Cppib Says Excluding Fossil Fuels From Its Portfolio Would Be 'An Active Short On Human Ingenuity'

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The Great Rethink: Why Canada needs to return to its 'honest broker' role in world affairs: Kevin Carmichael


The policy consensus that has guided economic decision-making for decades is being challenged like never before. The Financial Post explores the opportunities and unknown costs in the Great Rethink series.

De-globalization became a buzzword back i…

Banking watchdog says no plans to bring back special treatment for deferred loans despite second wave: Geoff Zochodne


Canada might be in the middle of a second wave of COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean a federal banking regulator is about to enable a second wave of deferred mortgage payments.

Superintendent of Financial Institutions Jeremy Rudin said Friday that, i…

Can this Ontario couple with a net worth of $2.4 million afford to retire in the sun?: Andrew Allentuck


In Ontario, a couple we’ll call Trish, 58, and Ellis, 60, have built a comfortable life. Trish has retired from a local government unit. Ellis, a public safety manager, plans to retire within two years. Each has a defined-benefit pension. They have an enviabl…

CPPIB says excluding fossil fuels from its portfolio would be 'an active short on human ingenuity': Financial Times


The science is clear: upwards of 80 per cent of the world’s fossil fuel reserves need to stay in the ground if there is to be any hope of controlling climate change.

That creates a massive risk for anyone who owns these assets, but as of now — wit…

'It was do or die': How entrepreneurs are turning to grit and the government to help weather the pandemic: Special to Financial Post


Patricia MacNeil scans pipelines in Canada’s oilpatch with dangerous gamma rays to find imperfections. The pandemic, on top of the crude price drop since 2014, pushed her business into meltdown before a combination of grit, government aid and a focus on effic…

No special treatment for CRA employees as tax court rules damages in overtime case are taxable: Jamie Golombek


If you receive a monetary award for damages as the result of a personal injury, be it physical or mental, that award is generally tax-free. For example, a car accident victim may receive damages for personal injury including the reimbursement of various out-o…

The scary task of figuring out how much candy to make for a COVID-19 Halloween: Financial Post Staff


Martin Parent was thinking about Halloween last spring. By late April

,

his team at the Canadian headquarters of Mondelez International Inc. — the candy and cookie conglomerate behind the Cadbury and Maynards brands — had to make a fina…

Loblaw follows Walmart in imposing new fees on suppliers to help pay for upgrades: Financial Post Staff


Loblaw Cos. Ltd. has told its suppliers that it will charge more fees to get their products on shelves, escalating an already tense standoff between supermarkets and food producers.

Loblaw, the largest grocery chain in Canada that owns Shoppers Dr…

Alberta to scrap oil production limits in December with demand for heavy oil poised to rise - Financial Post: Financial Post Staff


Alberta to scrap oil production limits in December with demand for heavy oil poised to rise Financial PostView Full coverage on Google News

The scary task of figuring out how much candy to make for a COVID-19 Halloween: Financial Post Staff


Martin Parent was thinking about Halloween last spring. By late April

,

his team at the Canadian headquarters of Mondelez International Inc. — the candy and cookie conglomerate behind the Cadbury and Maynards brands — had to make a fina…

When it comes to investing, don't believe everything you see on TV: Tom Bradley


Interest in investing is hitting new highs. Discount brokers are flooded with applications and trading volumes are surging. Despite this renewed focus, some misunderstandings persist about the realities of investing.

To illustrate, let’s deconstru…

Howard Levitt: Critical illness insurance can be a huge help, but claiming it isn't always easy: Howard Levitt


COVID-19 can cause blood clots which, in turn, cause

s strokes, leading to extensive medical intervention, physiotherapy and speech therapy. Just that case is only one of many COVID-related disability cases my firm is handling against insurers.

Canada ranked in world’s top 10 pension systems: Yadullah Hussain


The pandemic has rocked government finances across the world and led to questions about the financial durability of pension funds. But a new ranking by Mercer and the CFA Institute puts the Canada Pension Plan in the top 10. There is always room for improveme…

Rising China, waning U.S. — how Canada should navigate the changing global order: Larysa Harapyn


Director of University of Alberta’s China Institute, Gordon Houlden, speaks with Financial Post’s Larysa Harapyn about the future prospects of the tense U.S.-China and Canada-China relationships.

  • Why immigration will be vital for Canada’s…

    Opinion: Corporate welfare is still bad policy, even if it’s green: Jasmine Moulton


    Why is Ottawa and Ontario doling out half a billion dollars to one of the largest corporations on the planet?

    Unpacking the 'Australia precedent' for rebalancing power between Big Tech and news publishers: Geoffrey Morgan


    A group representing major Canadian news publishers is calling on the federal government to regulate Big Tech’s use of news content on its platforms by following a model being adopted in Australia.

    In a

    study released Thursday

    Big Tech's gain has been news publishers' pain, industry group's report finds: Barbara Shecter


    The audience for online news has grown rapidly over the past few years, but it’s large technology platforms such as Google and Facebook that have reaped most of the rewards while traditional news-gathering operations have suffered.

    That’s one of t…

    Jack M. Mintz: In government spending and deficits, we're now No. 1 in the world: Jack M. Mintz


    Unproductive public spending outstripping economic growth will be our real albatross threatening prosperity in years ahead


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