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IFIC Investor Education Award

Congratulations to Investors Group – winner of the 2013 IFIC Investor Education Award!

Investors Group was presented with the 2013 IFIC Investor Education Award in recognition of its innovative submission “Money and Youth”, a comprehensive program aimed at helping Canadian youth prepare for their financial futures. Investors Group partnered on this project with the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education to create a website and resources and tools for students, teachers and parents.

Congratulations also to finalist Mackenzie Investments for their submission “Tax and Estate Planning for Business Owners”.

IFIC established the Investor Education Award in 2006 as part of its commitment to financial literacy. The award is open to any investment fund manager, dealer or integrated firm that has produced an exceptional educational initiative aimed at investors.

Each year the investment funds industry is called-upon to make submissions related to programs or materials they have developed that promote investor education. A panel of expert judges deliberates over the submissions and puts forward a winner for the IFIC Investor Education Award, which is presented at the Morningstar Awards.

Past winners of the IFIC Investor Education Award include:


“Brandes Scholarship Program”, Brandes Investment Partners & Co.


“My Retirement Café”, Sun Life Financial


“Your Retirement Briefcase”, National Bank Financial Group


“Snapshots”, Dynamic Funds


“Don’t retire from investing, invest for retirement”, Russell Investments Canada


“Socially Responsible Investing”, Mackenzie Financial Corporation

For more information or to apply for the award, refer to the application guidelines.