Pension plan chief’s resignation renews debate over vaccine queue jumping

The abrupt resignation of the head of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board after it was revealed the 54-year-old was vaccinated against COVID-19 in Dubai has sparked a new round of debate over v...

Securities watchdog warns companies to fully disclose COVID-19 impact and assistance

Canadian regulators are warning companies to be sure they disclose to investors — in detail — government financial support related to the pandemic. ...

Facebook agrees to restore news content in Australia, strikes first commercial deal with publisher

A face-off between Facebook and the Australian government that prompted the social media giant to remove all news f...

Progress on work, wages and wealth needed to boost Black economic empowerment

When Jennifer Jackson talks about Black economic empowerment, the three Ws quickly come up: work, wages and wealth....

Google in ‘active’ talks with Canadian publishers following string of deals to pay for news in Australia

Google is in “active conversations” with Canadian publishers about joining its News Showcase platform a...

Why entrepreneurship, home ownership are two powerful forces in fight against anti-Black racism

When Isaac Olowolafe Jr. was 15, his family moved from Toronto to nearby Woodbridge, Ont., where he recalls seeing ...

Regulator reports surge in calls about do-it-yourself investing platforms amid retail frenzy

Canada’s national investment industry regulator says it has seen a 270 per cent spike in complaints and other calls about do-it-yourself investing services, a surge that comes as retail invest...

BCSC eyes new rules to address manipulation of stocks on social media

Officials at the British Columbia Securities Commission hope to unveil new rules this summer to beef up the regulat...

Reddit revolution leaves market regulators with limited playbook — but Canadian watchdogs may have an edge

Regulators around the world have been scrutinizing the recent social-media-driven surges in the stock prices of com...

The state of big tech regulation in Canada, from privacy to tax policy

For years, Canadian government policy toward big tech companies was essentially a hands-off affair: getting in the way not only threatened to hurt the economy, but voters might rebel as well. But as...