Posts Tagged ‘regulation’

WikiLeaks: Prentice was ready to curb oilsands

WikiLeaks: Prentice was ready to curb oilsands

Former environment minister Jim Prentice told U.S. Ambassador David Jacobson that he was prepared to step in and impose tougher regulations on the oilsands if the industry damaged Canada’s green reputation, according to a cable released by WikiLeaks. “[Prentice] noted... (Continue reading)

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Gun tracing regulations delayed third time

Gun tracing regulations delayed third time

The Harper government has once again delayed implementation of regulations that police say they need to quickly trace guns used in crimes. The government quietly posted a notice last Tuesday — one day before the firearms marking regulations were to... (Continue reading)

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Proposed Federal Securities Regulator – Little Help for the Individual Investor

Proposed Federal Securities Regulator - Little Help for the Individual Investor

Worth reading: IndependentInvestor.info‘s Proposed Canadian Securities Act and investor protection: a failing grade. The thoughtful, detailed analysis and judgment of the proposed move by the federal government to create a national securities regulator shows how little improvement there really is... (Continue reading)

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A national regulator? It’s about time.

A national regulator? It's about time.

The government is about to unveil plans surrounding a national securities regulator. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is expected to unveil a government plan Wednesday to create a single Canadian securities regulator. Currently, each province and territory runs its own regulator…... (Continue reading)

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