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Marco Wynnyckyj

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MFDA cancels interim appearance and announces venue for Hearing on the Merits in the matter of Sylvia Suk Fan Wong

November 17, 2020 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Sylvia Suk Fan Wong (“Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing dated July 4, 2019.

The interim appearance in this proceeding scheduled for December 21, 2020, for the purpose of considering any procedural or scheduling matters, has been cancelled.

The hearing of this matter on its merits will take place before a Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Pacific Regional Council on January 26-29, 2021, commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Pacific) each day, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the hearing room at Charest Reporting Inc., 885 West Georgia Street, 4th Floor, Vancouver, British Columbia. The proceeding will be open to the public, except as may be required for the protection of confidential matters.

A copy of the Notice of Hearing is available on the MFDA website at www.mfda.ca. During the period described in the Notice of Hearing, the Respondent carried on business in the Vancouver, British Columbia area.

The MFDA is the self-regulatory organization for Canadian mutual fund dealers, regulating the operations, standards of practice and business conduct of its Members and their approximately 81,000 Approved Persons with a mandate to protect investors and the public interest. For more information about the MFDA’s complaint and enforcement processes, as well as links to ‘Check an Advisor’ and other Investor Tools, visit the For Investors page on the MFDA website.