The New ‘New Normal’ | July 2020

“My new normal is to continually get used to new normals.” Anonymous The natural progression in economics is for an ‘unprecedented’ crisis to be followed by a ‘new normal’.  The old modes and models are discarded and replaced with ones that reflect the new post-crisis reality. It should, therefore, come as no surprise that amidst […]

We The North. | May 2019

“There’s no place like home.” The Wizard of Oz Along with sports fans across the country, we have firmly entrenched ourselves aboard the Raptors’ bandwagon.  And Kawhi not?  The newly anointed King of the North and his troops are one win away from being crowned champions.  The energy and enthusiasm are palpable and infectious, with […]

BNN Business News Network | May 31, 2019

The Weekly Panel: Trade tensions send yields plunging Brian D’Costa’s interview on BNN’s ‘Weekly with Andrew McCreath’. Watch Part 1 Watch Part 2

Advisor’s Edge | May 16, 2019

The 60-40 portfolio gets a fixed income overhaul Michelle Schriver What can investors do when the traditional allocation to fixed income doesn’t work anymore? That question was discussed by an expert panel presented by the Canadian Association of Alternative Strategies & Assets (CAASA) in Toronto on Wednesday. Panellists included James Price, director of investments and […]

Bloomberg News | May 13, 2019

Burgeoning Alternative Credit Market Sparks Canada’s First Fund of Funds Paula Sambo, Bloomberg News Bridging Finance Inc. is launching what it says is Canada’s first fund of funds for alternative credit — tapping into the swelling market for private debt in the country. For now, Bridging’s new vehicle will invest in funds from Algonquin Capital Corp., Lawrence Park […]