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.

Real Estate Fraud and Security – A Q&A with Marie Taylor

Oct 22nd, 2020 | FCT

Canadians are more concerned about fraud today than they were 5 years ago. The reason? Fraudsters are finding increasingly sophisticated methods to get around safeguards. The continual move to a more digital…

In celebration of credit unions

Oct 15th, 2020 | FCT

Did you know that the first official credit union started in Germany in 1849 to provide low-income workers with an alternative to loan sharks? The theme for this year’s International Credit Union…

Coffee Break with Sam Ishak

Oct 1st, 2020 | FCT

Meet Sam Ishak, our Chief Information Officer responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of technology for FCT, including architecture, application development, information security, infrastructure, business intelligence and technical services. Sam has…

Virtual learning and education in a complex environment

Sep 28th, 2020 | FCT

In February, Forbes ran an article on the technologies disrupting the property and real estate industry. The article began with a sentence that would ring true throughout the rest of 2020, “no…

An interview with Michael Leblanc

Sep 25th, 2020 | FCT

Michael LeBlanc, CEO, FCT, was interviewed on Gerry Purcell’s Finnovate Show where he talked about the impact the pandemic is having on the real estate industry and the ways in which FCT…

Giving back during COVID

Sep 10th, 2020 | FCT

For most of us being hungry means missing a meal or two because we’re too busy working or doing something else—easily fixed with a trip to the kitchen, or a stop at…

Summer students spotlight – part 2

Sep 3rd, 2020 | FCT

This week, we continue to shine the spotlight on our summer students with the final installment in our two-part series. (Please click here for part one.) Andrew Dias B.Com. in progress McMaster…

Summer Student Spotlight

Aug 26th, 2020 | FCT

At FCT, we’re invested in the youth of our community, the future leaders of tomorrow Every summer, we hire a number of post-secondary students for various roles within the company, providing them…

The importance of commercial title insurance in the current climate

Aug 25th, 2020 | FCT

Commercial property owners are facing great challenges right now. Since the start of the pandemic and the government-mandated lockdown, they’ve had to come up with new and innovative solutions to continue operating…