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Posted August 11, 2022

The 5% solution… Gordon Pape updates BMO Equal Weight Utilities Index ETF, The Coca-Cola Company… Gavin Graham updates Boralex… Your Questions: Russel Metals, Algonquin dividends… Pro’s Posts: Strip bond ETFs

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Posted July 28, 2022

Bond angst… We’ll always need power (and much more)… Top Pick: AltaGas… Gordon Pape updates Brookfield Renewable Partners, Brookfield Infrastructure LP… Gavin Graham updates Diageo, Unilever, Fiera Capital, Boralex, Suncor… Members’ Corner: Interest rates

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Posted July 14, 2022

High rates may not be “transitory”… This month’s Top Pick: Exchange Income Corp…. Gordon Pape updates NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT, Dream Industrial REIT

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Posted June 30, 2022

Energy sector pays off… The REIT stuff… Graham’s retail REIT updates: Choice Properties, CT, SmartCentres, Plaza Retail… Graham’s commercial/residential REIT updates: Allied Properties, Minto Apartment, Artis… Gordon Pape updates ConocoPhillips… Members’ Corner: Likes VRIF

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Posted June 16, 2022

Pipelines prosper… This month’s Top Pick: CI Health Care Giants Covered Call ETF… Your Questions: Seeks a retirement fund; Wants an investment course

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Posted May 26, 2022

Defensive positions… The correction blues… Richard Croft’s updates: CIBC, Manulife… Gordon Pape’s updates: Algonquin Power & Utilities, Summit Industrial Income REIT, Canoe EIT Income Fund, Valero Energy, Procter & Gamble… Your Questions: LIF dividend

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Posted May 12, 2022

Balancing act… Bond dilemma… Gordon Pape updates North West Company, Coca-Cola… Your Questions: Slate Grocery REIT

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Posted April 28, 2022

Storm clouds… A cheap play on global growth… Top Pick: CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd… Gavin Graham’s updates: Bank of Nova Scotia, CN Rail, Pason Systems, The Keg Royalty Income Fund… Gordon Pape’s updates: BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF… Your Questions: Brookfield partnerships, Short-term bond funds

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Posted April 14, 2022

Green energy comeback… This month’s Top Pick: Slate Grocery REIT… Gordon Pape updates Brookfield Asset Management… Gavin Graham updates Sun Life Financial… Your Questions: Saving for condo

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Posted March 31, 2022

Gain for Balanced Portfolio… Building back better… Top Pick: Watts Water Systems… Gavin Graham’s updates: Intact Financial, Stella Jones, Savaria Corp… Gordon Pape’s updates: Western Union, Russel Metals… Your Questions: Retirement investing… Keystone’s spring webinars

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Posted March 17, 2022

Gain for High-Yield Portfolio… Gordon Pape updates BMO Group… Gavin Graham updates Fairfax Financial… Your Questions: Real return bond funds

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Posted February 24, 2022

Small gain for RRIF portfolio… Russia-Ukraine means higher inflation… Gavin Graham’s updates: Canadian Western Bank, Leon’s Furniture, CT REIT, Granite REIT, Richards Packaging Income Fund… New Harvest ETF to yield 8.5%

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Posted February 10, 2022

Public Enemy #1… Gordon Pape updates BCE, Brookfield Renewables… Gavin Graham updates Anglo Pacific, Capital Power

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Posted January 27, 2022

Don’t like bonds? Here’s another approach… Did father know best?… Richard Croft’s updates: CIBC, Manulife, Power Corp… Top Pick: Medical Properties Trust… Gordon Pape’s updates: TransAlta Renewables, Canadian Utilities, Procter & Gamble, Emera

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Posted January 13, 2022

Dos and don’ts for 2022… Gordon Pape updates Brookfield Renewables… Your Questions: Dealing with an inheritance, BMO ETFs

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Posted December 23, 2021

Seven resolutions for 2022… Omicron and your money… REITs as an inflation hedge… Gordon Pape’s updates: Pembina Pipeline, Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure, Principal Financial Group, B&G Foods… Gavin Graham’s updates: iShares MSCI UK ETF, iShares S&P Global Water Index ETF, Corby Spirit and Wines, Fiera Capital, Calian Group… Price increase: final reminder… Happy Holidays

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Posted December 9, 2021

An early Christmas present… This month’s Top Pick: Western Union… Your Questions: Firm Capital, Brookfield LPs… A holiday special… Beat the price increase

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Posted November 24, 2021

REIT ETFs show mixed returns… Diversified REITs make a comeback… Top Pick: Artis REIT… Richard Croft’s Update: Power Corp. of Canada… Gordon Pape’s Updates: BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF, CI U.S. & Canada Lifeco Income ETF… Gavin Graham’s Updates: Diageo, Unilver, Stella-Jones, Pizza Pizza Royalty Corp., The Keg Royalties Income Fund

