INSURANCE

Advocis calls on CCIR for improved implementation of harmonized rules

Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada, is calling on the Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators (CCIR) to find some way to better harmonize...

Real Estate Watchdog Appointed by B.C. Government

In an unprecedented move, the B.C. government is bringing in a new office to help regulate the red-hot real estate market in the province. Michael...

B.C. Appoints New Superintendent of Real Estate to Oversee Industry Regulations

B.C. has appointed a new superintendent of real estate to oversee the roll out of new regulations for the industry. Micheal Noseworthy is a former...

Fines & Licence Suspensions Aren’t Enough

A few months back, B.C.’s mortgage broker regulator fined and banned Jorawar Singh Gosal from the broker industry for 10 years. Mr. Gosal admitted...

FICOM Staff Shortage Handicaps Oversight of B.C. Credit Unions, Auditor General Says

B.C.’s auditor general has warned the province’s oversight agency for credit unions is handicapped by an acute staff shortage. On Thursday, Auditor General Carol Bellringer...