Established in 1993, Manulife Bank of Canada (Manulife Bank) was the first federally regulated bank opened by an insurance company in Canada. It is a Schedule l federally chartered bank and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Manulife Financial, one of Canada's leading financial institutions.
Today, Manulife Bank serves clients across Canada in all provinces and territories. With a high-quality loan portfolio, the majority of loans being in residential mortgages, Manulife Bank is a profitable and well-capitalized organization.
Raising the bar for brokers
The current standard for entry into mortgage brokering is too low – and all brokers suffer for it, writes Paul Meredith
Does Mortgage Professionals Canada serve brokers well?
The industry association turns 25 this year. How well is it doing in representing its members’ interests?
Toronto real estate ranked second-highest bubble risk in the world
UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index ranks Toronto's risk as extremely high, but price growth has stalled and further housing market weakening is likely
Toronto bureaucracy holding city back
The City of Toronto’s end-to-end review conducted by KPMG reveals a city stuck in the past
Tories, Liberals, NDP step up housing platforms
The two frontrunners in next month's federal election are appealing to Canadians concerned about the state of the environment
A failing grade for the stress test
School’s out – and the stress test in its current form should be, too, writes Joe Jacobs
Federal political parties' housing platforms
The October 21 election is fast approaching, so MortgageBrokerNews.ca put together a primer of where the major federal parties stand on housing
Canada is 'a tale of two countries'
The chasm between western and eastern Canada is best reflected in their respective real estate markets
Does the stress test need to be amended?
Angela Calla of DLC-Angela Calla Mortgage Team says that the stress test should never have been introduced in the first place, adding it was implemented without proper industry consultation
Industry weighs in on Scheer's proposed amortization, B-20 amendments
If interest rates go up as expected, amortization periods may need to increase