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Media Release - IFIC Welcomes New Member and New Directors

April 27, 2017

Toronto, ON - April 27, 2017 - The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) has announced that the board of directors approved the application of CF2G Investissement Inc. to become a member of IFIC at its April meeting. The board also approved mid-term appointments of two directors – Glen Gowland, senior vice president & head, asset management, Scotiabank, and Damon Murchison, senior vice president and head of retail distribution, Mackenzie Financial.

Based in Montreal, CF2G Investissement Inc. is registered as a mutual fund dealer in Quebec. The firm is part of CF2G Group, which operates two other entities offering respectively life and health insurance and financial planning for entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized businesses.

“We look forward to the input of CF2G Investissement Inc. as the industry works together to empower investors to make sound financial decisions and as we promote a strong and stable investment sector,” said Paul C. Bourque, IFIC’s president and CEO.

Commenting on Damon Murchison’s and Glen Gowland’s appointments to the board, Bourque noted that, “the industry is responding to transformative regulatory proposals, technology developments and demographic changes. We look forward to having Glen and Damon continue their companies’ exceptional leadership in promoting the interests of investors and the broader industry through IFIC.”

Damon Murchison joins the IFIC board for the first time. Glen Gowland served previously on IFIC’s board, including one term as board chair.

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 investment funds industry and its investors for more than 50 years.

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For more information:
Ilana Arnold, Communications and Events Assistant: 416-309-2311

For more information contact:
Ilana Arnold,
Communications and Events Assistant
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC)
Phone: 416-309-2311

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