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Past issues of the The Income Investor (TII) are displayed here in chronological order. Please choose a year to view more details.


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December 16, 2016

Income Portfolio posts solid gain… Achieving liftoff… Top Pick: Savaria Corp…. Gavin Graham’s Updates: Capital Power… Gordon Pape’s Updates: Evertz Technologies, Norbord Corp…. Your questions: Preferred share ETFs, floating rate preferreds, TFSA question

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December 2, 2016

The best of 2016… Gordon Pape?s updates: Chorus Aviation, Milestone Apartments REIT… Gavin Graham updates AGT Food and Ingredients… Your Questions: Green energy stocks… Membership fees

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November 24, 2016

Trump and inflation… Top Pick: Principal Financial Group… Gavin Graham’s updates: Capital Power, Corus Entertainment, Medical Facilities, Uni-Select… Gordon Pape’s updates: B&G Foods, Canadian Utilities Second Preferred shares, Bombardier Series 4 Preferred Share, Enbridge Income Fund Holdings

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November 17, 2016

Trump’s win creates a new dynamic… Gordon Pape’s updates: Pattern Energy, Exchange Income… Your Questions: Credit-rated tenants, buying mutual funds, GIC rates

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October 28, 2016

Balanced Portfolio still strong… Pipeline to growth… This month’s Top Pick: Veresen Inc… Gavin Graham’s updates: Genworth MIC, Corby Spirit and Wine… Gordon Pape’s REIT updates: Chartwell Retirement Residences, Crombie, H&R, Pure Industrial, SmartREIT

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October 13, 2016

A new REIT for our list… Gordon Pape’s updates: Alaris Royalty, Northwest Company, Enbridge… Gavin Graham’s updates: Brookfield Asset Management, Ag Growth International

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September 29, 2016

Two top monthly income funds… Another gain for High-Yield Portfolio… Money in the tank… This month’s top pick: ZCL Composites… September updates: Diageo, Unilever, AltaGas, DH Corp.

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September 15, 2016

A preferred ETF to consider … Gordon Pape’s updates: BMO Financial Group, Enercare, Firm Capital MIC, Information Services, Inter Pipeline

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August 25, 2016

REITs are losing steam RRIF Portfolio rebounds Where to find income This month’s top pick: Pattern Energy Gavin Graham’s updates: Bank of Nova Scotia, Potash Corp.

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August 11, 2016

A rough year for preferreds… Preferred share updates: Canadian Utilities Cumulative Redeemable Second Preferred Shares BB, Enbridge Series A Preferred Shares, Enbridge Series R Preferred Shares, Fortis Inc. Cumulative Redeemable 4.75% First Preference Series J Shares, Fortis Inc. Preferred Shares Series F… More updates: Norbord Inc., Brookfield Infrastructure LP

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July 28, 2016

Best of times, worst of times… Bond yields plunge after Brexit… This month’s top pick: Algonquin Power & Utilities… Gavin Graham’s updates: iShares S&P Global Water Index ETF, Intact Financial, Sun Life Financial… Gordon Pape’s updates: Emera Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia 5.6% Series 17 Preferreds, BCE Inc. Cumulative Redeemable First Preferred Shares, Series 5, BCE First Preferred Shares Series AC, Bombardier Series 4 Preferred Shares

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July 14, 2016

Rates continue to slide… Top Pick: Innergex Renewable Energy… Gordon Pape’s updates: B&G Foods, RioCan REIT

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June 23, 2016

A good year so far… This month’s Top Pick: Medical Facilities Corp…. Gordon Pape’s updates: Alaris Royalties, Evertz Technologies, Exchange Income, Intertape Polymer, Morneau Shepell… Gavin Graham’s updates: Capital Power, Leon?s Furniture, Boston Pizza, Pizza Pizza, The Keg

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June 8, 2016

Take another look at funds… June updates: Cogeco Inc., Dorel Industries, BMO Financial Group

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May 26, 2016

Income portfolio rebounds… Green stocks for cash flow… Mid-cap stocks look attractive… This month’s Top Pick: Chorus Aviation… May Updates: Cineplex, Genworth MIC, Uni-Source, Talisman Energy, Enbridge Income Fund Holdings

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May 13, 2016

REIT recovery continues… May updates: Baytex Energy, Freehold Royalties, Talisman Energy

