The OSFI has started to get more involved in the financing of the housing market. It has also told the Big Bank bank board of directors to actually do something more than pick up their monthly cheques and monitor the risk in the institutions they are supposed to direct.
Bloomberg- long a critique of the cosy relationship between banks, government and the CMHC has the best report on this today.
In other bank related news..share-holder activists are complaining that Bank CEO pay is too high. The 'going rate' seems to be $7M for a small bank and $10-15M for a big bank. The response is that they are many other CEO's being paid a lot more.
HERE os the list FWIW. You will have to scroll across to get to the total. No one's starving, that's for sure.