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  • Ontario's largest credit union establishes new model

    Meridian, Ontario’s largest credit union, recently launched a new manager-owned branch model and installed mortgage industry veteran, Paul Bath as the owner and manager of its first “agency” location.

  • Broker honoured by Toronto Police for heroics

    One quick-thinking broker helped save a man’s life last year and, on Sunday, was rewarded for his efforts by the Toronto Police Department in a formal ceremony.

  • Flaherty to discuss further changes with developers

    Finance Minister Jim Flaherty will meet with developers to determine whether future interference in the housing industry may be needed.

  • Canadian First completes MonCana deal

    Canadian First Financial announced that the acquisition of MonCana Capital Corporation was completed on Friday; a deal the company feels will provide a solid lending option for brokers.

  • Two-time CMA winner on how the awards helped her career

    The Canadian Mortgage Awards (CMA) rewards excellence and recognizing those who excel in various facets of the industry; but what tangible affect can one have on a career? One two-time winner believes the recognition played a role in her upward trajectory.

  • Ex-banker tells all

    An ex-banker turned fee-only financial advisor dishes on what it was like to hock mortgages to clients and the pressures to cross-sell.

  • Brokers praise BrokerBase

    VERICO has recently launched BrokerBase, a business platform that is meant to make generating, capturing and converting leads, referrals and renewals easier than ever before; and early indication is that brokers are sold.

  • Charm school for the office clown

    After serving aristocrats for years, one organization is helping Gen Y sharpen their office etiquette. Know someone who could do with a class?

  • Player proposes broker-run organization

    One leading player is not satisfied with existing mortgage professional associations and proposes one run by brokers for brokers.

  • Top-75 broker independent no longer

    The highest producing Mortgage Broker, according to CMP’s top-75 list is independent no longer, with Jim Tourloukis heading back to his former network.