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November 24, 2006

ICAC Applauds Finance Minister’s Decision to Eliminate Costly Internal Barriers in Support of Efficient Capital Markets

(November 24, 2006) – Don Cranston, Chairman of the Investment Counsel Association of Canada (ICAC) said, “Canada’s investment counselors are delighted with the Finance Minister’s announcement yesterday that he is committed to working towards the establishment of a common securities regulator, as this … Continue reading

November 1, 2006

ICAC Urges Investors to Consult Advisors Before Acting on Income Trust Tax Changes

(November 1, 2006) — The Investment Counsel Association of Canada, representing Canada’s professional investment counsellors, is urging individual investors to consult with their advisors before reacting to significant changes in the tax treatment of Canadian income trusts announced yesterday by the federal government. … Continue reading

May 23, 2006

Letter to Ontario’s Finance Minister in response to the Crawford Proposal

May 23, 2006 – Excerpt: “In this letter, we will initially comment on the Panel’s Blueprint for a New Model and reiterate the major issues we face in dealing with multiple regulatory environment and comment on the implications for the investment management … Continue reading