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The COVID-19 Pandemic – Where Are We Now?

Markets | Jun 1, 2020

First and foremost, we hope you and your family are doing well. In many ways the COVID-19 pandemic has been a frustrating thing to go through, whether you are a child not able to see friends at school, an individual who lost a job or feels uncertain, a business owner…

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Community | May 19, 2020

“Be kind. Be calm. Be safe.” Dr. Bonnie Henry’s words in the early days of the pandemic have become a simple yet powerful mantra for so many of us. We’ve been striving to live by these words every day in the way we serve you. Today we enter Phase 2…

Beware the Ides of March

Beware the Ides of March

Markets | May 2, 2020

Much like the soothsayer in William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, governments warned individuals in the middle of March to stay home. Social distancing measures have undoubtably reduced the spread of COVID19 and saved lives, but have also had a significant impact on economic activity. Manufacturing output, employment figures and retail sales…

Dealing with Debt: Interview with Denise Carroll-McLean

Webcasts | Apr 28, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has forced many families into a precarious cash flow position, forcing a necessary review of their current debt service obligations.  In this conversation, Steve Willems interviews Denise Carroll-McLean, Mortgage Expert with Dream Approved Mortgages  – for her perspectives on what opportunities exist for households in dealing with…