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Jul 25, 2017, 09:30 ET Canada's FinTech adoption rate more than doubled in the last 18 months

Insurance, money transfer and payments to see biggest increase in uptake TORONTO, July 25, 2017 /CNW/ - FinTech adoption in Canada has increased from 8% to 18% since 2015, according to EY's 2017...


Feb 09, 2017, 07:00 ET Montréal should create a FinTech hub to accelerate ecosystem development, says a new report from EY

Four recommendations to consolidate Montréal's position as a location of choice for FinTechs in Canada MONTREAL, Feb. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Montréal has what it takes to grow its FinTech ecosystem and...


Dec 05, 2016, 09:30 ET Blockchain, FinTech and disruption: EY demystifies top 10 business buzzwords of 2016

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - In 2016, businesses have faced an incredibly competitive landscape. On top of a challenging economy, the widespread adoption of new technologies is leveling the playing...


Nov 05, 2015, 09:30 ET A focus on education is critical for nurturing entrepreneurship in Canada

EY urges G20 governments to support a job-creating culture TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Entrepreneurs generate jobs, support local communities and build prosperous societies, but Canada could be...


Sep 18, 2015, 09:30 ET EY welcomes renowned policy and tax professional, Dr. Jack Mintz

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, EY announced that prominent business, policy and tax professional, Dr. Jack Mintz, has joined the Canadian firm as a National Strategic Policy Advisor. "As part ...


Aug 21, 2015, 09:30 ET Higher costs, competition cut investment banks' ROE in half over past 10 years

Optimization and focus on customer could bring back double-digit returns TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Major investment banks' return on equity has fallen from close to 20% in 2006 to less than 8%...


Aug 13, 2015, 10:30 ET Richardson family to receive the EY Family Business Award of Excellence

Succession planning is key to successful family business WINNIPEG, Aug. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - When James Richardson founded a one-man grain merchandising business in 1857 – 10 years before Confederation – ...


Jul 14, 2015, 12:30 ET The Louie family recognized with the EY Family Business Award of Excellence

The family continues to build its legacy of innovation in business VANCOUVER, July 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Innovation has been at the heart of the Louie family business for over 100 years. From a small...


Nov 19, 2014, 09:57 ET Cyber threats on the rise, but 42% of Canadian businesses have no plans to boost IT security budgets in 2015: EY survey

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - While 92% of Canadian organizations say they're facing rising threats in their information security risk environment, 42% say their information security budgets will...


Oct 06, 2014, 09:13 ET EY sees innovation as key growth driver for cooperatives worldwide

EY gains insight into financial cooperative issues at International Summit of Cooperatives MONTREAL, Oct. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - To meet the evolving needs of members and ensure long-term viability against...


Sep 29, 2014, 09:34 ET Canadian banks challenged by evolving operations and risks, says EY

Canadian banking insights report available now TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - As the Canadian banking environment continues to shift with the forces of regulatory change, evolving customer and...


Sep 17, 2014, 09:05 ET Consumer product and retail companies team with entrepreneurs to innovate: EY report

Three pillars of agile innovation to ensure successful collaboration MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The vast majority of consumer products and retail executives say that collaboration with smaller...


May 29, 2014, 13:41 ET EY to grow advisory services practice in Atlantic Canada

Firm signs letter of intent –Ambir Solutions to join EY family HALIFAX, May 29, 2014 /CNW/ - EY is significantly growing its Advisory Practice in Atlantic Canada by today signing a letter of intent...


Nov 19, 2013, 08:55 ET Security incidents up for 51% of Canadian businesses: EY survey

More attention needed on technologies and trends on the horizon TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - While Canadian organizations say they're focused on fending off cyber risks, more than half of...


Oct 31, 2013, 08:25 ET Tepid optimism around Canadian holiday sales with 3.5% growth expected: EY

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - While economic uncertainty persists at home and abroad, Canadian holiday retail sales are expected to grow 3.5% over last year, supported primarily by online...


Oct 21, 2013, 09:00 ET EY's Entrepreneur Of The Year to honour Québec visionaries Bernard, Laurent and Alain Lemaire

The builders of Cascades to receive the 2013 Québec Lifetime Achievement Award MONTREAL, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Bernard, Laurent and Alain Lemaire of Cascades will receive EY's Entrepreneur Of...


Jul 31, 2013, 08:55 ET Canadian back-to-school spending to grow 4%, highest since 2008: EY

MONTREAL, July 31, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - With a relatively robust economy, more shopping choices, improved consumer confidence and momentum from the tail end of the spring season, 2013 back-to-school...


Jun 24, 2013, 10:16 ET Ernst & Young Charity Golf Classic makes sizeable donation to new Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning at SickKids

Funds will help support children's health care in Canada and beyond TORONTO, June 24, 2013 /CNW/ - On June 12, 2013, Ernst & Young partners, staff, clients and guests teed off for the Ernst & Young...


Jun 19, 2013, 08:30 ET Media companies' digital revenues set to overtake traditional by 2015: Ernst & Young survey

57% of revenue to come from digital by 2015, up from 47% today TORONTO, June 19, 2013 /CNW/ - According to a new Ernst & Young survey, digital will soon be the largest source of revenue for media and ...


Jun 13, 2013, 09:30 ET Capital dilemmas top risk facing mining and metals companies in 2013-14: Ernst & Young

Capital allocation and access to capital plague majors and juniors alike in year ahead VANCOUVER, June 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Capital allocation and access to capital have rocketed to the top of the...


Jun 11, 2013, 15:10 ET Ernst & Young's acquisition puts SR&ED practice among largest in Canada

Bold move in private middle market strengthens EY grip on booming Prairies market TORONTO, June 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Ernst & Young is growing its dedicated Scientific Research and Experimental...


Jun 11, 2013, 09:30 ET TSX and TSXV loss captured in Ernst & Young's Canadian Mining Eye index: available now!

Sources available to offer insight on Q1 Canadian mining and metals trends VANCOUVER, June 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Ernst & Young's latest quarterly Canadian Mining Eye index shows Canadian mining equities...


Jun 05, 2013, 08:30 ET Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates iconic Canadian, Daniel E. Williams

Newfoundland and Labrador is home to the 2013 Atlantic Lifetime Achievement award recipient HALIFAX, June 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Daniel "Danny" Williams will receive the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of ...


Jun 03, 2013, 08:30 ET 56% of non-tax business leaders aren't up to speed on tax risk management: Ernst & Young survey

Controversies between companies and tax authorities on the rise TORONTO, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Tax controversies between companies and the Canadian tax authorities are not uncommon, and are...


May 23, 2013, 09:05 ET Canadian biotechs resilient - but financing flat at $US733m for 2012: Ernst & Young

TORONTO, May 23, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Despite powerful science and great talent, financing for Canadian biotechs was flat in 2012. That means companies must boost their focus on efficiency and results ...