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Investment Funds

Paul Bourque

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Protecting older investors through a regulatory safe harbour

A safe harbour provision is necessary to ensure advisors act in their clients’ best interests 

  • September 2, 2020 September 2, 2020
  • 15:36

The case for self-regulation

Why SROs work well for investors and the industry

  • July 8, 2020 July 8, 2020
  • 16:07

Canadian fund investors stay the course

Research shows investors are not susceptible to redemption runs

  • May 13, 2020 May 13, 2020
  • 15:19

Responsible investing: a growing priority for Canadians

Clear, consistent terminology and definitions must be established

  • March 18, 2020 March 18, 2020
  • 17:18
Red alert

How I keep clients invested during a crisis

Context and an ETF-based strategy help me to manage investor emotions

  • September 1, 2020 August 31, 2020
  • 16:00

How my investment strategy has fared during the crisis

A financial advisor talks about how her ETF portfolios have held up under market stress

  • June 2, 2020 June 1, 2020
  • 16:00

The next decade for ETFs

Opinions on where the ETF industry will be in 2030

  • March 3, 2020 March 13, 2020
  • 16:00

How to use ETFs for responsible investing

Today's product offering allows you to build globally diversified portfolios for responsible investors

  • November 5, 2019 December 12, 2019
  • 16:00
Carey List
Focus on Financial Planning

Cary List

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An encouraging step to improve financial literacy

The implementation of financial self-efficacy skills development in the school system is long overdue

  • August 7, 2020 August 7, 2020
  • 14:42

Embracing new ways of connecting with clients

As financial planners become comfortable doing business virtually, there could be long-lasting benefits for the industry and Canadians

  • June 12, 2020 June 12, 2020
  • 16:39

Helping Canadians navigate unprecedented challenges

The financial planning profession needs to ensure all Canadians have access to the advice they need

  • April 17, 2020 April 17, 2020
  • 14:25

Vision 2020: Taking stock a decade later

Stakeholders must continue working together to ensure all Canadians have the tools they need to achieve financial wellness

  • December 12, 2019 December 12, 2019
  • 16:50
Dustyn Lanz
Responsible Investing

Dustyn Lanz

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Now is a moment for action

How investors can advance racial justice in their portfolios

  • July 17, 2020 July 17, 2020
  • 16:00

ESG and Covid-19: Four market trends

Social issues move front and centre as ESG funds prove their mettle

  • April 20, 2020 April 20, 2020
  • 16:53

Why some ESG funds hold oil and gas stocks

There are inclusionary and exclusionary approaches to responsible investing

  • January 31, 2020 March 6, 2020
  • 15:53

Research shows investors value sustainability

Study finds causal evidence that retail investors will move assets into RI funds if it is made easier to do so

  • October 11, 2019 November 16, 2019
  • 15:19
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Are ETFs riskier than mutual funds?

It’s the underlying holdings that are important — not the structure of the investment

  • February 4, 2020 February 3, 2020
  • 16:00

Eight tips for trading ETFs

Make sure you’re getting the most out of your trades

  • January 7, 2020 January 3, 2020
  • 16:00

Myth: ETFs can “become” the market

Dispelling a misconception that has developed over time

  • December 3, 2019 January 8, 2020
  • 16:00

Could ETFs cause a market crash?

Debunking the myth that ETFs cause market instability

  • September 3, 2019 November 17, 2019
  • 15:00