June 21, 2022 – As regulators generate new rules for financial institutions regarding the monitoring, disclosure and mitigation of climate-related risks, a key issue is: should banks be required to increase their capital buffers?
In “Climate Risk and Canadian…Read more
May 31, 2022 – The Global Minimum Tax of 15 percent, also called “Pillar Two”, could have a material adverse effect on Canadian wealth and tax revenues, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.
In 2022, the federal budget launched consultations on…Read more
May 10, 2022 – Canadians nearing retirement age have seen a doubling in the median value of both their assets and net worth since 1999, and real median family incomes were up 1.2 times, making retirement prospects seem rosier – but not equally for all, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute…Read more
May 3, 2022 – The frequency of viral outbreaks and pandemics in the last two decades, including the current COVID-19 pandemic, has focussed attention on Canada’s lack of preparedness, vaccine supply shortages and production self-sufficiency. There have been calls for a…Read more