The TFSA Report
The TFSA Report is a series of podcasts designed to provide you with information and insights about the financial services sector in the Toronto region. Learn why Toronto is an ideal place to set up or expand your financial services company and how the TFSA can help. Each podcast will feature a different expert on the Toronto region.
Fintech in Toronto
with Dan Breznitz, Munk School of Global Affairs at University of Toronto.
Episode 12 • May 19, 2016 • Download: MP3 Audio (21.5 MB)
Toronto has all the ingredients for a true fintech hub, how can we become one?
with Walid Hejazi, Associate Professor at Rotman School of Management.
Episode 11 • April 11, 2016 • Download: MP3 Audio (22.2 MB)
More and more people who work in the Canadian financial services industry are asking about Islamic Finance. On this edition of The TFSA Report, find out what Islamic Finance is all about and the opportunities available.
Canada: A Renminbi Hub
with William Zhu, President and CEO of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Canada), and Janet Ecker, President and CEO of the Toronto Financial Services Alliance.
Episode 10 • March 12, 2015 • Download: MP3 Audio (21.1 MB)
On this edition of The TFSA Report, we will discuss how and why Canada was chosen as the first trading hub in the Americas for the Chinese currency, the Renminbi (RMB) and why this is good news for Canadian business.
PTS Consulting: A Toronto Success Story
with Ian Oliver, Director
Episode 9 • January 12, 2015 • Download: MP3 Audio (19.9 MB)
On this edition of The TFSA Report, we have Ian Oliver from PTS Consulting which is an IT consulting and project management company based out of the UK. Ian will go into detail on why expansion into Toronto was the right decision for his organization.
Payvision: A Toronto Success Story
with Ish Nabhan, Vice President of Sales Canada
Episode 8 • November 14, 2014 • Download: MP3 Audio (18.4 MB)
On this edition of The TFSA Report, Payvision shares their story of expansion into the Toronto region and how Toronto’s strong talent base played a crucial role in that decision.
Excelian: A Toronto Success Story
with Chamin Bellana, Head of Excelian Canada
Episode 7 • July 7, 2014 • Download: MP3 Audio (20.3 MB)
On this edition of The TFSA Report, Excelian shares their reason for expanding to Toronto and the help they received to get started.
Toronto: A Financial Ecosystem
with Jeffrey Graham, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Episode 6 • March 13, 2014 • Download: MP3 Audio (20.5 MB)
The Toronto Region’s financial ecosystem is a dynamic concentration of financial expertise. This edition of The TFSA Report, will be featuring Jeffrey Graham, Partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. He will be speaking on the regulatory environment that exists in Canada and Toronto.
CSI globalVcard: A Toronto Success Story
with Dave Disque, CSI globalVcard
Episode 5 • February 5, 2014 • Download: MP3 Audio (16 MB)
Toronto is a North American financial technology hub. On this edition of The TFSA Report, we will be speaking to CSI globalVcard, a leading corporate payments company based in the U.S. When CSI Enterprises began planning for expansion into Canada, it didn’t take long to identify Toronto as a prime location for its Canadian ofﬁce.
Toronto: A Centre of P3 Excellence
with Mark Romoff, The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP)
Episode 4 • November 3, 2013 • Download: MP3 Audio (19 MB)
Canada is increasingly being recognized as a world leader in establishing successful public-private partnerships (P3s) to address infrastructure needs. On this edition of The TFSA Report, we’re taking a deeper look at this strength by speaking to Mark Romoff, President & CEO, of The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships.
Toronto: The Talent Advantage
with Catherine Chandler-Crichlow, Centre of Excellence in Financial Services Education (CoE)
Episode 3 • September 24, 2013 • Download: MP3 Audio (19 MB)
With active collaboration among employers, government, professional associations and education institutions; efforts are underway to align the demand and supply of talent of the financial services sector of the Toronto region. This podcast will focus on Toronto’s current talent strengths and future opportunities.
Toronto: A Centre for Technology and Financial Services
with Sam Bourgi, Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC)
Episode 2 • August 30, 2013 • Download: MP3 Audio (16 MB)
One of Toronto’s key strengths is the size and expertise of its financial services technology pool. This podcast will examine the state of the financial services IT sector as well as the leading technologies that are available and the opportunities they can offer.
Growing Toronto As A Global Financial Hub
with Janet Ecker, TFSA
Episode 1 • August 1, 2013 • Download: MP3 Audio (19 MB)
Toronto is a fast developing global financial centre with the networks and a talent base necessary to meet the goals of any organization. Learn about Toronto Financial Services Alliance’s role in growing Toronto as a global financial hub through the eyes of the president and CEO of TFSA, Janet Ecker.
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