New measures to assist taxpayers during COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 20, 2020 |Cairy Holtby

RRIF minimum payment proposed to be reduced by 25% Tax deadlines extended

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U.S. recession indicators

Jan 30, 2020 |By Jim Allworth, Kelly Bogdanova, Frédérique Carrier
RBC Wealth Management’s Global Portfolio Advisory Committee monitors six major economic indicators to gauge recession risks. The table directly below compiles our view of recession risks based on each indicator’s current position and recent movement....
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Possible Increase to the Capital Gains Inclusion Rate

Dec 30, 2019 |Cairy Holtby
Happy New Year! Following the recent federal election, the Liberal Party formed a minority government and have proposed a possible increase to the capital gains inclusion rate. We wanted to share an article from RBC Wealth Management that highlights the...
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December Newsletter

Dec 03, 2019 |Cairy Holtby
December 2019 We wish you all the best of the Holiday Season and a Happy New Year! Cairy and Richard are in the midst of their new home build on the Westside. Once they get settled, they will hopefully find some sunshine in the beginning of 2020 with...
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Solving for the Silver Tsunami

Nov 14, 2019 |Cairy Holtby
Canada’s health care system has everything that would inspire a Silicon Valley entrepreneur: scale, data, money — and a big problem to solve. It’s breaking under its own weight. John Stackhouse, Senior Vice-President at RBC, has a conversation with two...
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Lest We Forget

Nov 08, 2019 |Cairy Holtby
A poem from Veteran A. Lawrence Vaincourt which was first published in 1987. JUST A COMMON SOLDIER (A Soldier Died Today) By A. Lawrence Vaincourt He was getting old and paunchy And his hair was falling fast, And he sat around the Legion, Telling stories...
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Portfolio Advisor - October

Oct 22, 2019 |Cairy Holtby
In this edition of Portfolio Advisor you will find: - Updated market commentary from RBC’s Wealth Management Global Portfolio Advisory Group - An article focusing on those who find themselves 10 – 15 years away from retirement and 5 key steps you can...
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Simplify Your Financial Life - The Case for Consolidation

Oct 16, 2019 |Cairy Holtby
Diversification is one of the golden rules of investing to reduce risk and boost your return potential over time. Investor surveys indicate that wealthy investors open multiple accounts of the same type, with different financial institutions and different...
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Eye On The Election - How The 2020 Race For The White House Affects US Equities

Oct 07, 2019 |Cairy Holtby
RBC Capital Markets has just released: Eye on the Election - How the 2020 Race for the White House affects US Equities. The report discusses impeachment, implications for the US equity market if Elizabeth Warren wins the White House, which candidate would...
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The New Rules of the Global Oil Market

Sep 25, 2019 |Cairy Holtby
What will influence crude prices over the remainder of 2019? Michael Tran, Managing Director and Commodity Strategist with RBC Capital Markets, gives us his take on what factors could play key roles. To read the Global Insight Focus Article please follow...
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