Monthly Archives: March 2015

Thank You for Seven Great Years, Barb Amsden!

Thank You for Seven Great Years, Barb Amsden!

After seven years, our valued colleague, Barbara Amsden, will be leaving the IIAC on April 1st.

Barb was one of the IIAC’s original staff members, joining the association when it launched. Since then, she has worked on a dizzying array of projects including capital market improvements, red tape reduction, the awarding of Diamond Jubilee medals, taxes, and, of course, most recently spearheading cross-industry efforts to implement CRM1 and CRM2.

Here is part of an email sent to Barb’s colleagues by Ian Russell, IIAC President and CEO: “We will all miss Barb’s energy, wit, intelligence and … Continue reading

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Wealth Professional’s “Women of Influence”: The IIAC is Well Represented

Wealth Professional’s “Women of Influence”: The IIAC is Well Represented

The IIAC’s very own Barb Amsden has been named one of Wealth Professional’s “Women of Influence” in its most recent edition.  Although her colleagues at the IIAC are decidedly biased, this is a highly fitting tribute to a woman who impresses us with her razor-sharp intellect and interminable kindness every single day.

 

Joining Barb on this (impressive) list are two IIAC Board members:  Sandy Cimoroni and Charyl Galpin.

Congratulations on this well-deserved accolade!

Read more about their contributions to Canada’s investment industry here.

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Ian Russell at PDAC: The Investment Industry’s Role in Raising Capital for the Mining Industry

Ian Russell at PDAC: The Investment Industry’s Role in Raising Capital for the Mining Industry

IIAC: What government and regulators need to do to get the mining industry back on track

Canada’s investment industry is prepared to invest the time, energy and resources to improve capital raising for the mining industry, but it can’t do it alone: There are steps government and regulators can take to ensure the country’s natural resource companies remain dynamic leaders on the world stage.

This was the message in a speech delivered by Ian Russell, President and CEO of the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC), as part of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)’s 2015 … Continue reading

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