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Jan. 15, 2021

CONTRIBUTION REMINDERS Deadline for RSP contributions is March 1, 2021. Check your 2019 ‘Notice of Assessment’ from CRA to confirm your contribution limit as it may be less than the maximum 2020 contribution limit… Read More

Jan. 8, 2021

CANADIAN HOUSING MARKET Calgary’s December home sales were up 50.7% Y/Y, the best December performance since 2006. Greater Vancouver December home sales increased 53.4% Y/Y, the best December since records started in 1980. Toronto… Read More

Dec. 18, 2020

Wishing you all the best for the holiday season and here’s to a healthy and happy 2021! COVID-19 IMPACT Canada’s population growth ground to a halt in Q3 2020 due to the pandemic; immigration… Read More

Dec. 11, 2020

COVID-19 VACCINATIONS HAVE BEGUN…NOW WHAT? Provincial roll-out plans: Alberta will receive 3,900 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, to arrive next week, this will cover 1,950 of acute care staff. Shots will be given at… Read More

Dec. 4, 2020

THE BANK OF MOM & DAD, RBC HOME BUYING SENTIMENT POLL (IN THE PANDEMIC) 25% loaned money to their adult children to purchase a home (on average $60,513) and only 49% expect to get… Read More

Nov. 27, 2020

ALBERTA ECONOMIC UPDATE – NOVEMBER 24, 2020 Retail spending and housing have rebounded more strongly from the pandemic than anticipated. Agriculture is benefitting from strong crop conditions overall; lumber is experiencing higher prices; natural… Read More

Nov. 20, 2020

INVEST IN YOU CONFERENCE FOR WOMEN – NOVEMBER 24, 2020 The Angus Watt Advisory Group at National Bank Financial is thrilled to invite you to National Bank’s very first ‘Invest In You Conference for… Read More

Nov. 13, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE Government of Canada announces an additional $1.5 billion (on top of $3.4 billion already announced) in workforce development agreements. Designed to provide quick access to re-training for unemployed Canadians University of Calgary… Read More

Nov. 6, 2020

INVESTMENT INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF CANADA (IIAC) TOP UNDER 40 AWARDS 2020 Congratulations to Jim Watt who has been recognized as one of the IIAC Top Under 40. This recognizes the new generation of highly… Read More

Oct. 30, 2020

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK TOUR 2020 – LOUIS VACHON, CEO, NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA AND STEFANE MARION, CHIEF ECONOMIST AND STRATEGIST, NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA AND NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL Louis Vachon The northern hemisphere is in… Read More