There are two main approaches to investment fund construction: active and passive. Let’s look at the essential features of each.


An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is, as its name suggests, a fund that’s traded on a stock exchange. ETFs are generally designed to track a particular index or combination of indices. For example, …

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We’re living and working in an era of regulatory change in the global investment industry. When looking at the big picture, it’s important to note that Canada’s regulatory environment has some unique features.