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  2. Toronto / Calgary / Montreal headhunters?

    Does anyone know some good recruiters for Toronto / Calgary / Montreal? Would consider both sell side and buy side. Trying to transition to Canada from NY /London. Relatively junior, BB commodities background (front office). Thanks Toronto canada Bay Stre ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2010 - 8:28pm -

  3. Ottawa to Manhattan: Canada-US B-school transition

    Hi all, I'm an undergraduate student (just finished 2nd year) at a non-target Canadian business school. Although I do not attend a household name in Canadian b-schools, I have a 3.9 GPA (4.0 in my second year) majoring in Finance and Operations Manag ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2010 - 6:08pm -

  4. Bank of Canada Summer Position?

    Would a freshman summer internship at the Bank of Canada look good on a resume for future BB IBD employment in Canada? Banking Summer investment bank canada ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2009 - 10:11am -

  5. The Waterloo CS Advantage

    This one is for the Canadian monkeys still in high school. It's coming from a Canadian perspective and focuses on Canadian schools. I'm about to graduate from Waterloo computer science and start full-time at a large hedge fund in the United Stat ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2016 - 10:18pm -

  6. School ranking for IB/Consulting

    Gentleman, may one be able to rank the following schools in terms of IB and Consulting opportunities? How would these schools compare to Queens/Mcgill (in terms of reputation in Canada as well as in NYC) bowdoin Rochester Wesleyan Bates Goerge washington ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2015 - 7:28am -

  7. How to Overcome Weak Undergrad School- Ontario, Canada

    Hey I'm a 4th year student at a small university in Ontario, Canada- Trent University. I got into better schools, but basically had to go here for financial reasons. I am graduating with a Honours BBA and a 87%- 3.9 CGPA that I am hoping to leverage ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2015 - 3:16pm -

  8. What does it take?- What credentials do you need?

    What does it take to get into a top school like HBS, Wharton, Stanford for an MBA from Canada? What credentials do you need as an undergraduate student? I'm trying to be realistic, and I know that from Canada, WS will be hard to break into. That' ...

    4 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 2:45pm -

  9. Richard Ivey, best dual degree combination? (Canada)

    Hi everyone, I am a high school senior who is most likely going to be attending the University of Western Ontario this fall and pursue the Honors Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business. As many of you know it is a second e ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2014 - 2:40am -

  10. Too high GPA?

    I go to a Canadian university and GPA is calculated in terms of % here. My uni has their own guide to to GPA conversion. So if I have an average GPA of 86%, this would mean A. This would translate into something like 4.05/4.33. How would GPA: 86% (4.05/4. ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 5 2012 - 5:54am -

  11. Business Career Options as a Canadian

    Hi there, Sorry if I posted this in the wrong forum, I'm fairly new to this website. As the title mentions, I'm a Canadian attending the University of Western Ontario (will be in the Richard Ivey School of Business HBA program starting 3rd year) ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 16 2012 - 3:21pm -

  12. Canada Comp?

    Hey everyone I just have a really short question to ask. What are the comp ranges like in AM in Canada at the Big 5s? Thanks canada canadian big 5 Big 5 compensation ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 11 2018 - 7:24pm -

  13. Trading Internship- Canada & Others

    Hey guys, Do I need to get my CSC in order to be able to get a Summer Trading Internship in Canada? How about in the States and abroad? (France) CSC= Canadian Securities Course Thanks for your help trading Summer Internship canada montreal CSC ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2011 - 10:29pm -

  14. Distance MBA in Canada

    Hi, I want to get an MBA while I continue in my Data Analyst Role in Edmonton Alberta. I have the option of going to the University of Alberta (business school is ranked in the 80ies worldwide) which is where I got my BCom as well. I learned about the Acc ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 22 2018 - 5:46pm -

  15. Prestige vs. Substance

    I am a Canadian student interested in finance jobs on Bay Street or Wall Street. I feel that their is a paradox of prestige vs substance I am facing in making future plans. But enough of me, the basic question is: Wilfrid Laurier University- Bachelor of B ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2010 - 11:41pm -

  16. Rising junior looking for summer IBD

    I'm a junior at a Canadian university looking for a summer IBD position. Most local groups recruit here (includes US BB regional offices and big Canadian banks). My lack of work experience is due to transferring from another major but not wanting to ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2009 - 12:25am -

  17. Bankers north of the border?

    What do associates, VPs, MDs make at BB firms in Toronto? Is it comparative to bankers in NY? What about the big Canadian Banks (TD, BMO, CIBC)? thanks guys Toronto Salary canada ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 26 2009 - 3:51pm -