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April 21, 2016

Balanced Portfolio bounces back… Use options to add yield… “I Am Canadian,” 10 years on… This month’s Top Pick: Corby Spirit and Wine… Gavin Graham’s updates: Ag Growth International, AltaGas…

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April 7, 2016

What’s the worst thing?… A good first quarter… April updates: PHN High Yield Bond Fund, Bombardier Series 4 preferreds, TransCanada Corp., BCE Inc., Crombie REIT… Your Questions: Preferred shares

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March 24, 2016

Big gain for high yield portfolio… Are dividends under threat?… This month’s Top Pick: Enercare… March Updates: Corus Entertainment, Pembina Pipeline, Student Transportation, FLY Leasing, AGT Food & Ingredients

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March 10, 2016

Boring but profitable… March updates: Brookfield Infrastructure LP, Brookfield Energy Partners, TransAlta Renewables…Your Questions: U.S. bond funds

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February 25, 2016

RRIF portfolio update… Drilling for dividends… This month’s Top Pick: Pason Systems… February Updates: ConocoPhillips, Enlink Midstream, Valero Energy, Macquarie Infrastructure Fund, Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan… Your questions: preferred shares.

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February 12, 2016

In this issue: Searching for c …

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January 28, 2016

Not everything is down… This month’s Top Picks: Fortis Inc., BMO Equal Weight Utilities Index ETF… Gordon Pape’s January Updates: Keyera Corp. correction, Premium Brands common stock, Premium Brands convertible debentures, B&G Foods, Milestone Apartments REIT, Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund… Falling prices lead to deals… Gavin Graham’s January Updates: Suncor Energy, Canadian Oil Sands, Corus Entertainment

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January 15, 2016

A safe haven REIT… January updates: Firm Capital MIC, Information Services Corp., Keyera Corp… Your Questions: Model portfolios, RRSP growing pains, bond recommendations

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September 16, 2010

Buy Brookfield Infrastructure LP…Calloway REIT…Canadian Utilities preferreds…Penn West Energy Trust…Diversified Preferred Share Trust

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December 17, 2015

In this issue: TFSA roll back …

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December 3, 2015

TFSA portfolio shows small gain… December update: Morneau Shepell … Your Questions: Where do dividends go, investing strategy

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November 19, 2015

Setback for Balanced Portfolio…This month’s Top Pick: Exchange Income Corp… Are today’s low bond yields the worst in history?… Are short-sellers always correct?… Gavin Graham’s updates: DH Corp., Corus Entertainment… Gordon Pape’s updates: Alaris Royalty Corp.

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November 6, 2015

Fight looms over fund fees… November updates: Sienna Senior Living, Amica Mature Lifestyles, Evertz Technologies. The North West Company… Your Questions: Enbridge Income share issue

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October 22, 2015

High-yield bonds worth a look… Oilpatch merger momentum builds steam… Gavin Graham’s updates: Suncor, Canadian Oil Sands… This month’s Top Pick: Encana Corp… October updates: Valero Energy… Gordon Pape’s fund updates: PH&N High Yield Bond, CI Cambridge High Income, CI Signature High Income, CI Signature Dividend, TD Mortgage … Your questions: Adviser says sell Inter Pipeline

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October 8, 2015

In this issue: A stock for tou …

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September 24, 2015

In this issue: High-Yield Port …

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September 11, 2015

In this issue: The investor’s …

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August 27, 2015

Coping with the plunge… RRIF setback… Commodity stock outlook… This month’s Top Pick: Valero Energy Corp…. Updates: Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Suncor Energy, Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund, ConocoPhillips… News & Notes: Upcoming seminar, bond market update

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August 14, 2015

In this issue: The rigged bond …

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July 23, 2015

Think global… Judging leverage… Interest rate worries hit REITs and financials… This month’s Top Pick: BMO International Dividend ETF… Updates: Allied Properties REIT, Boardwalk REIT, Canadian REIT, Dream Global REIT, Genworth MIC, Intact Financial, Power Financial, Sun Life Financial, Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners

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July 10, 2015

Dropdowns are working for investors… Top Pick: Enbridge Income Fund Holdings… July updates: Pure Industrial REIT, Northern Properties REIT, Milestone Apartments REIT, Calloway REIT

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June 25, 2015

We still don’t understand TFSAs… Motoring ahead… This month’s Top Picks: Uni-Select, Macquarie Infrastructure… Updates: AGT Food & Ingredients, Capital Power, ConocoPhillips

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June 11, 2015

In this issue: Interest-sensit …

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May 29, 2015

Rate hikes coming – be ready… Judging dividends… Energy stocks offer good value… This month’s Top Pick: Suncor Energy… May updates: Brookfield Infrastructure LP, Brookfield Asset Management, Cineplex Inc.

