Continued Challenges in 2018

Published by Roger Quirion on Jul 12, 2018

Challenges in the quarter Despite continued trade dispute chatter, North American equity markets finished the quarter in positive territory as investors focused on strong sales and earnings growth in ... Continue reading

Challenges in the Quarter

Published by Roger Quirion on Apr 27, 2018

Challenges in the Quarter   Wow! Volatility returned with a vengeance. After experiencing market pullbacks of less than five percent in 2017, we’ve already experienced two pullbacks of greater than five... Continue reading

4 Questions to Ask Your Financial Advisor

Published by Roger Quirion on Apr 04, 2018

Did you know a financial advisor can help you live your best possible life within your personal budget? According to The Investment Funds Institute of Canada, you are more likely to become wealthy if ... Continue reading

Which Type of Life Insurance Do You Need?

Published by Roger Quirion on Apr 04, 2018

Choosing the right type of life insurance isn’t always easy and it’s not always something people want to talk about. However, having an estate planning conversation with your family about what happens... Continue reading

Understanding the cost of Investment Funds

Published by Roger Quirion on Jan 25, 2017

  We removed the video on the home page on our website, but wanted to make sure you still have access to the information.  Please find below a link to an updated video from our partners at Mackenzie Investments.... Continue reading

US Election

Published by Roger Quirion on Nov 04, 2016

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt   Canadians are fascinated by US presidential elections.  However, investor doubts may seem especially... Continue reading

Changes Coming in 2017

Published by Roger Quirion on Oct 27, 2016

In previous newsletters and communications we have discussed upcoming regulatory changes (CRM2).  These are coming into effect on the statements you will receive in January.  The new information provided... Continue reading

Welcome Sherif Garis

Published by Roger Quirion on Jun 24, 2016

Starting in May 2016, the Branch welcomed Sherif to the team as a co-op student from Lakehead University.  Sherif will be taking on some of the duties of Meghan while she is off for a Maternity leave.... Continue reading

Market Volatility

Published by Roger Quirion on Jan 15, 2016

We would like to extend best wishes to you and your family for a happy, healthy 2016.  Global markets have taken a collective tumble during the first trading session of 2016, making it one of the worst... Continue reading

2016 Tax Free Savings Account Limits

Published by Roger Quirion on Jan 05, 2016

The TFSA limit has been reduced to $5,500 a year effective January 1 2016.    The total contribution amount on January 1, 2016 for a Canadian who has never contributed to a TFSA will be $46,500, if the... Continue reading