There are many ways to invest. Your choices will depend on your goals, your timeline and your tolerance for risk. It’s important to know some basics.
Typical Financial Scams
Find out how to protect yourself against typical financial scams and where to turn if you think you have been a victim.
Investor Knowledge Quiz
Take the Investor Knowledge Quiz and test your understanding of the basics of investing.
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Investor Protection through CIPF
The Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF) provides protection to investors who are clients of firms regulated by IIROC, in the event the firm becomes insolvent or ceases operations due to bankruptcy. CIPF is funded by IIROC-regulated firms and their membership is mandatory.
For more information on CIPF, see the IIROC Investor Alert on CIPF
here or visit CIPF’s website at