national securities regulator

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Will a national securities regulator really help Canadian investors?

More works needs to be done before investors can celebrate the creation of a single regulator

Five things that will shape Canada’s economy in 2014

The country’s fragile recovery extends into 2014

Securities Reference: the power of one

There’s no good reason to believe a single regulator is better than two, or three, or ten

The national securities regulator and judicial Stockholm Syndrome

Why the Court’s adherence to a 19th-century precedent is too rigid and cautious

This Court doesn’t lean

Paul Wells on why Maurice Duplessis’s old saw about the Supreme Court being like the Tower of Pisa no longer applies

On the Supreme Court rejecting a national securities regulator

The court doesn’t doubt that valid reasons for national securities regulation exist. But that’s not the point.

B.C. rethinks securities regulator case

Flaherty could lose key ally in constitutional battle with provinces


Maxime Bernier Chessmaster Watch

The maverick backbencher manages the neat trick of stating his opposition to the government’s plans for a national securities regulator, while preemptively blaming the Quebec government if such a thing is allowed to proceed by the Supreme Court.


Maybe not the whole nine yards, but a few

ANDREW COYNE on the Speech from the Throne


Pan-Canadian, except for that gaping hole in the middle

Oh, that national securities regulator? Seems it depends which “nation” you’re talking about. La Presse reports (via Norm Spector):


Megapundit: Concentrating the mind, wonderfully

Must-reads: Jeffrey Simpson on Michael Ignatieff.