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May 15, 2015

TFSAs for income… May updates: Corus Entertainment, TransAlta Renewables, Firm Capital, B&G Foods

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April 30, 2015

Balanced Portfolio gains 7%… Two REIT numbers you need to know… Top Pick: Cogeco Inc… April updates: Calloway REIT, Alaris Royalty Corp., iShares S&P Global Water Index ETF… Your Questions: Wants more REITs

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April 9, 2015

Keyera bucks the trend… April updates: Ag Growth International, BCE Series AC preferreds, DH Corporation, Sherritt Corporation… Members’ Corner: Congrats to Shawn Allen

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March 26, 2015

Divergent courses… Oil shock hits High-Yield Portfolio… This month’s Top Picks: Canadian Western Bank, Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corp…. Updates: Diageo, Unilever, iShares Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETF

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March 12, 2015

Preferreds fizzle… March updates: Canadian Oil Sands, iShares Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF, Scotiabank Series 17 preferreds, BCE Series 5 preferreds, Canaccord reset preferreds, iShares S&P/TSX Dividend Aristocrats Index ETF

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February 26, 2015

RRIF Portfolio continues strong… Cycling is good for you… Why energy companies are cutting dividends… This month’s Top Picks: Dorel Industries, ConocoPhillips… February updates: Ensco Plc

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February 12, 2015

REITs shine… February updates: Freehold Royalties, RioCan REIT, iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond ETF, iShares Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF, iShares Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETF… Your Questions: Indexed GICs, Oaken Financial, New wesbite

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January 29, 2015

Game changer… Shawn Allen on bonds vs. stocks… This month’s Top Pick: AGT Food and Ingredients… January updates: AltaGas, Bank of Nova Scotia

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January 15, 2015

Watch the Fed in 2015… The best of 2014… January updates: TransAlta Renewables, Milestone Apartments REIT, The Northwest Company, Norbord Inc.

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December 18, 2014

Oil plunge hits dividends… Canadian interest rates in 2015… December’s Top Pick: Canadian Pacific 6.25% Guaranteed Notes… >Gavin Graham’s updates: Canadian Oil Sands, Talisman Energy… December updates: National Bank Financial, Freehold Royalties, Keyera Corp., Inter Pipeline, Pembina Pipeline… Tom Slee, Deanne Gage move on

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December 4, 2014

Finding U.S. cash flow… Top Pick: Canaccord Series A preferreds… December updates: Baytex Energy, H&R REIT… Your Questions: Oaken Financial… Housekeeping

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November 27, 2014

High Yield Portfolio averages 14%… Pitfalls of preferred shares… Inflation protection… November’s Top Pick: Brookfield Asset Management… November updates: Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners, Alaris Royalty, B&G Foods… Housekeeping

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November 13, 2014

Blow wind, blow!… November updates: Genworth MIC, Intact Financial, Sun Life Financial, PHN High Yield Bond Fund… Housekeeping

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October 30, 2014

Get used to low rates… Balanced portfolio update… After the sell-off… October’s Top Pick: Fortis Inc. Cumulative Redeemable 4.75% First Preference Series J Shares… October updates: Bombardier’s 6.25% Series 4 Preferred Shares, Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Corp., Information Services Corp.

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October 9, 2014

Why buy bonds?… October updates: FLY Leasing, RioCan REIT, Pure Industrial REIT, Northern Property REIT

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September 25, 2014

Investing in expensive markets… September’s Top Pick: Milestone Apartments REIT… Gavin Graham’s Updates: Diageo, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, Ag Growth International, Capital Power Corp., DH Corporation… September updates: Premium Brands Holding Corporation 5.5% Convertible Unsecured, Brookfield Energy Partners, B&G Foods, TransCanada Corp.

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September 11, 2014

Outside the box… September updates: Leisureworld, Ensco PLC, Brookfield Infrastructure LP, Brookfield Energy Partners… Your Questions Answered: RRIF transfer

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August 28, 2014

RRIF portfolio on track… Stay away from the bond market… Dividend growth as important as yield… August’s Top Pick: Canadian Utilities Cumulative Redeemable Second Preferred Shares BB… August updates: Tim Hortons, Premium Brands Holding Corp., TransCanada Corp.

