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May 25, 2015

Administrator needed for Alitis Investment Counsel’s Campbell River office. This is a full-time position. We offer a fast paced family oriented office. Employee benefits include flex time, employer funded medical benefits and RRSP programs. This position is long term and may provide advancement…Read more

Apr 29, 2015

Alitis Investment Counsel’s Chief Investment Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Kevin Kirkwood will be speaker at this event and will be joined by other industry professionals including Larry Neilsen of RBC Global Asset Management, Don Campbell of the Canadian Compliance and Regulatory Law, and…Read more

Apr 29, 2015

The 2015 budget included some significant changes for Tax Free Saving Accounts (TFSA). The 2015 limit was increased to $10,000 from $5,550, resulting in an additional $4,500 of annual contribution room. Simultaneously, inflation indexing on contribution room was taken away. Previously, the TFSA…Read more

Apr 23, 2015

Oh, the Poor Canadian Dollar! Not Really. We always look at the Canadian dollar relative to the US dollar, and by that comparison it does not look good. There has been a perception (probably correct) that the collapse in the price of oil is bad for Canada and that interest rates here will not be…Read more

Apr 23, 2015

In January 2015, Qtrade Securities (our custodian) changed some of the fees it charges for the operation of client accounts. Most of these changes will have little or no impact on the daily operation of investment accounts. The changes are as follows: Please note that Alitis does not add to these…Read more

Apr 8, 2015

Strong hints from the Conservative government that its upcoming budget will double the annual contribution limit for tax-free savings accounts is being applauded by financial advisers and tax experts, including Alitis' own Portfolio Manager, Mitchell Prothman.Read more

Mar 26, 2015

Receptionist/Bookkeeper/Office Manager needed for Alitis Investment Counsel’s Campbell River Office. This position is the face of Alitis, your interpersonal skills are excellent and your positive, warm and caring nature is felt by all. This is a full-time position, we offer a fast paced family…Read more

Mar 2, 2015

As of February 26th, a story about the color of a single dress has gone viral. You would think the answer of that would be simple, but why are people seeing two different color schemes for the same dress? View the middle photo. Did you see the dress as white and gold or blue and black? Depending on…Read more

Feb 24, 2015

Alternative lenders play an important role in the Canadian financial industry, namely, to provide secured mortgage credit to borrowers who, for a variety of reasons, do not fit within the lending parameters of the traditional mortgage lenders. Additionally, the reasons vary differently depending on…Read more

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