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  • Canadian Business: Largest Layoffs in Canadian History | IIAC
    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 IIAC Blog February 17 2015 Canadian Business Largest Layoffs in Canadian History With Target s inglorious exit from Canada still making headlines apparently the liquidation sale isn t particularly liquid Canada Business pulled together a list of the largest layoffs in Canadian history Several weeks ago Target announced that 17 600 full and part time workers would be affected making it the country s second largest layoff behind only the crash of the Newfoundland and Labrador cod fishing industry in 1992 Here s the complete list although it s curious to put it mildly that Nortel didn t make the cut Newfoundland and Labrador cod fishing industry 1992 Number of layoffs 38 000 Target 2015 Number of layoffs 17 600 A V Roe Canada 1959 Number of layoffs 14 525 T Eaton s Co 1999 Number of layoffs 13 000 Air Canada 2000 2001 Number of layoffs 13 000 General Motors 2005 Number of layoffs 3 880 Bombardier 2001 Number of layoffs 2 685 Aveos Fleet Performance Inc 2012

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  • Economy | IIAC
    and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of 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 Economy Canadian Business Largest Layoffs in Canadian History Canadian Business Largest Layoffs in Canadian History With Target s inglorious exit from Canada still making headlines apparently the liquidation sale isn t particularly liquid Canada Business pulled together a list of the largest layoffs in Canadian history Several weeks ago Target announced that 17 600 full and part time workers would be affected making it the country s second largest layoff behind only the crash of the Newfoundland and Labrador cod fishing industry in 1992 Here s the complete list although it s curious to put it mildly that Nortel didn t make the cut Newfoundland and Labrador cod fishing industry 1992 Number of layoffs 38 000 Target 2015 Number of layoffs 17 600

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  • IIAC Document Highlights Benefits of Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System (CCMRS) | IIAC
    Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of 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 IIAC Blog February 11 2015 IIAC Document Highlights Benefits of Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System CCMRS As a long time proponent of the CCMRS the IIAC has developed a document detailing why the cooperative securities regulator is an improvement for Canadian investors and our capital markets The document identifies the problems with the existing regime and the advantages of the cooperative regulator across different categories including priorities and accountability registration matters and more The IIAC encourages anyone interested to save print or share this document with industry participants The below image is for illustrative purposes The full document is accessible by clicking the above link Tweet IIAC Calls for 2015 Investment Industry Hall of Fame Nominations IIAC 2015

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  • IIAC Calls for 2015 Investment Industry Hall of Fame Nominations | IIAC
    are visionaries who have had success in business and applied it to the needs of their communities They have strongly contributed not only to the growth and prosperity of our industry but also to the building of Canadian businesses and financial security of many Canadians We are proud to honour outstanding individuals who have contributed to Canada s investment industry and are worthy of inclusion in the elite group of Inductees who entered the Hall of Fame in 2013 and 2014 said Ian Russell IIAC President and CEO These individuals represent the core values of our industry Excellence innovation and integrity A maximum of four living and four posthumous candidates are inducted into the IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame annually Nominations will be accepted up to 5 00 p m ET Friday on May 22 2015 Nomination details including criteria can be found below A Selection Committee comprised of distinguished Canadians from across the country who work or have worked in politics the law academia business or the investment industry are responsible for considering and naming the Hall of Fame Inductees No one associated with the IIAC is part of the selection process This year s successful nominees will be inducted at a dinner ceremony and celebration on Thursday October 29 2015 in Toronto Additional details will be available shortly Inductees will be further honoured with a ceremonial display at TMX Group Toronto Criteria Industry Impact The nominee must have demonstrated investment industry leadership skills For example Held executive positions Recognized as an influencer awards appointments etc Devised innovative solutions in financing and trading Individuals who during their professional lives made an outstanding contribution to building and shaping Canada s investment industry by Creating independent franchises to serve the investing public and corporate government issuers Participating in board committee responsibilities relative to the investment industry Designing and implementing capital markets infrastructure for trading clearing and settlement Advocating for sound public policy and effective regulation of firms markets and industry participants Positively impacting Canadian investors Serving as a lifelong supporter of or ambassador for the investment industry Criteria Leadership Ethics and Social Responsibility The nominee has positively influenced others by Holding leadership positions in his her community Enriching his her community by volunteering his her time The nominee embraces and demonstrates strong values through A lifetime commitment to integrity strong ethics and social responsibility Nomination Process Those interested may nominate one candidate who meets the above criteria by emailing PublicAffairs AffairesPubliques iiac ca with the following information Living Nomination Name of nominee Current title or if retired previous title s Name of firm or if retired previous firm s Following the criteria defined above please outline in 500 to 1 000 words why the nominee deserves induction and include the nominee s contributions to Canada s investment industry awards medals honourary degrees philanthropic contributions etc Your name current previous title current previous employer email address and phone number and Your relationship to the nominee Posthumous Nomination Name of nominee Career

