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A spokesman for Nova Scotia’s Finance Department said that Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen wants to have more talks with industry stakeholders about the possibility of joining the voluntary regulator scheme.
A spokesman for Nova Scotia’s Finance Department said that Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen wants to have more talks with industry stakeholders about the possibility of joining the voluntary regulator scheme.
(Sabrena MacKenzie/CP)

Nova Scotia mulls joining national regulator

In the wake of Saskatchewan’s public declaration that it will likely join the voluntary national securities regulator, the expectation is other provinces may follow suit.

One, Nova Scotia, had drawn some speculation in recent days. And recently, the province’s largest newspaper, the Halifax Chronicle Herald, called for the province to join up with the regulator. However, the Maritime province says it is not ready to commit one way or the other.