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August 14, 2014

Rising dividends… August updates: Baytex Energy, Alaris Royalty, Norbord Inc.

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July 31, 2014

The new normal… REITS are a special breed… Go West… July Top Picks: iShares J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Bond ETF, Amica Mature Lifestyles, Talisman Energy… July updates: Canexus Corp., Freehold Royalties, Just Energy Group… Housekeeping

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July 10, 2014

A new income pick… July updates: FLY Leasing, Morneau Shepell, Pure Industrial REIT, Student Transportation Inc.

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June 26, 2014

Income stocks rally… 2014: The year of redemptions… June’s Top Picks: Fortis Inc. Preferred Shares Series F, iShares S&P/TSX Equity Income ETF… Gavin Graham’s Updates: AltaGas Ltd., Canadian Oil Sands, Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan… Gordon Pape’s Updates: Keyera Corp… Housekeeping

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June 12, 2014

Bonds surprise… June updates: Province of Ontario 1.9% Bonds, Corus Entertainment 7.25% Notes, The Northwest Company, The Keg Royalties Income Fund, Leon’s Furniture, Firm Capital MIC, Information Services Corp…. Housekeeping

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May 29, 2014

Strong returns from High-Yield Portfolio… Steer clear of 50-year bonds… Gavin Graham’s Updates: Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund, Pizza Pizza Royalty Trust, Cineplex Inc., Corus Entertainment… More May updates: BCE Inc., Leisureworld Senior Care Corp., Pembina Pipeline Corp.

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May 15, 2014

Managing risk… May updates: Pure Industrial REIT, Inter Pipeline, Norbord Inc., Brookfield Infrastructure LP

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April 30, 2014

Tim Hortons issue undermines bond lobby… April’s Top Pick: B&G Foods… Gavin Graham’s Updates: Allied Properties REIT, Broadwalk REIT, Canadian REIT, Dundee International REIT, Intact Financial, Cargojet… More April Updates: TransCanada Corp., TAL International Group, Just Energy Group, National Bank

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April 17, 2014

Betting on demographics… April updates: Peel Region Municipal Debentures, Baytex Energy… Your Questions: RRIF portfolio, Confused about CBO… Members’ Corner: Tax-filing problems… RRSP Book

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March 27, 2014

Balanced portfolio beats target… Convertible debentures and market risk… Gavin Graham’s Updates: Bank of Nova Scotia, Sun Life Financial, Power Financial, Genworth MIC, Davis + Henderson, AG Growth International… Tom Slee’s Updates: Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund 5.75% Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures, H&R REIT 5.9% Convertible Debentures

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March 13, 2014

It’s the bumps that count… March updates: First Capital Realty, Johnson & Johnson, Information Services Corp, Morneau Shepell, Freehold Royalties

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February 27, 2014

RRIF rebound… Third World money capping our interest rates… February’s Top Pick: Enbridge Inc… February Updates: Enerplus Corp, RioCan REIT, Keyera Corp., Bombardier 6.25% Series 4 Preferreds, Diageo plc, Unilever, Canadian National Railway

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February 13, 2014

Bonds to the rescue… February updates: Firm Capital, Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners, Brookfield Infrastructure LP, Baytex Energy… New RRSP book

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January 30, 2014

Searching for greenbacks… Interest rates likely to inch up in 2014… Time to buy interest-sensitive stocks?… January’s Top Pick: Capital Power Corporation… January Updates: FLY Leasing, TAL International, Canexus Corp., Bank of Nova Scotia 5.6% Series 17 Preferreds, Canadian General Investments 4.65% Class A Series 2 Preferreds… Your Questions: Convertible debentures and interest rates

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January 16, 2014

An income strategy for 2014… January updates: Rogers 5.75% convertible debentures, iShares 1-5 Years Laddered Corporate Bond Index Fund, iShares DEX All Corporate Bond Index Fund, iShares DEX Short Term Bond Index Fund, iShares DEX Universe Bond Index Fund, iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index Fund, RioCan REIT, H&R REIT… Emerging and Frontier Markets newsletter

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December 19, 2013

The best of 2013…REITs losing their lustre…December’s Top Pick: Tim Horton’s…December Updates: Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners, Morneau Shepell, Calloway REIT, Crombie REIT, Cineplex Galaxy, Corus Entertainment…Your Questions: What about ZPR?, Convertibles as bonds