  18. Comp in Big 5 banks?

    So i've been reading a lot of different posts talking about how overall comp in Canadian banking is really low compared to American BB banks. But they also work the same 90 hour work week. What is comp range for associates VPs, Directors and Managing ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 6 2017 - 8:46pm -

  19. Maths student intro and life advice

    Hello fellow primates, I've been lurking for a few months and thought it would be time to introduce myself and ask some questions, here goes. I'm a European student currently majoring in Applied Mathematics at McGill in Montreal, and considering ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 8 2017 - 2:37pm -

  20. Richard Ivey recruitment numbers

    I'm an incoming Ivey HBA student and I'm hoping to get a job in investment banking. I heard that Ivey does have good recruitment in the US and Canada alike but I was wondering if anyone might know: 1: How many Ivey students were recruited at a B ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 1 2017 - 8:08pm -

  21. Hedge Funds in Canada?

    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone knows anything about the hedge fund industry in Canada? If so, is recruiting similar to the US? UK? Is compensation similar to the US and UK? What about Sales & Trading departments in Investment Banks still existent? ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2016 - 10:01am -

  22. Canadian Fixed Income Trader Looking for Options

    I'm a fixed income trader at a big 5 canadian bank (1 year rotating, then 2 years on my current desk trading). It's always been a goal of mine to do some sort of grad school for personal reasons, but ideally it'd be something that would hel ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 5 2015 - 12:51pm -

  23. Restructuring in Canada vs U.S.

    Hi all, I'm interviewing for a FT off-cycle restructuring banking gig based in Toronto, Canada. I understand U.S. restructuring in terms of what the process is for chapter 7 and 11 (12,13)... but is it the same in Canada, in terms of the general idea ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2015 - 10:24am -

  24. Canadian Finance Headhunting Firms

    Hey guys! I was wondering if anyone could help me find headhunting firms in Canada that specialize/have an interest in more junior level positions other than Vlaad & Co. Thanks! headhunter headhunters canada junior ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2015 - 10:28am -

  25. Canada S&T Analyst Compensation

    Curious about what is the base salary for 1st year analyst at RBC, BMO, CIBC, TD and Scotia in Canada. Bonus for junior employees are pretty discretionary so it might be hard to generalize. Heard that RBC is 80K in Toronto. canada ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 17 2015 - 9:22am -

  26. Canadian here, should I do grad school in the USA? MFin, MIM, MS

    What title says, do you think it would be worth it for me to pay international fees to attend school in the USA? Do you think I can break in to the USA market, prob need a work permit. Or would my time be better spent trying to break into the Canadian mar ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2013 - 1:08pm -

  27. Current 3rd yr undergrad (non-target), Need Advice (PLEASE)

    Hey I know many ppl here are very knowledgeable and was wondering what should I do. Currently have a 3.8 GPA, and I am from Canada (Toronto). I was wondering what should I do CFA, MBA, MFIN, MFE... I think I would like to do investment banking so I was th ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2013 - 1:38pm -

  28. Equity L/S funds in British Columbia/Alberta?

    Hi. I'm looking to get a foot in the door at an Equity L/S fund in/around British Columbia/Alberta. I might be starting at the University of British Columbia for an Econ Masters with a CFA. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Cheers MK canada Equi ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 4 2012 - 4:38pm -

  29. Further sanctions against Chinese tech companies

    Canada has jumped on the bandwagon of people that don't trust Chinese tech companies in the same day that Cisco has ceased cooperation with a company that was selling their products to Iran. Predicting this will spread to the EU soon. Cheap just isn& ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2012 - 7:04am -

  30. Current S&T Environment

    Hi everyone, a new user here, currently in senior year at a Canadian target university. Done the rounds of networking and started applying to a bunch of rotational S&T programs in Canada and abroad. From the info I've gathered so far, it seems li ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2010 - 10:43pm -

  31. Canadian FT Analyst Interviews

    Hey guys, Please post the status of your interviews etc. Currently I did first round with Scotia Capital and Canaccord Genuity. Will do NBF on Monday. Any1 hear back from TD, RBC, BMO, CIBC, BAML, etc yet? Investment Banking Interviews canada ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2010 - 3:40pm -

  32. European SA recruiting

    Hi all, So obviously it's quite early to be thinking about 2011 SA recruiting but I'm a planner by nature and have the "unpleasant affliction" of being Canadian. I'm looking to pursue an S&T summer internship next summer, pref ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 24 2010 - 12:25pm -

