Grand opening, cutting red ribbon

Toronto-based Harness Investment Management Inc. has opened a Vancouver office, the firm said on Monday. 

The technology-driven investment counsel firm also named Vancouver-based VELA Wealth as its first strategic partner in British Columbia. 

Harness will provide VELA clients with access to a broad product shelf and full discretionary investment management, the firm said in a release. 

“Through the tight integration of Harness’ portfolio management capabilities and VELA’s advanced financial, estate and risk management services, clients will have access to a solution that can ultimately serve their complete needs through one key relationship,” the release said.