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December 5, 2013

The impact of tapering… Tax alert… December Updates: RBC Canadian Equity Fund, Inter Pipeline, Brookfield Infrastructure LP, Cambridge High Income Fund… 2014 prices

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November 28, 2013

Profits in Saskatchewan… Global interest rate pressures… November’s Top Pick: Premium Brands Holding Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures… Gavin Graham’s Updates: Diageo plc, Johnson & Johnson, Sherritt, Liquor Stores, The Keg Royalties Income Fund… November Updates: Manitoba Telecom Services, CI Signature High Income Fund, Franklin Bissett Canadian High Income Fund, Templeton Global Balanced Fund

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November 7, 2013

Back to Baytex… November Updates: iShares Dividend Aristocrats Fund, Peel Region 6.65% debentures, North West Company, Norbord Inc… Your Questions: Tax implications of Dundee REIT

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October 24, 2013

High yield portfolio does well…The Fed’s credibility is in tatters… October’s Top Pick: Ensco plc… October Updates: Dundee International REIT, Canadian Pacific Railway Notes, iShares Diversified Monthly Income Fund, City of Hamilton 4.95% Debentures… Your Questions: Confused about rates

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October 10, 2013

A new growth stock… October updates: Blue Ribbon Income Fund, Student Transportation Inc., TransCanada Corp., Sentry Global Balanced Income Fund Series X… Your Questions: Thoughts on Innergest Series C… Your Comments: For U.S. readers… Money Show reminder

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September 26, 2013

Balanced portfolio slips… Preferred shares take a beating… World Money Show… Septembers Top Picks: Cargojet, Bombardier Series 4 Preferred Shares… September Updates: Sherritt International, Fortis Inc. Preferred Shares Series F, Pembina Pipeline Corp., Freehold Royalties Ltd.

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September 12, 2013

The changing face of risk… September updates: Keyera Corp., iShares S&P/TSX Canadian Preferred Fund, iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index Fund, iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF, Canexus Corp.

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August 29, 2013

RRIF Portfolio update…Addressing investment complexities…The Fed?s mixed signals cause doubt…August?s Top Pick: Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan…August Updates: Northern Property REIT, Brookfield Renewable Energy, Firm Capital, Diageo

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August 15, 2013

The REIT dilemma…Gordon Pape’s REIT updates: H&R, RioCan, Pure Industrial…Gavin Graham’s updates: Unilever, Canadian Oil Sands…Your Questions: Annuity or REIT?

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July 25, 2013

Adapting to interest rates …The deal with corporate REITs…July?s Top Pick: iShares S&P Global Water Index Fund…July Updates: Enerplus Corp., Bissett Canadian High Dividend Fund, BMO Monthly Dividend Fund, CI Signature Dividend Fund, Phillips, Hager & North High Yield Bond Fund, Phillips, Hager & North Short Term Bond and Mortgage Fund, Phillips, Hager & North Total Return Bond Fund, RBC Canadian Equity Income Fund, Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund…Your Questions Answered: PIMCO Monthly Income Fund, Enervest Diversified Income Trust

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July 11, 2013

A new growth pick…July updates: First Capital Realty, Morneau Sheppell Inc., North West Company…Your Questions: Worried about REITs

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June 27, 2013

GIC time?…Bond market bulls running out of steam…Getting ?a pizza? the action…June’s Top Pick: BCE First Preferred Shares, Series AC …June Updates: iShares DEX All Corporate Bond Index Fund, iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index Fund, iShares DEX Short Term Bond Index Fund, iShares DEX Universe Bond Index Fund

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June 13, 2013

Changing times…June updates: Firm Capital, Brookfield Infrastructure LP, Inter Pipeline…Your questions answered: Big 8 split preferreds

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May 30, 2013

Corporate bond redemptions: an increasing problem…The ABCs of REIT investing…May’s Top Pick: Norbord Inc….May updates

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May 9, 2013

Think total return…May updates: Crombie REIT, Calloway REIT, CenturyLink, TAL International Group

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April 25, 2013

High yield = high risk…Factor personal stress in your portfolio…Financials having a much better year…April?s Top Pick: Cambridge High Income Fund

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April 11, 2013

DPS fund changing gears…April updates: Laurentian Bank preferreds, Chemtrade convertibles, Blue Ribbon Income Fund, iShares DEX All-Corporate Bond Index Fund…Your Questions: AltaGas payout…Your Comments: Preferred share ladder…Associate editor appointed

