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Bulletin #0586-M

Membership Information
Annual General & Special Meeting of Members

Contact: Jason D. Bennett
BULLETIN #0586 – M
Corporate Secretary
December 6, 2013
Phone: 416-943-7431


MFDA Bulletin

Membership Information

For Distribution to Relevant Parties within yoour Firm

Annual General & Special Meeting of Members

The MFDA held its 2013 Annual General and Special Meeting of Members (“AGM”) on
December 5, 2013.

At the AGM, Frank Laferriere, David Losier and Vince Valenti were approved as Industry
Directors of the Corporation, each to hold office for a
a two-year term or until their successors
have been appointed.

In addition, Members approved the appointment of Deloitte LLP as auditors for the Corporation;
approved the continuance of the MFDA under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act;
confirmed amendments to MFDA By-law No. 1 dealing with the continuance and the definition
of “Approved Person”; and confirmed amendments Rule 2.5.5 (Branch Manager), Rule 2.2.5
(Relationship Disclosure), Rule 2.4.4 (Transaction Fees or Charges) and Rule 5.4.2. (Trade
Confirmations – Automatic Payment Plans) described in the meeting materials circulated with
the Notice of Meeting.

Effective December 5, 2013, the following individuals are members of the MFDA Board of

Public Directors

D. W. (Sandy) Grant, CA
Dawn A. Russell, Q.C.
Corporate Director
President & Vice-Chancellor
Orillia, Ontario
St. Thomas University

Frederiicton, New Brunswick

Lea B. Hansen, CFA
Doug Thomson, FCA
Corporate Director
Toronto, Ontario
Edmonton, Alberta

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Roderick M. McLeod, Q.C. (Chair)

Janet P. Woodruff, FCA

Corporate Director
Markham, Ontario
Vancouver, British Columbia

Industry Directors

Rick Annaert, CMA
Frank Laferriere, CA
President & Chief Executive Officer
Senior Vice-President & COO
Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc.
Mandeville Wealth Services Inc.
Toronto, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario

Steven J. Donald, FCPA, FCA (Vice-Chair)
David Losier, CGA
Vice-President & CFO, Fédération des caisse
Assante Wealth Management (Canada) Ltd.
populaire acadiennes ltée and General Manager,
Toronto, Ontario
Acadia Financial Services Inc. and Acadia Life

Caraquet, New Brunswick

Stephen Geist, FCPA, FCA, CFP
Vince Valenti, MBA
CIBC Asset Management Inc. &
Independent Planning Group Inc.
CIBC Securities Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario

Ex Officio Director

Mark T. Gordon, LL.B.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
Toronto, Ontario

The MFDA will hold its 2014 AGM on December 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern) at the St.
Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre, 150 King Street West, 27th Floor, Toronto, Ontario.

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