations Act 1995 addresses these trends and issues The IIAC focused its submission on the current Employment Standards Act and Regulations specifically section 2 1 of Ontario Regulation 285 01 The Regulation expressly exempts certain professionals for example architects lawyers engineers and accountants from provisions of the Act pertaining to hours of work minimum wage public holidays and vacation pay The exemption recognizes that certain professional roles like those listed above require significant independence in fulfilling their responsibilities and much greater flexibility in their hours of practice They are generally well paid roles providing compensation and benefits well in excess of the minimum contemplated by the Provisions The Ontario Regulation currently does not exempt the highly skilled and well paid professionals in the financial services industry from the major employment standards unlike the equivalent regulations in other large provinces e g BC Alberta and Saskatchewan as well as the Canada Labour Code The IIAC requested that Financial Services Professionals including Investment

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  • Employment Standards Act | IIAC
    Fame Home Member Login Contact Us About the IIAC Who We Are Board of Directors President CEO Subject Matter Experts IIAC Committees Working Groups IIAC Member Firms IIAC Affiliates Industry Job Board Advocacy Submissions Letters Letter from the President Key Issues Successes Activity Updates Member Support Cybersecurity Resource Centre CRM2 Resource Centre Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search Tag Archives Employment Standards Act Changing Workplaces Review IIAC Provides Comments to the Ontario Ministry of Labour IIAC blog Changing Workplaces Review IIAC Provides Comments to the Ontario Ministry of Labour IIAC blog In May 2015 the Ontario Ministry of Labour launched public consultations on the broader issues affecting the workplace and how the current labour and employment law framework as set out in two specific Acts i e the Employment Standards Act 2000 and the Labour Relations Act 1995 addresses these trends and issues The IIAC focused its submission on the current Employment Standards Act and Regulations specifically section 2 1 of Ontario Regulation 285 01 The Regulation expressly exempts certain professionals for example architects lawyers engineers and accountants from provisions of the Act pertaining to hours of work minimum wage public Continue reading

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  • The IIAC Presents its Position to Government on a Voluntary Supplement to the CPP (IIAC Blog) | IIAC
    Centre Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search IIAC Blog August 28 2015 The IIAC Presents its Position to Government on a Voluntary Supplement to the CPP IIAC Blog On July 13 the federal government opened a public consultation on options for a voluntary supplement to the CPP While a number of recent studies have concluded that most working age Canadians are on track to maintain their standard of living in retirement the government said it is committed to exploring ways to give Canadians more choice in how they save Given the number of savings options already available in Canada it is not clear that a voluntary CPP supplement is needed It may not even make sense Voluntary supplemental pension plans generally involve contributions to individual accounts much like existing defined contribution DC plans or group RRSPs There are higher costs associated with implementing and maintaining a whole new administrative infrastructure e g to track deposits and potentially withdrawals and transfers that may outweigh the retirement savings benefit to Canadians In the IIAC s view it would be more effective for the government to make improvements to existing tax assisted savings vehicles i e

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  • What Does the IIAC Want To See in the 2016 Federal Budget? (IIAC Blog) | IIAC
    Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search IIAC Blog July 28 2015 What Does the IIAC Want To See in the 2016 Federal Budget IIAC Blog The Investment industry Association of Canada IIAC s pre budget submission is now available online In its submission the IIAC commended the federal government for its efforts to balance the books improve the business tax landscape and make it more attractive for Canadians to save in TFSAs and RRIFs At the same time the IIAC noted that weak global economic conditions and depressed energy prices have placed a stranglehold on economic growth The pullback in investment in the energy sector will reverberate across Canada Also of concern is the fact that non energy exports remain depressed even after the Canadian dollar s depreciation Sub par economic growth need not be Canada s fate In its pre budget submission the IIAC proposed targeted incentives that will boost economic growth by supporting new enterprise and entrepreneurship and the expansion of small and medium sized businesses Specifically the IIAC called on the government to introduce legislation to provide for the deferral of income tax on capital gains if the proceeds from the disposition are reinvested in eligible small business This would unlock capital tied up in low return investments and would encourage investors to take advantage of opportunities offered by small cap publicly listed companies with faster growth potential

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  • IIAC Pre-Budget Submission | IIAC
    Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search Tag Archives IIAC Pre Budget Submission What Does the IIAC Want To See in the 2016 Federal Budget IIAC Blog What Does the IIAC Want To See in the 2016 Federal Budget IIAC Blog The Investment industry Association of Canada IIAC s pre budget submission is now available online In its submission the IIAC commended the federal government for its efforts to balance the books improve the business tax landscape and make it more attractive for Canadians to save in TFSAs and RRIFs At the same time the IIAC noted that weak global economic conditions and depressed energy prices have placed a stranglehold on economic growth The pullback in investment in the energy sector will reverberate across Canada Also of concern is the fact that non energy exports remain depressed even after the Canadian dollar s Continue reading Tagged Ian Russell IIAC Pre Budget Submission Small business access to capital Submissions tax policy Comments Off on What Does the IIAC Want To See in the 2016 Federal Budget IIAC Blog The Investment Industry Association of Canada s Pre Federal Budget Submission Ian Russell IIAC President and CEO Issues the Following Statement The Investment Industry Association of Canada s Pre Federal Budget Submission Ian Russell IIAC President and CEO Issues the Following Statement Calls Canada s lack of available equity capital a crisis also calls for a review of personal

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  • Small Business Access To Capital | IIAC
    the President Key Issues Successes Activity Updates Member Support Cybersecurity Resource Centre CRM2 Resource Centre Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search Tag Archives Small business access to capital What Does the IIAC Want To See in the 2016 Federal Budget IIAC Blog What Does the IIAC Want To See in the 2016 Federal Budget IIAC Blog The Investment industry Association of Canada IIAC s pre budget submission is now available online In its submission the IIAC commended the federal government for its efforts to balance the books improve the business tax landscape and make it more attractive for Canadians to save in TFSAs and RRIFs At the same time the IIAC noted that weak global economic conditions and depressed energy prices have placed a stranglehold on economic growth The pullback in investment in the energy sector will reverberate across Canada Also of concern is the fact that non energy exports remain depressed even after the Canadian dollar s Continue reading Tagged Ian Russell IIAC Pre Budget Submission Small business access to capital Submissions tax policy Comments Off on What Does the IIAC Want To See in the 2016 Federal Budget IIAC Blog Ian

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