  33. Canadian moving to Singapore---> How do I avoid paying taxes in Canada???

    Hey guys, For those Canadians out there.... I was wondering if anyone can tell me if I should apply for non-resident status in Canada? I am moving to Singapore for a fulltime job with GS, and am wondering if anyone can tell me how I can go about not payin ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2010 - 1:23am -

  34. Canadian looking to study MscFin Bocconi to work in UK-EU

    I'm a 1st year in a BBA in Finance at a non-target (ESG-UQAM) with a GPA of 3.7/4.3 in Montreal, Canada. I already have done an extracurricular, between universities (a case resolution in finance) in which I placed 1st (in front of HEC Montreal, Mcgi ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 28 2019 - 7:12pm -

  35. What do I need to do to succeed?

    Hello WSO community, I have an aspiration to be a Management Consultant at a top tier firm but really need to start laying out the groundwork and goals for this to be a reality. I am looking for advice and tips on what you believe the best way/methods for ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 2 2018 - 11:37pm -

  36. Long Term Career in IB or Consulting? (Canada)

    Hey guys, student in Canada looking for some insight about the finance industry up here. I'm looking for a more long-term career in finance rather than jumping firms. I've heard a lot about IB in Canada being good for career bankers which is exa ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 16 2018 - 11:58am -

  37. Comp Ranges in Canada?

    Hey everyone I just have a really short question to ask. What are the comp ranges like in CF and CD in Canada? Thanks canada ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 11 2018 - 7:26pm -

  38. Canadian at Western University, Non-Ivey. Medical science background. How do I get my foot in the door?

    So I'm a student at Western University, not in Ivey. I'm studying medical sciences and plan on going to med school. However, I'm also really interested in consulting and want to keep that path open, so I'm actively recruiting for a sum ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 31 2017 - 1:44am -

  39. Help to choose the faculty

    Good day, I have been admitted to the following faculties: 1. UofT: * Mississauga, Studies in Commerce * Rotman Commerce 2. UBC: * Economics- Vancouver 3. McGill: * BA Economics (Faculty of Arts) * Bcommerce (Desautels Faculty Management) I would like to ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2015 - 4:06pm -

  40. Canada B-school straight out of undergrad

    hey i am writing my GMAT in a few days and I am going to send my score to a few bschools. I am trying to break into finance (IB, PE, HF). I would apply to the USA if I had a +700 so i could try and get a shot at claremount but sadly i do not think i will ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 22 2013 - 6:19pm -

  41. LSE's reputation in the Canadian market?

    How is LSE viewed in the Canadian Job Market? Specifically the MSc in Accounting & Finance. LSE canada ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 7 2012 - 6:13am -

  42. Moving from BMO USA to BMO Canada

    Question I: I'm curious if anyone has heard of this: I asked a former BMO guys about it and he said while people move from NYC to Chicago regularly, he's never heard of someone going from the USA to Canada. Had anyone here seen this, or does any ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2011 - 12:28pm -

  43. Canadian PE to US MBA

    Just wondering how top US MBA schools would value 2 years of ibanking and 2 years PE experience at Canadian firms such as Edgestone, Torquest, etc... MBA analyst canada ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2010 - 4:02pm -

  44. Canadian Meal Allowances

    Have any Canadian banks changed their meal allowances lately? I think all the domestic banks are $25 I feel for the US guys budgeting $20. I actually would not mind spending out of pocket if HR had a better system set up for that... a bit annoying to try ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2009 - 2:02am -

  45. Hey y'all.

    Hey y'all, I'm a third-year undergrad at an Atlantic Canadian University. I have extremely limited experience right now, working at a student-run fund of >550k and working in the gov't in an audit position. I'm looking to break into ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Nov 19 2018 - 10:08am -

  46. Engineering Masters should I continue in engineering and then do MBA or switch to consulting now?

    I am a masters of engineering student at U of Toronto. I did my undergrad in engineering for the same school and worked in manufacturing and R&D for a startup electric automotive OEM that ultimately failed. I will be finishing my masters mid next year ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Aug 21 2018 - 2:18pm -

  47. The SEC is hurting American Marijuana Companies

    Canada's coined the name "Land of Opportunity" for its immigration friendly policies and entrepreneurial spirit, and US pot companies are definitely capitalizing on that reputation. Companies that are operating in states where marijuana is ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Aug 6 2018 - 11:00am -