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Posted November 11, 2021

Dividend ban lifted… This month’s Top Pick: Russel Metals… Gordon Pape’s updates: iShares Core Balanced ETF Portfolio, Horizons Enhanced Income Gold Producers ETF, CI First Asset Gold+ Giants Covered Call ETF, BCE

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Posted October 28, 2021

Where to find dividend growth The purpose of income portfolios is income… Top Pick: Freehold Royalties Ltd… Richard Croft’s Update: Power Corp. of Canada… Gordon Pape’s Updates: Procter & Gamble Co., Fortis Inc… Gavin Graham’s Updates: Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., Savaria Corp., Boralex Inc…. Ryan Irvine’s Fall Webinars: How to Position your Stock Portfolio for 2022 and Beyond

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Posted October 14, 2021

Balanced Portfolio continues to gain… This month’s Top Pick: Gibson Energy… Your Questions: Canadian General Investments

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Posted September 30, 2021

High Yield Portfolio posts gain… REITs for income and value… Top Pick: Automotive Properties REIT… Gordon Pape’s Updates: Harvest Healthcare Income Leaders ETF, Horizons Active Cdn Dividend ETF, BMO Covered Call Dow Jones Industrial Average Hedged to CAD ETF, Brompton Flaherty & Crumrine Investment Grade Preferred ETF… Gavin Graham’s Updates: Suncor Energy

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Posted September 16, 2021

Not all bond ETFs are losers… Gavin Graham updates Johnson & Johnson, Intact Financial, Cineplex… Correction: Slate REIT

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Posted August 27, 2021

RRIF Portfolio doing well… REIT Roundup… Gavin Graham’s REIT updates: Choice, Crombie, SmartCentres, Plaza, Slate, Allied, Minto… Gordon Pape’s update: Pembina Pipeline… Your questions: US investing

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Posted August 12, 2021

Bank ETFs… This month’s Top Pick: RBNK… Gordon Pape updates Pembina Pipeline, Harvest Brand Leaders Plus Income ETF, CI First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF… Your Questions: Firm Capital… Members’ Corner: Reaching for yield

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Posted July 29, 2021

Small company, big profit… In praise of dividends… This month’s Top Picks: Manulife, Power Corp…. Richard Croft’s updates: CIBC… Gavin Graham’s updates: Brookfield Asset Management, Capital Power, Leon’s Furniture… Gordon Pape’s updates: The Northwest Company, Coca-Cola, Fortis

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Posted July 8, 2021

Reaching for yield… Gordon Pape updates Keyera Corp., TC Energy, Innergex Renewable Energy… Your Questions: Bank ETFs

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Posted June 24, 2021

Pipeline battles… A case for preferred shares… Finding the right preferred… This month’s Top Pick: Westcoast Energy preferred W.PR.M… Paul Bamford’s updates: Canadian Utilities preferred CU.PR.I… Gordon Pape’s updates: NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT, Dream Industrial REIT… Members’ Corner: Convertible Bond ETFs… Ryan Irvine’s summer webinars

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Posted June 10, 2021

Return to normality… Gavin Graham updates Scotiabank, Canadian Western Bank… Gordon Pape updates BMO Covered Call Dow Jones ETF… Correction: Pizza Pizza

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Posted May 27, 2021

Green energy hits bear market… There’s value in streaming… This month’s Top Pick: Anglo Pacific Group… Gavin Graham’s updates: AirBoss of America, Boralex, Corby Spirits and Wines, Fiera Capital, Pizza Pizza Royalty Corp…. Gordon Pape’s ETF updates: Horizons HEP, CI First Asset CGXF, Vanguard VBU, Horizons HALRoyalty Corp…. Members’ Corner: Foreign dividends

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Posted May 13, 2021

Limiting risk… Top Pick: Canadian Utilities… Gordon Pape updates BCE, Pembina Pipeline, Enbridge… Members’ Corner: Thanks to Paul Bamford

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Posted April 29, 2021

Balanced Portfolio gains ground… A fixed-income proxy for conservative investors… Gordon Pape’s updates: Procter & Gamble, CI U.S. & Canada Lifeco Income ETF, BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF, Harvest Healthcare Leaders Income ETF… Your Questions: Tax-efficient retirement; Tax advantages of REITs; Closed-end funds

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Posted April 9, 2021

Brookfield ups the ante… Gordon Pape updates Algonquin Power & Utilities, Principal Financial Group, B&G Foods…. Digital tax credit… Your Questions: The future of bond funds… Members’ Corner: Climate change… Ryan Irvine’s spring webinars