2018 News & Media Releases
Ontario Students' Perceptions of Financial Services Careers
To provide insight into Ontario post-secondary students' perceptions of the Financial Services sector as a career destination, Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) commissioned data from Univerum, a leading researcher of student viewpoints. As the early-stage talent strategies of Canadian Financial Institutions continue to respond to emerging technology and related trends impacting their businesses, recruiters are stepping up their efforts to attract students with a broader range of in-demand skills, including those being developed within Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Liberal Arts programs. To support these recruitment efforts, this report examines students' career goals and values, and the characteristics of their employers of choice, through the comparative lens of "future" and "lost" talent.
Toronto’s Financial Services Sector will be key player in global public-private partnerships to address infrastructure gap
Toronto’s financial sector is uniquely positioned to help governments across the globe leverage public-private partnerships (P3) to address the growing infrastructure gap in Canada, finds a new report from the Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) in collaboration with KPMG in Canada. The report, Knowing When to Partner, ranks Toronto’s financial services sector only behind New York and London in its strength and ability to provide the expertise and funding to deliver on these large-scale capital projects.
World Economic Forum in Davos needs to foster spirit of openness on free trade by BMO CEO, Darryl White
Next week, businesses, government leaders and researchers will be participating in the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, where the topic is "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World." This gathering in Europe takes place while the next round of North American free-trade agreement negotiations - widely expected to be one of the most consequential and where a U.S. termination is a real risk - occurs in Montreal.
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