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Here you will find a number of relevant articles and posts on Canadian Credit Unions and Commercial Real Estate.  The focus is on industry trends and analysis.  We welcome your thoughts on any subject matter listed.    

Ontario launches FSRA

Ontario launches FSRA, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority. FSRA will replace the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) , as well as the Deposit Insurance  Corporation of Ontario (DICO). FSRA will regulate the provinces insurance sector, pension...

Ontario caisse merger: stronger together

Late in November 2018, members from 11 caisses populaires and delegates from the Federation des caisses populaires des l'Ontario, voted overwhelming to merge. Opening in January 2020, the new Desjardins Ontario Credit Union, will have 50 branches and over $13.6...

Province cutting red tape for Credit Unions

Nipissing MPP and Ontario provincial Finance Minister Vic Fedeli appeared in his constituency office in North Bay today, to reconfirm Ontario's efforts to modernize legislation governing credit unions. As reported in Baytoday.ca  the proposed changes are part of...

New Rules for Ontario Credit Unions

Ontario Credit Unions are now able to participate in Bank led loan syndications. Previously, Ontario Credit Unions were able to participate in only in loan syndications lead by a sister provincially regulated Credit Union. The new rules, put in place in December,...

New Credit Union Securitization Guidelines

New Credit Union Securitization Guidelines

Effective September 1, 2018 Ontario Credit Unions must now provide greater oversight and risk management protocols with respect to credit securitization. MNP, a leading Canadian business consulting, tax, and accounting firm, recently summarized the changes in a...

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