Keeping Your Informed July 31st

Jul 31, 2020 |Joanne and Alan
Keeping You Informed afternoon for Friday July 31st….a beautiful sunny end to a rather warm month. Here in Ottawa, we had the dubious honour of breaking a heat record on July 9th when it warmed up to a whopping 35.8C. The previous record was 34.3C back...
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How long will the economic recovery take?

Jul 31, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

As COVID-19 uncertainties continue, we examine revised GDP outlooks for the U.S., Canada, the EU, and China, and discuss portfolio positioning.

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Podcast: Key details to consider in Will and estate planning

Jul 30, 2020 |Rick Mirabelli and Brian Gibson

Regardless of your age or stage of life, a proper and up-to-date Will and estate plan offers peace of mind, and can help ensure you and your loved ones are protected.

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The Weather Network’s long-term forecast: data, data and more data

Jul 28, 2020 |John Stackhouse

To succeed in the post-COVID economy, businesses will need more than just a pivot to digital – they’ll need to lean into and harness data to gain an advantage.

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Keeping You Informed - Covid 19 Update

Jul 26, 2020 |Joanne Livingston and Alan MacDonald
Hello – It is a lovely Friday afternoon. With rapidly changing Covid and economic information moving the market this week – we thought that it was timely to send out a Coronavirus update along with global government responses. As always we invite you...
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Are preferred shares right for your portfolio?

Jul 24, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Interest rates on investment-grade corporate debt are at historic lows, but we see value in preferred shares for fixed income portfolios.

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Keeping You Informed - This week's Activity

Jul 21, 2020 |Joanne Livingston and Alan MacDonald
Good afternoon on Thursday July 16th, Markets have continued to recover from the February lows and the rebalancing activity that occurred during that period has borne fruit. To ensure that we do not add any undue risk to your portfolios we will be addressing...
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To go, please: How food delivery platforms are transforming restaurants

Jul 21, 2020 |John Stackhouse
Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or Simplecast | See transcript When it comes to business disruption, there’s a saying that the impact usually takes much longer to hit than anyone predicted – and then hits with a force no one thought...
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How much does the president influence financial markets?

Jul 17, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

The president is but one of many factors that impact markets. Don’t let the media’s election coverage sway investment strategy. Focus on what matters.

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Pandemic threatens decades of women’s labour force gains

Jul 16, 2020 |RBC Economics

COVID downturn sees job losses eclipse those of any other recession

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