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Get the latest on the professions model currently under consideration in provinces and territories across Canada, as well as other relevant regulatory and consumer interest news. For all other news items, please visit http://www.advocis.ca/media/advocisNews.html.

April 2014

Advocis CEO Greg Pollock discusses Ontario's Financial Advisors Act, 2014 in The Bottom Line

March 2014

Advocis CEO Greg Pollock comments on the second reading passing of bill 157, the Financial Advisors Act, 2014, in Investment Executive

Coverage of the Financial Advisor's Act, 2014 in the Insurance & Investment Journal

Coverage of the Financial Advisors Act, 2014, in the Chronicle Herald (Read more)

Advocis CEO Greg Pollock speaks to BNN's Mark Buntley about Ontario's Financial Advisors Act, 2014

Advocis CEO Greg Pollock discusses Ontario's Financial Advisors Act, 2014 in the Vancouver Sun

Greg Pollock speaks about Advocis's Professions Model on The World Today with Sean Leslie on CKNW Talk Radio, Vancouver AM980 (Download the audio)

Preet Banerjee discusses Ontario's Financial Advisors Act, 2014 in this podcast

February 2014

Coverage of Advocis's position on the introduction of bill 157, the Financial Advisor's Act, 2014 in

Advocis position on fees and fiduciary duty discussed in Financial Post Magazine

Advocis CEO Greg Pollock's opinion piece on fees and fiduciary duty in the Globe and Mail

November 2013

Advocis president and CEO Greg Pollock quoted on Advisor.ca about proposed advisor regulation

August 2013

Advocis's Professions Model mentioned in Preet Banerjee's article on providing clarity for consumers for The Globe and Mail

Advocis CEO Greg Pollock discusses how embedded fees would impact Canadians in The Insurance & Investment Journal

Advocis's Professions Model mentioned in article on financial advisor accredation for Wealth Professional

July 2013

Preet Banerjee discusses Advocis's position on embedded fees in The Globe and Mail (pdf version)

Advocis's position on eliminating embedded fees mentioned in Investment Executive (pdf version)

June 2013

Advocis's position against banning commissions mentioned in The Huffington Post (pdf version)

Advocis CEO Greg Pollock's op-ed article about embedded commissions on Wealth Professional (pdf version)

Advocis CEO Greg Pollock quoted on the consequences of banning trailer fees in Investment Executive (pdf version)

Advocis's position on trailer fees mentioned on MoneySense.ca (pdf version)

Advocis CEO Greg Pollock discusses changes to industry regulations in The Insurance & Investment Journal
(pdf version)

Advocis CEO Greg Pollock discusses Advocis's Professions Model on CTV News

Advocis's position on trailer fees highlighted in The Toronto Star (pdf version)

Advocis's position on trailer fees mentioned on Morningstar.ca

Advocis CEO Greg Pollock interviewed on BNN about why banning commissions will reduce consumer access to financial advice

Greg Pollock Comment article in the Financial Post on banning commissions

May 2013

Advocis CEO Greg Pollock warns of potential regulatory changes in insurance industry (pdf version)

Advocis's position on embedded fees mentioned in The Huffington Post (pdf version)

Advocis's position on raising advisor standards discussed on Advisor.ca (pdf version)

March 2013

Advocis's Professions Model coverage in Insurance News Net

Advocis CEO Greg Pollock interviewed about Advocis's professions model and how to find an advisor on CBC Radio One

Advocis president and CEO Greg Pollock discusses Advocis's professions model on BNN

Advocis president and CEO Greg Pollock interviewed about Advocis's professions model by MoneySense
(pdf version)

Advocis president and CEO Greg Pollock interviewed about Advocis's professions model by Investment Executive (pdf version)

February 2013

Advocis president and CEO Greg Pollock addresses the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce on Bill C-28 (financial literacy)

Advocis professions model coverage on advisor.ca (pdf version)

Advocis professions model coverage by Globe Advisor

Advocis president and CEO Greg Pollock interviewed about Advocis's professions model in Wall Street Journal
(pdf version)

Advocis president and CEO Greg Pollock discusses Advocis's professions model on Talk Radio News 95.7 Halifax, News 88.9 Saint John, News 91.9 Moncton

November 2012

Advocis president and CEO Greg Pollock participates in a panel on Business News Network (BNN) on the potential impact of a proposed fiduciary duty on clients

May 2012

Advocis president and CEO Greg Pollock interviewed by MoneySense about the potential impact of commissions abolishment on consumers (pdf version)

What they're saying

I fully support this initiative by Advocis. It's about time financial advice was treated as a profession.  
D. Keith Pike
London, Ontario
I wholeheartedly support the aims and objectives of Advocis's proposal.  
Louis Eb Bang
Ottawa, Ontario
I support a higher standard for financial advisors and creating greater public confidence in our
industry.   
Kristopher A. Cameron
Calgary, Alberta
This is long overdue. Kudos to Advocis for taking the initiative on this matter.
Richard Bradford
Red Deer, Alberta
I support all the work Advocis is doing to help us. Keep up the good work and let's continue to give professional advice to our clients in an unbiased
way.   
Reg Hart
Miramichi, New Brunswick

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