  48. Canadian Weed Beer

    Drugs, Booze, Canadians, what's not to love? Molson Coors Canada, one of Canada's largest breweries, is working with The Hydropothecary Corporation to bring cannabis-infused beverages to market. It's nice to see older, more traditional comp ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Aug 2 2018 - 10:06am -

  49. Thoughts on Recession in Canada in 2019?

    Title, with Trump's policies how would you predict it would affect USA's neighbour in the North? Any practical/actionable advice you would give a third year university student in Canada? Thanks in advance gentlemen! canada trump ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jul 8 2018 - 5:43pm -

  50. Investment Banking in Montreal vs Toronto

    What's the main difference between the two cities? In terms of deals, size of teams, opportunites, And finally, what is the salary difference? Are bankers in Montreal paid much less than bankers in Toronto, or is it comparable and sometimes insignifi ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - May 4 2018 - 11:43pm -

  51. What is comp like at Canadian offices?

    Anyone know what the comp is like from Analyst to Senior partner at Canadian MBB and Big 4 consulting firms? Are they relatively close to what they pay in America? Thanks! mbb accounting Big 4 big 4 senior partner canada compensation ...

    1 comment - 2 silver bananas - Apr 19 2018 - 4:06pm -

  52. Australia vs Canadian IB

    Does Canada (Toronto) or Australia (Sydney) have a larger IB market?-Which has higher comp?-Which has more jobs?-Which has more exit opps? Thanks Australia IB Australia canada Canada IB Investment Banking ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 15 2018 - 2:23pm -

  53. Canadian IB or American IB and exit opps

    I have 2 questions about how Investment Banking works in Canada vs the States. What I've been reading on many posts is that in Canada, the general route is career banking while in the States it's IB to PE / HF. I'm a Canadian citizen at one ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 15 2018 - 11:53am -

  54. What are the best AM firms in Toronto?

    Does anyone know the best AM firms in Toronto and what their comp looks like? The Big 5 apparently also have an AM branch but I hear they aren't too good. Thanks asset management canada Big 5 ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 15 2018 - 10:58am -

  55. NYC/London compared to other global cities?

    Just a question that came into my mind out of curiosity. Does NYC /London generally just have much better pay than everywhere else? In Toronto, Americans get paid something like 15-30% more than Canadians and I'm wondering is it the same in other glo ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 14 2018 - 7:10pm -

  56. Paths for Computer Engineers to Wall Street?

    Hey everyone, I'm a first-year computer engineering student at the University of Waterloo (Canada). I enjoy studying my field but wish to pursue a business career. I want to follow the path of successful businessmen like Michael Bloomberg and Jeff Be ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 4 2018 - 5:23pm -

  57. Investment banking salaries- Canada edition

    Could anyone give me figures about their overall compensation starting from Associate, VP and going up to MD in Toronto? At BIG 5, Bulge brackets, and Boutiques to compare them all I'm guessing VP's go at about 450k to 650k, Directors 650k-1M, M ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Feb 25 2018 - 11:39am -

  58. Should I also apply to Canadian schools?

    Closed due to no response. Closed due to no response. Closed due to no response. Closed due to no response. canada immigration US vs Canada ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Feb 22 2018 - 12:59pm -

  59. Administrative position at a Big 4, or analyst position at a Big 5 bank? (24, Canada)

    So I just received a verbal offer for a non-analyst position at a Big 4 firm (I don't want to specify which position it is, but let's just say that it doesn't require much experience nor technical skills), but I also have an offer coming fr ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 11 2017 - 12:27pm -

  60. Culture of Canadian Investment Banking

    Hi what is the culture of ib in Canada? Do people generally tend to move onto buy side firms after working at like top 5 banks for 2 years? Or do people usually stay in ibanking? Also, do the hours get better as you progress up the ladder in investment ba ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Aug 18 2017 - 11:57am -

  61. Attending a non-target in Canada, what's my best course of action?

    Hi, I'm entering my third year of university at a non target school in Canada. My program is financial math with a minor in Economics. I am currently working at an insurance company for my co-op term. I am taking the BIWS courses on valuation. Also c ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 11 2017 - 9:53am -

  62. Magnolias Consulting Group

    I am having an interview with this company in Canada for a SEO Consultant and Website Technician. It looks like it will go through. Let me know some feedback on what you think of there website and services. Then it may give me a couple strong points to br ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Oct 28 2016 - 12:46pm -

