2020 volume 30 issue 4

For Charlotte Thuot Kucyi, accepting a new IR position in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic meant interviewing at a much quicker pace. Thuot Kucyi, who became Manager of Investor Relations at Tricon Residential in Toronto on September 21, says that the virtual interviews proceeded regardless of travel and other typical impediments, with an offer made only three weeks after the first of five meetings. "I got married on August 9,” she says, "and I was still able to continue the interview process from my honeymoon.” | Read Article |

2020 Global CEO Outlook


As we all work through the global pandemic and the attendant challenges and uncertainties it presents, KPMG's 2020 CEO Outlook: COVID-19 Special Edition, finds that global CEOs are using this unparalleled moment in history to lead with increased purpose, rethinking their workforce strategies and positioning their organizations for growth and success in this new reality. | Read Article |

A Taskforce established by the Ontario Government earlier this year to review the Ontario Securities Act and provide policy recommendations on how to reduce regulatory burden in the Province released in July its interim report for public comment. | Read Article |

At Jarislowsky Fraser, we take a bottom-up, fundamental approach to long-term investing. Our holding period, often in excess of eight years, leads us to place a high importance on having a deep understanding of management, culture and governance. The global pandemic, and resulting shift towards virtual meetings, has necessitated a pivot in the means with which we conduct our research. To discuss the pros and cons of corporate access in a virtual world, I sat down with two of my colleagues on our Global Investment Team: Bruce Beingessner, Director & Senior Research Analyst, Investment Strategy Committee Member; and Drew Callander, Director & Senior Research Analyst. | Read Article |