The word freedom has sparked countless revolutions across the world. It’s a word that resounds in our hearts; something that we constantly desire. Our innate yearning for freedom makes sense, since it has been shown to be an essential component of human health. In fact, people who feel “free” are less likely to die prematurely or even get sick!
For Canadian investors, the stakes have never been higher. Fewer than ever will have employer-sponsored pensions to rely on in the 20 to 30 years they’re likely to live after their last paycheque. With interest rates perilously low, equity market participation is essential – even as heightened volatility and economic uncertainty make it more uncomfortable.
“As a proud Canadian who has crossed our vast country so many times, I am delighted to be a part of the Trans Canada Trail. Seeing Canada from space is a rare and marvellous perspective, especially when it’s also possible to experience it on foot, close-up and shared with everyone.” - Colonel Chris Hadfield, Astronaut and Professor