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Together we will make a positive difference in our industry.

The Federation of Mutual Fund Dealers (the “Federation”) has been, since 1996, Canada’s only dedicated voice of mutual fund dealers.  We currently represent dealer firms with over $124 billion of assets under administration and 18 thousand licensed advisors that provide financial services to over 3.8 million Canadians and their families.

Our Vision is to be the representative voice of mutual fund distribution in Canada.
Our Mission is to ensure the viability and prosperity of this channel of distribution; and
Our Purpose is to

  • Provide the forum for all stakeholders
  • Be the advocate for our members, and
  • Work with members to provide support through education, awareness and best practices.

The Federation's 5th Annual Conference and 20th Anniversary celebration was a huge success!

5th annual conference

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At the Federation's June 8th Membership meeting we announced an agreement between Ellen Bessner and Cynthia Spry, Partners at Babin Bessner Spry to provide Federation Members with access to their advice in respect of urgent seniors issues at a favorable 'Members' rate.  They are calling it Bessner/Spry 911.  Feel free to connect with them ( or 647 725 2606 / or (416) 637-3295) to access a tremendous amount of experience in this field of practice.


The Smarten Up Institute is pleased to announce an exclusive Federation Members discount on all ETF courses leading to the "Specialist in ETFs" Certificate designation.

Smarten Up Institute provides a stellar Canadian program which will give a complete background and understanding of all ETF products, trading and compliance strategies. To learn more about this offer or to enroll in one of the many courses offered, login to the member's area and click on "resources".


Looking for a first rate auditor who’s up on IFRS and reasonably priced?
A Federation Member has recommended Earl Weiner at Yale & Partners    416-485-6000


Seneca College
The Federation has donated a Scholarship Award to the Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology's Bachelor of Commerce-Financial Services Management Program for five years (2014-2018).  Recommendations for the award are made by faculty members and the Federation is notified annually of the winner.