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March 20, 2013

Brookfield policies questioned …Tread carefully with convertible debentures…A good year for equity income…March’s Top Pick: Rogers Sugar convertibles…March updates: Enerplus Corp, TAL International

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March 6, 2013

Balanced Portfolio on track…March updates: National Bank, Manitoba Telecom, Brookfield Infrastructure LP…Your Comments: Diversified Preferred Share Trust

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February 20, 2013

A RRIF portfolio …Markets start year on a high note…Interest rates could rise sooner than expected…This month’s Top Pick: Canexus Corp….February updates: CenturyLink, Atlantic Power, Just Energy

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January 23, 2013

Bullish on REITs …Yellow Media debenture holders shafted…REITs and real returns…January’s Top Pick: CenturyLink…January updates: Reitmans, Brookfield Renewable Energy, Student Transportation…Your Comments: Preferred share information…Housekeeping

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December 19, 2012

Reaching for yield…Think preferreds for 2013…2013: a repeat of 2012?…December’s Top Pick: Enbridge Series R Preferreds…December updates: Primaris REIT, Canadian Oil Sands, Fortis Series F preferreds, Scotiabank Series 17 preferreds…Your Questions: RBC ETFs, information on preferreds…Correction…Price increase reminder

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December 5, 2012

What’s next for REITs?…ARC Resources…Freehold Royalties…Inter Pipeline Fund…RioCan REIT…Price increase Jan. 1

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November 28, 2012

Searching for more income…November’s Top Picks: CPR 6.25% Notes, Dundee International REIT…November updates: Leon’s Furniture, Atlantic Power, Pembina Pipeline…Correction

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November 9, 2012

Income ETFs on track…Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund…Bonavista Energy…TransCanada Corp.

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October 24, 2012

High Yield Review…Ben Bernanke – The new King Canute…October’s Top Pick: Sherritt International…Updates: Crombie REIT, Crombie REIT convertibles, Canaccord preferreds …Your comments: Firm Capital

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October 3, 2012

Natural gas rebounds…Morneau Shepell Inc….Firm Capital…Keyera Corp…World Money Show

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September 26, 2012

Balanced portfolio updated… Interest rates could suddenly jump… September’s Top Picks: Unilever, Laurentian Bank preferreds… Updates: Pure Industrial REIT, Crombie REIT, Crombie convertibles… Clarification

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September 5, 2012

Economic stocks a mixed bag…Updates: Ag Growth International, Canadian Oil Sands, Leon’s Furniture, The Keg, Cineplex, Boardwalk REIT, Allied Properties REIT, Primaris REIT, Canadian REIT, CN Rail

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August 22, 2012

U.S. mortgage REITs…Yellow Media’s unfair reorganization…Dividend stocks deliver…This month’s Top Picks: Corus notes, iShares mREIT ETF…Gordon Pape’s updates: H&R REIT, Northern Property REIT

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August 8, 2012

Bond fund picks…K-Bro Linen…Yellow Media convertible debentures

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July 25, 2012

Your income portfolio …Time to regulate the credit agencies…Don’t expect rate increases soon…July’s Top Picks: Canadian Utilities Series BB Preferreds, BCE…July updates: Canaccord preferreds, Calloway REIT, Canadian Utilities…Housekeeping

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July 4, 2012

Income investors do well…Brookfield Infrastructure LP…Reitmans (Canada) Ltd….First Capital Realty…Website deletions

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June 20, 2012

Only the brave …European bargains?…Time for a strategy shift…June’s top picks: Manitoba Telecom Services, Bonavista Energy…June updates: National Bank, H&R convertible debentures, Brookfield Energy Partners

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June 6, 2012

The big hit ? Inter Pipeline, Pembina Pipeline, Veresen…Update on Intact Financial

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May 23, 2012

High income funds overlooked…The REIT stuff…Bull bond market winding down…May’s Top Picks: Chemtrade convertible debentures, Allied Properties REIT…May’s updates: Atlantic Power, Telus notes, Shaw notes, Progressive Waste

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May 9, 2012

A tale of two REITs…Veresen Inc….North West Company

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April 25, 2012

What’s wrong with ARC?…Keep it in the family…Higher interest rates in the offing…April?s Top Picks: Corus Entertainment, Canaccord Financial reset preferreds…April updates: Crombie REIT convertibles, Firm Capital convertibles…Your Comments: High-Yield Portfolio

