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Investment Funds Industry Launches Online Magazine to Educate Investors

November 3, 2014

Investment Funds Industry Launches Online Magazine to Educate Investors

Toronto, ON – November 3, 2014 – Canada’s investment funds industry is launching an online magazine – — to educate investors about current and upcoming changes in the industry.

Produced by The Investment Funds Institute of Canada in conjunction with the Custom Content Group of The Globe and Mail, the magazine is a microsite that helps investors develop a better understanding of investment funds with in-depth pieces on the new Client Relationship Model 2 (CRM2), the value of a financial advisor, understanding risk and more.

The report features interviews with Canada’s first Financial Literacy Leader Jane Rooney, Blake Goldring, chairman and CEO of AGF Management Limited, and Tom Hamza, president of the Ontario Securities Commission’s Investor Education Fund. It also features a guest column by IFIC president and CEO, Joanne De Laurentiis, outlining how investors should prepare for CRM2.

The ultimate goal of the microsite is to inform Canadians about changes in the investment fund industry in a clear, transparent, and educational manner. Visit the magazine’s online home for more at

About IFIC
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada is the voice of Canada’s investment funds industry. IFIC brings together 150 organizations, including fund managers, distributors and industry service organizations, to foster a strong, stable investment sector where investors can realize their financial goals. By connecting Canada’s savers to Canada’s economy, our industry contributes significantly to Canadian economic growth and job creation. The organization is proud to have served Canada’s mutual funds industry and its investors for more than 50 years.

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For more information:
Sara Clodman 416-309-2317

For more information contact:
Sara Clodman
Senior Manager, Public Affairs
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC)
Phone: 416-309-2317

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