Sponsors – Financial

central1Central 1 Credit Union represents a consumer-oriented, full-service retail financial network of 133 credit unions, holding more than $92 billion in assets and operating 873 branches, serving upwards of three million members.  We act on behalf of our member credit unions in B.C. and Ontario through our relationships with federal and provincial regulatory agencies, our ownership position in Credit Union Central of Canada and through our ties to other provincial centrals and affiliated organizations. In 2008, we became Central 1 when the provincial credit union centrals of British Columbia and Ontario combined.  We are proud to be a cooperative.


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CIBC is a leading Canadian and North American financial institution with over 140 years experience and 42,000 employees serving clients in Canada and around the world. CIBC’s wholesale banking1 business provides a range of integrated credit and capital markets products and investment banking to clients in key financial centres globally. CIBC delivers innovative capital solutions and advisory expertise across a wide range of industries, as well as top-ranked research for our corporate, government and institutional clients.


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Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) members represent all facets of the investment funds industry – fund managers, distributors and the many professional and back office firms that support the sector. Our principle role is to advocate on behalf of the industry and its investors – ensuring their voices are heard by regulators and public policy makers considering the framework of rules that govern investment funds. IFIC is uniquely placed to deliver on its responsibilities. As a member-driven member-led organization, our positions can be relied upon to reflect the views of a majority of industry members – and to be based on solid independent research and objective professional opinion.  We serve as an information-sharing body for the industry, helping to ensure that members have the knowledge, tools, and guidance they need to comply with changing requirements.  We understand that future growth and prosperity of the industry will be determined by how well we fulfil the interests and earn the confidence of Canada’s investors.

RBC_logoRoyal Bank of Canada and its subsidiaries operate under the master brand name RBC. We are one of Canada’s largest banks and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We employ approximately 79,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 15 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 44 other countries.

Scotiabank-260-x-2301Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in over 55 countries and Canada’s most international bank. Since welcoming our first customers in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1832, Scotiabank has continued to expand its global reach. Today, through our team of more than 83,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates offer a broad range of products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking, to over 21 million customers.
Scotiabank’s continued growth and success is founded on several key factors: A committed team that lives our shared values and works together to provide customers with expert advice, insights and financial solutions; A highly diversified and well-balanced business, operating within a clearly defined global footprint;A strategy with a clear focus on three priorities that will help us build an even better bank: being more focused our customers; enhancing leadership depth, diversity and deployment; and being better organized to serve customers and reduce costs.


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Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with more than 85,000 employees in offices around the world, The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group (TD). TD offers a full range of financial products and services to approximately 22 million customers worldwide through three key business lines: Canadian Retail including TD Canada Trust, TD Commercial Banking, TD Auto Finance (Canada), TD Wealth (Canada) and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail including TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, TD Auto Finance (U.S.), TD Wealth (U.S.) and TD’s investment in TD Ameritrade and Wholesale Banking including TD Securities. The Toronto-Dominion Bank is a chartered bank subject to the provisions of the Bank Act (Canada). It was formed on February 1, 1955 through the amalgamation of The Bank of Toronto, chartered in 1855, and The Dominion Bank, chartered in 1869.