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Adoption of digital IDs would help unlock Canada’s economy, bankers say

The Canadian flag blows in the wind in the heart of the financial district in Toronto.Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press Canada needs to embrace digital identification to “unlock the full potential” of banking and the economy, Canadian Bankers Association Chief Executive Officer Neil Parmenter said. “We should be open to innovative identity verification methods like document

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John Bogle dies at 89; fought for lower fees for investors

In this Tuesday, May 20, 2008, file photo, John Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group, talks during an interview with The Associated Press, in New York. Vanguard announced Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, that John C. "Jack" Bogle has died at the age of 89.Mark Lennihan / AP VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — When he lost his

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Innovation Nation: When privacy stands in the way of patient care

Many Canadians don’t realize they legally own their personal health records.Photo Illustration by Gigi Suhanic/National Post While nothing is more private for most individuals than their health, many Canadians don’t realize they legally own their personal health records — or how they would obtain them. As we look to evolve our health care system, however,

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