Real Estate Firms Really Suck At Halting Money-Laundering: Watchdog

CP | Alexandra Posadzki | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Business

There were problems at 468 companies. But only nine fines were handed out.

Feds Step Up Efforts To Make Realtors Report Money Laundering

CP Business | Alexandra Posadzki | Posted 04.14.2017 | Canada Business

There appears to be some uncertainty on the real estate association's part about some of the regulations.

Did Watchdog Break Rules By Not Naming Penalized Canadian Bank?

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2017 | Canada Business

Fintrac is keeping the name of a penalized Canadian bank secret.

Unnamed Canadian Bank Fined Over Suspicious Dealings

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Business

Fintrac is exercising its discretion to withhold the financial institution's identity.

Financial Intel Agency Executed Massive Sweep As Ottawa Shooting Went Down

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada Business

Canada's financial intelligence agency asked institutions to quickly report suspicious transactions in the wake of two deadly attacks this week and ha...

Canadian Centre You've Never Heard Of Follows Money To Militants

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's financial intelligence agency says it is actively helping police and spies follow the money flowing into the coffers of Islamic extr...

Are Digital Currency Businesses Ready to Play by FinTRAC Rules?

Jillian Friedman | Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada Business
Jillian Friedman

The imminent arrival of compliance requirements to the virtual currency industry means that bitcoin businesses starting up in Canada should set up their business model and practices in ways that facilitate compliance with not only anti-money laundering laws, but privacy and consumer protection laws as well.

Federal Agency Collecting Too Much Info On Canadians: Watchdog

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Canada's privacy watchdog is blasting a federal agency that is supposed to be gathering financial intelligence on suspected terrorists and money laund...

Animal Rights Activists Might Be Criminals, But Not Terrorists

Peter Worthington | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Today's "terrorists" are mostly Muslim extremists, capable of terrorizing whole populations -- something animal and/or environmental extremists can't do. By all means, prosecute law-breakers, but don't brand them "terrorists."