  63. CPPIB Rotational Program

    Does anyone know what the interview for the CPPIB analyst rotational program is like? Does it gear towards the technical or stick to more personal type questions? Moreover, does anyone have any info on the culture and the experience of being an analyst ov ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2016 - 5:18am -

  64. Monitor Deloitte Canada, experienced hire, salary

    I am currently a Senior Consultant at a different Deloitte member firm, and applying to transfer to Monitor Deloitte Canada. I am proposed to join as a Senior Consultant. At my current member firm, undergrads join as Business Analysts and work their way u ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 23 2016 - 8:01am -

  65. Canadian ALM Trading Intern- Advice?

    Hi, I'm currently interning on an ALM desk with one of the big five Canadian banks. My desk consists of traders managing a fixed income portfolio for liquidity management, BASEL III HQLA compliance, issuance, and cash management. I'd say there&# ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2016 - 12:32am -

  66. Canada + Ivey (1-year MBA) + International Student + Work Permit

    Dear reader, I would like to know more about the work permit scenario post MBA from 1 year MBA programs such as Ivey. I understand that for an education period of >8 months and <2 years, work permit is 1 year in Canada. What is the usual step once t ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 27 2016 - 3:42am -

  67. Subscribing WSJ Print Edition in Canada

    Hi everyone. New member here. I think this site is great and I look forward to learning from you guys. I've been trying to figure out how to have the WSJ print edition delivered to me but haven't had much luck. Their customer support said they d ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2016 - 12:13pm -

  68. Canadian Prime Minister Shills Alberta Oil Sands in China- Official visit to China

    Canadian Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper is in the midst of an official visit to China. His mission? To convince Beijing's mandarins to buy Canada's Alberta oil sands hydrocarbon production, now that Republican Congressional overreach ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2016 - 11:07pm -

  69. From non-target business school in Canada

    What are the non-target schools that place the students to banking industry? I came to understand well from my previous post and the replies from the members. I would also want to know how likely other schools such as: University of Alberta University of ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Oct 18 2015 - 4:34am -

  70. [U-grad] Richard Ivey vs. McIntire + 100k debt

    Hey guys, I'm currently trying to decide whether to stay at Western (where I would attend Ivey), or to attend UVa McIntire, of which I've recently successfully transferred into. My past internship experience includes a boutique IB out of NY, and ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 25 2015 - 12:16am -

  71. Anyone gone from American CPA to Canadian CPA?

    I'm thinking of getting my CPA because I'm trying to go the Big 4 TAS-> IB route. I'm a Canadian who just graduated from an American university and am eligible (since I already have have 150 credits) to take the CPA exams in the US. I� ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 15 2015 - 12:41am -

  72. Undrg-Richard Ivey Business(Canada)Or Wesleyan University Or CMC Or Vanderbilt OR UVA

    Fortunate enough I have been accepted to the following schools. Please help me to choose!!! Intend to study Econ and math and seeking a job in BB after undergrad Ivey Business(Western Ontario University in Canada) Wesleyan University Claremont McKenna Col ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2015 - 2:12am -

  73. How Junior Oil Companies Will Stay Alive and Thrive: Interview with Chris Cooper

    The oil and gas game can be a tricky one for junior companies, but if played right the pay-off can be massive. At a time when juniors are risking a lot in volatile venues in the Middle East and Africa, Canada's Aroway Energy (ARW) is planting its fee ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2013 - 3:31pm -

  74. Western Canadian Select Quote

    Hey Monkeys, anyone know where to find the WCS quote without cap IQ? gas canada Big Oil ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2015 - 5:21pm -

  75. Advice for a first year?

    So I'm a first year student in Canada, hoping to transfer to the U.S. next year. I do know that GPA is #1 priority for me this year, but I doubt that studying will take up all of my time. Thus I'm currently trying to figure out what else to focu ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2014 - 1:19pm -

  76. Intro- Intern from a Canadian non-target

    Hi, I'm an intern at a small boutique in Calgary, Canada. I'm a freshman at the engineering faculty at one of the most non-target schools for banking in Canada, the University of Calgary. I'm very new to finance, and I want to learn everyth ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2014 - 1:56pm -

  77. I'm the new guy at WSO

    Hi everyone, I'm brand new to this- hailing from Toronto and working at a Mutual Fund company in Sales for about 5 months. Recently passed my CFA Level I Exam and I'm planning to do some more soft skill building to move to a real job by 2015. Ev ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2014 - 10:25am -

