News Release

Canadian securities administrators provide update on syndicated mortgage regime

Apr 16, 2020

Toronto – In light of COVID-19, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) is adjusting the timeline to implement changes that will harmonize the regulation of syndicated mortgages across Canada.

In December 2019, the CSA published an update on its next steps related to syndicated mortgages, including an anticipated timeline and effective date. The CSA now anticipate the amendments will take effect January 1, 2021, subject to requisite approvals. 

Additional details will be communicated later this year. 

The CSA, the council of the securities regulators of Canada’s provinces and territories, co-ordinates and harmonizes regulation for the Canadian capital markets.

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Kristen Rose
Ontario Securities Commission

Sylvain Théberge
Autorité des marchés financiers

Brian Kladko
British Columbia Securities Commission

Sara Wilson
Financial and Consumer Services Commission, New Brunswick

Renée Dyer
Office of the Superintendent of Securities
Newfoundland and Labrador

Jeff Mason
Nunavut Securities Office

Shannon McMillan
Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan

Hilary McMeekin
Alberta Securities Commission

Jason Booth
The Manitoba Securities Commission

Steven Dowling
Government of Prince Edward Island
Superintendent of Securities

David Harrison
Nova Scotia Securities Commission

Rhonda Horte
Office of the Yukon Superintendent of Securities

Tom Hall
Office of the Superintendent of Securities,
Northwest Territories