Proposals to ease some of the rigidly prescriptive oversight of Ontario capital markets while strengthening punitive mechanisms have garnered positive response from connected players who issue, underwrite, deal in and advise investors on publicly traded securities. Members of the provincially appointed Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce are now assessing feedback on 47 policy proposals they released for public consideration earlier this summer.
It’s time to say goodbye to “business as usual.” The 2020 pandemic has forever altered the commercial real estate industry, and conditions aren’t likely to return to normal for a long time to come.» READ MORE
Oxford Properties Group has been named global real estate investor of the year, and Lisa Lafave, former senior portfolio manager with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), receives honours for outstanding industry contribution in the IPE Real Estate Awards. »READ MORE
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: WTO okay with provinces buying biomass power
Among findings in Canada’s favour, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has determined that provincial programs to procure biomass power do not constitute an undue market advantage for softwood lumber producers in British Columbia, Quebec and New Brunswick.»READ MORE