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The CRA will be applying automatic interest relief on 2020 tax return balances until April 30th, 2022 if you meet the following criteria: Your total taxable income was $75,000 or less You received at least one of the pandemic relief benefits (CERB, CESB, CRB, EI, CRCB, CRSB) You filed your 2020 income tax If you… Read More

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2021 FEDERAL BUDGET Canada’s Finance Minister, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, tabled the 2021 Federal Budget on April 19, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic brought about the deepest and fastest recession, worldwide, since the Great Depression, having an unprecedented impact on the Canadian labour market, with more than 3 million Canadians losing their jobs… Read More

Please note that this will be our final market update until early-May, when the April 30th tax filing deadline has passed. Myles Zyblock, Chief Investment Strategist at Dynamic Funds, has shared his market update for 2021 year-to-date. Please read on below. A New Sherriff’s in Town A seemingly endless wave of government stimulus and the… Read More

20 Charts for 2021 We have turned the page on a difficult and turbulent 2020. However, there are signs that the current upward market trend can continue. Here are 20 of our favourite charts heading into 2021, organized into the following categories: -2020 Index Returns -Economy -COVID and Sector Returns -Market Analysis -Central Banks and… Read More