WIMI to honour leading ladies
The popular female-focused industry group is getting together in Jasper to honour some of the industry’s most inspiring women
Can’t we all just get along?
It’s time for the mortgage industry to put aside its differences and find its voice, writes Paul Therien
Provincial mortgage broker associations join forces
Over two years of discussion has resulted in the formation of the Canadian Mortgage Brokers Association – a national group bringing together provincial players.
Mortgage Broker News Hot List 2014
The New Year brings a fresh start for everyone, including those in the mortgage broker industry. 2013 saw industry players continually jockeying with the previous year’s mortgage rule changes – and the ever-present threat of further action – but it’s fair to say most endured the frustration and emerged relatively unscathed.
MBN Hot list 2014: Gordon McCallum
Gordon McCallum's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014
MBN Hot list 2014: Gord Appel
Gord Appel's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014
Provincial broker orgs work together
A more cohesive broker voice may soon be realized, with The Alberta Mortgage Broker Association (AMBA) announcing Tuesday it is working closely with other provincial bodies and regulators to ensure better coordination among the various organizations.
Western brokers to establish education platform
The Alberta and B.C. mortgage brokers associations announced yesterday they are establishing a Western Canadian education platform for members.
Association grows its reach
Atlantic Canada is edging closer to real regulation, with the Nova Scotia government now eyeing the region’s fledgling association as a provider of basic broker education even as another province appears to drag its heels.
The Big Story: Association overhaul
More and more brokers are asking what their associations are doing to earn their dues. The answer, reports Jemima Codrington, depends on whom you ask.