Advocacy

Provincial Matters

Mortgage Professionals Canada is actively involved with provincial regulators on issues such as regulation, education, disclosure, licensing and more. With member input, we provide consultation and advice on legislative matters; report on discussion papers and maintains engaging dialogue to ensure the interests of our members are represented. Provincial regulators also frequently speak at our regional symposiums providing updates and information to members across the country. 


Service Alberta Reviews RECA

The Minister of Service Alberta has advised RECA of a review to examine governance & operations.

Advocacy Day in British Columbia

Volunteers & staff met with MLAs & other officials to discuss the value mortgage brokers play in B.C.

FSCO Releases Syndicated Mortgage Forms

FSCO releases new forms for brokerages dealing with non-qualified syndicated mortgages

Response to FSCO's Recent Draft

We have provided a submission to FSCO as a response to its Draft 2018 Statement of Priorities

Feedback Submission to the B.C. Government

Feedback to the B.C. government’s Financial Institutions Act & Credit Union Incorporation Act Review.

Response to Canadian Securities Administrators

Our response to the proposed amendments to syndicated mortgage exemptions.

RECA Consultation Submission

We are pleased to respond to the Real Estate Council of Alberta’s (RECA) consultation paper.

Statement Regarding Action Taken Against a Syndicate Mortgage Provider in Ontario

Recent action taken by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) against Fortress Real Estate Developments Inc.

Ontario Bill 148 – What You Need To Know

Bill 148, also known as Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 includes a number of changes to both the Employment Standards Act, 2000, the Labour Relations Act, 1995, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Webinar: Get Ready for FICOM Changes (Members Only)

For Members Only: Jared Dreyer, Past Chair, and BC Directors Dustan Woodhouse and Dan Pultr present an informative and engaging webinar to help you prepare for the new FICOM guidelines.

Queen's Park Day 2017

Brokers, Insurers and Lenders Convene to Inform Government on Impact of Rule Changes

New Housing Measures by Ontario Government

An overview of a comprehensive package of housing reforms released by the Ontario government to address over-heating markets.

Quebec's Financial Reform

Quebec Finance Minister, Carlos J. Leitão, announced in the 2016-2017 budget its intention to carry out an in-depth reform of the financial sector.

BC Government to Support First-time Homebuyers

Mortgage Professionals Canada Welcomes BC Government's Initiative to Help First-time Homebuyers

FSCO Mandate Review Report

Report commissioned by the Ministry of Finance reviewing the mandates of FSCO, DICO and the FST released.

Letter to Manitoba Securities Commission

We addressed a letter to Terry Kirkham, MSC Registrar, requesting a meeting to discuss a number of issues and concerns.