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  • How Many Minutes Does it Take Warren Buffet to Earn Your Annual Salary? | IIAC
    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 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 IIAC Blog January 28 2015 How Many Minutes Does it Take Warren Buffet to Earn Your Annual Salary According to Penny Stocks Lab Warren Buffet made an average of 37 million PER DAY in 2013 The people behind this website decided to develop a calculator that shows how long it takes Warren Buffet to earn your annual salary based on his 2013 earnings Here s an example using a 100 000 salary The finding Even more to the point if he hits the snooze button he s earned your salary a couple of times over before he gets out of bed Tweet Bloomberg Innovation Index This Week in Financial History Tag

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  • Bloomberg Innovation Index | IIAC
    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 IIAC Blog January 27 2015 Bloomberg Innovation Index Bloomberg has released a Global Innovation Index and well the news isn t great for Canada In developing the Index Bloomberg compared 50 countries in the following areas Annual R D spending Gross value added by manufacturing Number of high tech companies Education levels Professionals working in R D per 1 million population Number of patents While the overall results for Canada are mediocre to put it mildly 12 th place were it not for our relatively high position in the number of high tech companies category 5 th place it would have been much worse For example we rank in 17 th and 20 th place in terms of gross value added by manufacturing and annual R D spending respectively Manufacturing R D spending You can compare Canada and much of

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  • This Week in Financial History | IIAC
    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 IIAC Blog January 26 2015 This Week in Financial History For the week of January 26th January 26 1988 CIBC buys 65 of Wood Gundy for 190 million mostly in shares January 27 1938 After a protracted war with the new U S Securities and Exchange Commission the New York Stock Exchange finally recommends an internal reorganization that will install a board of governors a salaried independent president and a specialized administrative staff Previously the Exchange had functioned as a private gentleman s club with conduct enforced mainly by unspoken codes of honour and a pro bono president chosen from among his fellow brokers January 27 1965 Less than a year after breaking the 800 mark the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 900 for the first time finishing the day at 900 95 January 30 1966 The federal government announces that more than 100 000 Canadians aged 69 are now eligible for a 75 monthly Old Age Security pension January 30 1990 Finance Minister Michael Wilson gets his controversial 7 Goods and Services Tax bill through

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  • This Week… | IIAC
    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 This week This Week in Financial History This Week in Financial History February 9 1585 The Frankfurt Stock Exchange Frankfurter Wertpapierborse is established February 10 1892 Canadian and U S negotiators fail to reach a decision on reciprocity after five days of negotiations February 11 1887 CPR opens Pacific steamship service to the Orient February 12 1970 After 178 years the New York Stock Exchange finally elects its first African American member Joseph L Searles III Hit by the bear market of 1970 Searles is forced to give up his membership that November but the Continue reading Tagged This week Comments Off on This Week in Financial History This Week in Financial History This Week in Financial History For the week of January 26th January 26 1988 CIBC buys 65 of Wood Gundy for 190 million mostly in shares January 27 1938 After a protracted war with the new U S Securities and Exchange Commission the New York Stock Exchange finally recommends an internal reorganization that will install a board of

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