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Policy

Policy

As the voice of Canada’s investment funds industry, IFIC’s principal role is to advocate on behalf of its members and their investors. We review and analyze public policy issues, including federal and provincial legislation and regulatory and self-regulatory initiatives and develop and communicate approaches that advance our mission – to foster a strong, stable investment sector where investors can realize their financial goals.

IFIC files many submissions to policy makers and other stakeholders. We also commission reports from independent third-party think tanks and analysts on topical issues, source and share independently- produced research from around the world and provide public commentary. Our Policy and Advocacy pages provide access to all of the documents we have available on a subject by subject basis.

Featured Documents

IFIC Submission - Proposals to Modernize PIPEDA (November 4, 2019)
(November 4, 2019)

IFIC Cybersecurity Guide (October 2019)
(October 28, 2019)

IIFA Releases Global Cybersecurity Guide
(October 28, 2019)

Coalition Submission to CSA on National Systems Renewal Program (October 8, 2019)
(October 8, 2019)

IFIC Submission - Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (D. Murrison) - Regulation on Financial Planners and Financial Advisors in Saskatchewan (September 13, 2019)
(September 13, 2019)

IFIC Submission - Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada - Consultation on Transfers for Processing (August 6, 2019)
(August 6, 2019)

IFIC Submission - 2020 Federal Pre-Budget Submission on GST (August 1, 2019)
(August 1, 2019)

IFIC Submission - MFDA (P. Ward) - MFDA Bulletin #0782-P – Proposed Amendments to MFDA Rule 2.3.1(b) (Discretionary Trading) (July 31, 2019)
(July 31, 2019)

IFIC Submission - CSA - Proposed NI 13-103 [System Replacement Rule] and Proposed Repeal and Replacement of MI 13-102 System Fees for SEDAR and NRD (July 29, 2019)
(July 29, 2019)

IFIC Submission - MFDA (P. Ward) - MFDA By-law No 1 - By-law No 1 - Subsection 24.A (Ombudservice) (June 26, 2019)
(June 26, 2019)

IFIC Submission - MFDA (P. Ward) - MFDA By-law No 1 - Records, Examinations and Investigatory Powers (June 19, 2019)
(June 19, 2019)

IFIC Submission - MFDA (P. Ward) - MFDA By-law No 1 - Election and term, governance and quorum (June 12, 2019)
(June 12, 2019)

IFIC Submission - OSC - Staff Notice 11-785 Request for Comments Regarding Statement of Priorities for Financial Year to End March 31, 2020 (May 27, 2019)

Submission on the OSC's draft statement of priorities

(May 27, 2019)

IFIC Welcomes Federal Changes to Protect RDSP Beneficiaries
(March 21, 2019)

IFIC Submission - OSC - Staff Notice 11-784 Burden Reduction (March 1, 2019)
(March 1, 2019)

2019 Your Guide to Investment Funds

Helpful information for every stage of your financial journey

(January 30, 2019)

IFIC Submission to Finance Canada - Trust Reporting Rules (January 22, 2019)
(January 22, 2019)

IFIC Submission - CSA - Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 81-105 (December 12, 2018)
(December 12, 2018)

IFIC Submission - CSA - Client Focused Reforms (October 19, 2018)
(October 19, 2018)

IFIC Submission - CSA - Title Reform Proposal (September 14, 2018)
(September 14, 2018)