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Yesterday, her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, delivered the Speech from the Throne to open the second session of the 43rd Parliament and outline the government’s agenda (full sentence taken from Canada.ca). Throne speeches do not generally involve exact plans and figures.  Yesterday’s speech covered the following high-level themes: -The Wage… Read More

Market Volatility Update

September 24, 2020
Anthony & Frank's Update
Anthony Sabti

The S&P 500 has pulled back almost 10% since the start of the month and we are providing commentary below from Myles Zyblock, Chief Investment Strategist with Dynamic funds.  For anyone following our updates this year, this pullback should not come as a surprise in the context of the robust recovery we have seen since… Read More

There continue to be many important updates regarding financial aid and CRA tax deferrals. Below is a quick summary of the recent news: Tax payment deadline: Two weeks ago, the payment deadline was re-extended by one month from September 1st to September 30th for those who either have a balance owing on their 2019 tax return,… Read More

CERB The CERB has been extended from 16 weeks to 24 weeks for workers who: stopped working due to COVID-19 or are eligible for Employment Insurance regular or sickness benefits or have exhausted their Employment Insurance regular benefits December 29, 2019 and October 3, 2020 The CERB has been the major cash flow solution offered… Read More