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For further information, please contact:

Marco Wynnyckyj

Director, Hearings

(416) 945-5146

mwynnyckyj@mfda.ca

MFDA schedules interim appearance in the matter of Jason Martineau

February 17, 2021 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Jason Martineau (“Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing dated October 5, 2020.

An interim appearance in this proceeding was held on February 16, 2021, by videoconference before a Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Central Regional Council.

Following submissions by the parties, the next appearance is set to take place by video conference on April 8, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern), and will be open to the public, except as may be required for the protection of confidential matters. Members of the public who would like to listen to the teleconference should contact hearings@mfda.ca to obtain particulars.

As previously announced, the hearing of this matter on its merits will proceed on May 11-12, 2021, commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern) each day, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard.

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 conducted business in the Sudbury, Ontario 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.