August 18, 2014 / 6:13 PM / in 3 years

Canadian securities regulator talks moving at good pace: Oliver

WATERLOO Ontario (Reuters) - Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver said on Monday that discussions with the country’s provinces about joining a national securities regulator are “moving at a good pace.”

Canada's Finance Minister Joe Oliver speaks during a news conference before the start of a summer policy retreat in Wakefield, Quebec August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Four out of the country’s 10 provinces have so far signed on to the project that is designed to end a patchwork of local regulators.

“I can’t comment on our discussions with individual provinces and territories except to say that a number of them are moving at a good pace,” Oliver told reporters following a speech.

The regulator is scheduled to start up in the autumn of 2015.

Reporting by Euan Rocha; Writing by Leah Schnurr; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below