  78. Canadian Vs. American Business Schools

    I'm a recent graduate working in exec comp consulting in Toronto and I'm trying to plan out my future. The way I look at it most roads I picture myself taking lead through Business school in some capacity. Idealistically it would be state side. ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2014 - 7:25pm -

  79. Help me go to Canada

    Career change time everyone, and The good news is I know exactly what I want from my career now. The bad news is I'm lower on contacts in Canada than I would like to be. Me: uk passport / Brit Fluent french (worked in Quebec for a stint) Solid numeri ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2014 - 2:52am -

  80. Introduction of myself

    I am from Canada, currently an undergrad and working on getting into grad school in statistics. I find out Wall Street Oasis through online searching. As for what i can get from Wall Street Oasis, i would say something about the life of investment bankers ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2014 - 5:15pm -

  81. Young Canadian Looking To Study In 'Merica

    Hello WSO! I am a Grade 11 student living in Ontario, Canada, and ever since a young age, (well, younger) I have always had a fascination with finance and big business. Because of this, I would like to one day be working on Wall Street for one of the BBs. ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2014 - 10:03pm -

  82. New User from Canada

    I am a liberal arts student in an university in Ontario supplementing my degree with various courses in economics. I am looking to start a career in finance when I graduate. Ideally that would be in global markets although also interested in doing consult ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 28 2013 - 9:57pm -

  83. Asset Management Internships Canada

    Hey guys, I'm new to WSO, hope this type of thing is kosher. I'm hoping to gain some insight on up coming internships for summer 2014 in Asset Management in Canada. Specifically smaller boutique funds that could slide under the radar or perhaps ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2013 - 3:25pm -

  84. Canada’s Oil Sands, Tarnished Images and Dirty Commodities

    When you think of Canada, which qualities come to mind: the world's peacekeeper, the friendly nation, a liberal counterweight to the harsher pieties of its southern neighbour, decent, civilised, fair, well-governed? Think again. This country's g ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2010 - 7:24pm -

  85. Need input- RUSH or RELAX? (non-target now vs chance at semi-target)

    Alright, Options: (1) RUSH: I can go right now to complete non-target (this would rush me on the BBA Finance/Accounting from a tier-3 university) (2) RELAX: I can take "an extra year" with additional courses to significantly boost my university ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Aug 22 2012 - 6:50pm -

  86. Question about Canadian Risk Factors for the Financial Sector

    Hi, I am beginning my major class in Finance and we have to choose a Sector, find industry specific data that relates to that sector, and then run regressions and make an assessment of our findings... Since the financial sector is key in Canada, I thought ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2012 - 11:58pm -

  87. Corporate Strategy in/around Toronto

    Hello, I'm looking for some information on corporate strategy type programs in and around Toronto. I see that GE hires into their FMP program (although as I understand it I could end up pretty much anywhere if I pursued that) but do any of you know o ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 26 2011 - 9:19am -

  88. Young Canadians in Finance

    Hey guys, I received an invitation from YCIF for a networking event in Toronto. They offer many networking session in Canada (Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal), and I think it can be a good opportunity for those looking for FT positions, etc. Here's the sit ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 4 2011 - 1:47pm -

  89. Finance and economics, accounting, or management

    You can specialize in finance and economics, accounting, or management in Rotman commerce. What is the specialty that has the best future?? Can you give me recommendations, advice and examples of what job I would get if I were to take one of these special ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 10 2011 - 8:00pm -

  90. Marsh Canada Summer Risk Analyst

    Has anyone ever gone through the application process or held a position with Marsh Canada? I am applying for a Summer Risk Analyst position based out of Toronto and am curious if anyone has any first-hand experience with them. Thanks! interview job summer ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 15 2011 - 12:06pm -

  91. New office of a BB vs. established bank

    I'm interested in working in Calgary and they have had a lot of banks move in recently. JPM and Rothschild just opened offices, rumors are Credit Suisse is opening an office. Anyone have any thoughts on the experience at a new regional offices of an ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2011 - 10:48pm -

  92. Canadian undergrad- disadvantage?

    Hey, I've been going through this sub-forum, and I've noticed a majority of the people applying to the main B schools (H/S/etc) are from ivy or top 10 finance schools in the US. How do Canadian schools work when it comes to such rankings? I purp ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2010 - 2:13pm -

  93. Canadian bank bonuses

    Does anyone have a sense of what they were, considering I'm pretty sure the Canadian banks pay them out for everyone in December/early Jan.? Analyst/associate? Haven't seen anything on them anywhere. bonus canada ...

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