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April 2, 2012

Something new…Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners…Brookfield Infrastructure Limited Partnership…Inter Pipeline Fund…iShares 1-5 Year Laddered Government Bond Index Fund

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March 21, 2012

A new portfolio…Balanced Portfolio update…Demise of national regulator is good news…Drummond Report creates buying opportunity…March’s top pick: Ontario bonds due September 2017 …Updates: Enbridge, Just Energy, Keyera Facilities…Your Questions: Firm Capital’s “dividends”

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March 7, 2012

Something new… PHN High Yield Bond Fund… PHN Total Return Bond Fund… BMO Monthly Income Fund… CIBC Monthly Income Fund… BMO Guardian Monthly Dividend Fund

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February 22, 2012

Cash flow from cyclicals…Beware of a rate surge…The underachievers…February’s Top Pick: BCE Series S preferreds…February updates: Callaway REIT, National Bank, Yellow Media debentures…Notice to members

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February 8, 2012

Two good energy stocks…Medical Facilities…Morneau Shepell…Emera Inc. …Firm Capital Mortgage

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January 25, 2012

Beating the trust tax… A look at retractable preferreds… Gavin Graham revisits past picks… January’s Top Picks: Canadian General Investments preferreds, Pure Industrial REIT… H&R REIT convertible debentures… Correction: Fund code

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January 4, 2012

Two income funds for 2012… TransCanada Inc. … Canadian Utilities … Student Transportation Inc. … Aston Hill Advantaged VIP Income Fund

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September 9, 2011

A portfolio for the times… Oil, booze, money, and more… September’s top pick: Claymore Preferred Share ETF … September updates: Shaw notes, Emera, Van Kempen Trust, RioCan REIT, Northern Property REIT

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July 6, 2011

The Armtec debacle…Brookfield Renewable Power Fund…Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Corp.

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June 1, 2011

Canadian banks raising dividends…Primaris Retail REIT …Yellow Media…Brookfield Infrastructure LP…

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May 21, 2011

Cash from ETFs…Time to reassess your preferred share portfolio…May’s Top Pick: Genworth MI Canada…May updates: Enbridge, Enbridge preferreds, Canadian Utilities preferreds, Yellow Media…Your Questions: Asset allocation dilemma…

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January 26, 2011

The post-trust world…The deflating bond bubble…A year of changes…January’s top pick: K-Bro Linen Systems…January updates: Bank of Montreal, TD preferreds, BCE preferreds, Daylight Energy

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January 4, 2011

A new era…Yellow Media…Capital Power Income LP…Citadel Income Fund…RioCan REIT

Time to add bank stocks…Beware Greeks bearing debt…June’s top pick: ARC Energy Trust…June updates: Bank of Montreal, National Bank, BMO preferreds, TD preferreds, Pembina Pipelines…Your Questions: Comparing REITs

Canadian Oil Sands still looks good…Don’t sit on your cash…April’s top income pick: Reitmans Ltd….Updates: BCE floating rate preferreds, National Bank. Colabor Group…Your Questions: Target prices, new trust tax, and more

Our priorities…Atlantic Power Corp….North West Company Fund…Northern Property REIT…PH&N Total Return Bond Fund

REITs are the answer to the yield dilemma…The importance of rising dividends…March?s top picks: Crombie REIT, Crombie convertible debentures…March updates: First Capital Realty, TD Series P preferreds, Navina Income and Growth Fund, Baytex Energy Trust…Your questions: U.S. REITS

Time to adjust your bond strategy…Top picks: Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust, Baytex Energy Trust, Bell Canada 4.85% debentures…Updates: Bell Canada 6.25% debentures, Gloucester Credit Card Trust 2011 notes, Canada 4.25% real return bonds, Yellow Pages Income Fund…Your comments: Buying bonds…Your questions: How much in REITS?

A new survivor trust…Vermilion Energy Trust…Penn West Energy Trust…Brookfield Renewable Power Fund…Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Trust

What to do with bond funds?…Gavin Graham: Going for growth…Tom Slee: Time to rebalance…January’s top picks: Atlantic Power convertible debentures, Medical Facilities Corp. …January updates: Emera Inc., Daylight Resources Trust…Upcoming seminars

Where we stand (1)…Penn West Energy Trust…Primaris Retail REIT…Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund

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