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Janet McFarland

Business Reporter

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REITs warned over failure to disclose shortfalls

The Ontario Securities Commission said 33 per cent of real estate investment trusts it reviewed had insufficient cash flow to fully fund payouts to investors, but did not provide ‘expected disclosures’ to investors

Jan 26, 2015

Former Argonauts football player fined by OSC

Adrion (Pee Wee) Smith has agreed to pay $57,500 to settle accusations that he participated in the illegal distribution of securities involving an Oklahoma-based oil drilling company

Jan 23, 2015

‘Responsible’ investment vehicles see demand surge

Canada had $1.01-trillion of assets under management at the end of 2013 that were invested using some form of responsible investing criteria, a 68-per-cent increase from $601-billion two years earlier

Jan 22, 2015

BCSC fines woman $33-million for operating Ponzi scheme

Regulator orders Rashida Manji to pay $33-million in fines and $10.8-million as an additional penalty. She is banned for life from trading securities in B.C. and from being registered to work in the investment industry

Jan 21, 2015

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Janet specializes in reporting on corporate governance, compensation and securities industry regulation, and oversees the Globe's annual Board Games review of corporate governance practices of Canada's largest companies. Since joining the Globe in 1995, Janet has written extensively on issues of governance, leadership, women in business, executive compensation and pension regulation. Janet has received a number of awards for her work, including two National Newspaper Awards for business reporting and two other NNA nominations. She has also received three nominations for Michener Awards, which are granted annually by Canada's Governor General to recognize excellence in public service journalism. Janet was born in Saskatchewan and received a journalism degree from Carleton University. She also completed a graduate diploma in international relations at The London School of Economics. Before joining The Globe and Mail, Janet worked as a news reporter at The Winnipeg Free Press and as a business reporter at The Financial Post.

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