Blog

The FCT blog aims to answer your industry questions, examine current market trends and provide key information on the value of our products and services.

The FCT blog does not represent a single author or opinion. Instead, it represents the collective voice and experience of FCT’s dedicated niche experts.

Legal Professionals

Alberta’s registration gap is widening. How are you bridging it?

Oct 3rd, 2022 | By FCT

The gap period for Alberta continues to trend longer, currently sitting at 14 weeks. Here’s how the registration gap is affecting deals, and what legal professionals and their industry partners are doing…

Legal Professionals

Why working with a great underwriting team matters

Sep 22nd, 2022 | By FCT

Pictured: members of FCT’s residential, commercial and corporate underwriting teams. Your client’s new home or business means much more to them than a place to work or a source of income. It’s…

Leading Insights

Why organizations should be prioritizing customer experience

Sep 15th, 2022 | By Tanya Fowler

First impressions matter, and the initial interaction a customer has with an organization can have a lasting impact. However, creating an experience for that customer goes far beyond that first exchange. While…

Inside FCT

2022’s William G. Davis Scholarship winner will change the world, one brain at a time

Sep 8th, 2022 | By FCT

We just had the pleasure of awarding this year’s William G. Davis Scholarship. Named for the late Honourable William G. Davis, a chairman of FCT’s board, former education minister and Premier of…

Inside FCT

Coffee break with Grant Dalrymple

Sep 1st, 2022 | By FCT

Grant Dalrymple, the head of Treasury and Payment Strategy has been building up the capabilities of FCT’s payment systems for eight years. Today, he sits with us to talk about his journey,…

Legal Professionals

Three ways continuing education helps real estate professionals

Aug 25th, 2022 | By FCT

How do you complete your continuing professional development (CPD) credits? Thanks to remote learning methods, there are more options than ever before. Attending a CPD session can sometimes feel like just fulfilling…

Inside FCT

Meet some of FCT’s 2022 summer students

Aug 18th, 2022 | By FCT

What was the best summer job you ever had? At FCT, we believe in supporting youth, which is why our summer student program is so important to us. We want students to…

Leading Insights

Building and sustaining a valuable brand

Aug 11th, 2022 | By Phillip Notley

When you hear the word ‘brand,’ what do you picture? Do you envision a large, established brand like Pepsi or Coca-Cola? Or innovative brands such as Apple or Uber? Whether people realize…

Caring for the Community

Covenant House Vancouver: Helping youth transition from crisis to independence

Aug 4th, 2022 | By FCT

When Covenant House Vancouver opened its doors in 1997, it had 12 beds. Today, its three facilities in downtown Vancouver welcome hundreds of youth off the streets and into an environment of…