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IFIC to hold Annual Conference on October 1, 2010

September 20, 2010

For Immediate Release
September 20, 2010

IFIC to hold Annual Conference on October 1, 2010

TORONTO – The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) will be holding its Annual Conference in Toronto on Friday, October 1, 2010. This full day event will feature senior industry executives and policymakers discussing the major issues impacting the mutual fund industry.

The day will commence with a keynote address by the Honourable James Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Government of Canada. It will also include a regulator panel discussion featuring Bob Bouchard of the Manitoba Securities Commission, Eric Lapierre of the Autorité des marchés financiers, Noreen Bent of the British Columbia Securities Commission, and Rhonda Goldberg of the Ontario Securities Commission.

In addition to the policymakers noted above, a leaders’ panel will discuss the challenges and opportunities to the asset management business. This panel will feature Charlie Sims of Mackenzie Financial, Don Stewart of Sun Life Financial Inc., Jeff Orr of Power Financial Corporation, and George Lewis of RBC Asset Management.

You won’t want to miss this thought-provoking event.

Date: Friday, October 1, 2010
Location: The Carlu, 444 Yonge Street, 7th Floor, Toronto, Ontario
Time: Registration opens at 8:15 a.m.
RSVP: By Wednesday, September 28, 2010

Media interested in attending should confirm their attendance by contacting Laurie Gillett, Senior Manager, Communications by e-mail at, or by telephone at 416-309-2317. A media room and wireless internet will be available.

IFIC is the national association of the investment funds industry. Membership consists of mutual fund companies, retail distributors and industry affiliates.

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For more information contact:
Laurie Gillett
Senior Manager, Communications
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC)
Phone: 416-309-2317

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