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About the CIFSC Responsible Investment Identification Framework for Investment Funds
(February 6, 2023)

IFIC Enhanced CRM2 Model Statement (March 2022)
(March 30, 2022)

2019 Your Guide to Investment Funds

Helpful information for every stage of your financial journey

(January 30, 2019)

Video Transcript: Elder-friendly Practices
(July 12, 2018)

Best-practice Checklist

This is a checklist of best practices advisors can implement to help make their offices or meeting spaces more accommodating for elderly clients.

(July 12, 2018)

Video Transcript: Understanding Capacity and Decision-making
(July 5, 2018)

Video Transcript: Dealing with Elder Abuse
(June 25, 2018)

Your Guide To Investment Funds (Winter 2018)

Understand your investments and secure your future

(January 31, 2018)

"It's your money. Find out more." – A Toolkit for Dealers and Advisors (November 2017)

The Investment Funds Institute of Canada has created this toolkit to help advisors engage with clients about the new information investors will receive about the performance of their investments and the fees they paid to their dealer under the initiative known as “CRM2”. The materials in this toolkit were created to encourage investors to open their statements and read the new information.

(November 27, 2017)

Your Guide to Investment Funds – Winter 2017

Understand your investments and secure your future.

(January 30, 2017)

Continuing Education Module on CRM2 Requirements

This online course, available free of charge, is offered by IFSE Institute (the educational arm of IFIC) to teach financial advisors about disclosure requirements and advisor obligations under CRM2. The course is designed for investment dealers, mutual fund dealers, exempt market dealers and their representatives.

(May 25, 2016)

CRM2 Spotlight: Considerations for Dealers

This bulletin outlines direction provided by the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association (MFDA ) to assist dealers in meeting various requirements of CRM2. It focuses on three areas: the application of CRM2 to investments that are not securities, such as segregated fund contracts, annuities and GICs; transfer payments from affiliates; and referral fees.

(January 8, 2016)

Dealer Checklist: CRM2 – 2015 Requirements (updated November 2015)

Outlines new information that dealers must include on clients’ account statements as of December 31, 2015, and provides insights and practical information to help dealers meet these requirement.

(November 27, 2015)

CSA Notice RFC31-103 CRM2 (June 15, 2011)
(June 15, 2011)

CSA Proposed Amendments to NI 31-103 CRM2 Appendix A (June 15, 2011)
(June 15, 2011)

CSA Proposed Amendments to NI 31-103 CRM2 Research AllenResearch Appendix B (June 15, 2011)
(June 15, 2011)

KPMG Report on Value Proposition of Financial Advisory Networks
(January 18, 2011)