About Our Events

We have enjoyed hosting a variety of events for our clients throughout the Vancouver area, ranging from social gatherings to informational presentations from professional guest speakers. These events help keep people informed about different topics that relate to their investment portfolios, while helping to foster meaningful and healthy working relationships. Take a look below at some of our past and upcoming events.

Upcoming Events:

Stay tuned for upcoming events!



Past Events:

Navigating the Proposed Legislative Tax Changes

An intimate breakfast learning session featuring Tax Professionals, who addressed the proposed legislated tax changes for 2018, and how they may affect you and your private corporations.

Monday, November 6th, 2017 | 8:00 - 9:30am
36th Floor, Royal Center | 1055 West Georgia Street | Vancouver, BC
Event Description:
Cathie Brayley and Richard Weiland, Partner Tax of Clark Wilson, discussed the proposed legislative tax changes with a specific focus on the impacts to:
  • Income splitting
  • Taxation of passive investment income inside private corporations/holding companies
  • Implications to capital gains exemptions in business sales (and elimination of the multiplication of the capital gains exemption)
  • Converting a Private Corporation’s regular income into capital gains



An end of summer social, featuring RBC Olympian, Mercedes Nicoll, and professional tequila taster, Eric Lorenz.
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 | 4:30pm
RBC DS Thurlow, Rooftop | 745 Thurlow Street | Vancouver, BC
Event Description:
Eric Lorenz of Agave Spirits in Vancouver guided the group through a sampling of some of the finest tequilas, while we wrapped up the Olympics with an inspirational talk by our own RBC Olympian, Mercedes Nicoll, who competed in snowboarding at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. 

Turtle Creek Presentation

A presentation from Andrew Brenton, CEO and co-founder of Turtle Creek Equity Fund, accompanied with cocktails and appetizers.
Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 | 5:30 - 7:30pm
36th Floor, Royal Center | 1055 West Georgia Street | Vancouver, BC
Event Description:
This evening event was an exclusive informational presentation on the state of Canadian Equity markets with Andrew Brenton, CEO and co-founder of Turtle Creek Equity Fund. Turtle Creek is an independent investment management firm with a unique approach, proven by an exceptional 17 year track record. This company provides popular investment opportunities for many of our clients. Previously, Mr. Brenton founded and was the CEO of the private equity subsidiary of The Bank of Nova Scotia, where he invested $300 million in control positions of a dozen Canadian private companies.



A Vancouver brewery tour.
Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 | 4:45pm
Begin at Vancouver Park Place, Lobby | 666 Burrard Street | Vancouver, BC
Event Description:
As the summer was coming to a close, we held a fun event where we toured a variety of different Vancouver breweries to sample some of the best brews our city has to offer. Some stops included: Powell Street Brewing Co., Coal Harbour Brewing Co., and Parallel 49 Brewing Co.. Snacks and good company were enjoyed along the way!

Jim Allworth Presents a Market Review

A cocktail event with Portfolio Strategist, Jim Allworth, who presented a market update and investment strategy discussion.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 | 5:30pm 
The President's Room, Terminal City Club | 837 W Hastings Street | Vancouver, BC
Event Description:
Attendees enjoyed cocktails while listening to a presentation by RBC's Portfolio Strategist, Jim Allworth. Jim has been in the investment business for 45 years, as both a research analyst and portfolio strategist. He is co-chair of the RBC DS Global Portfolio Advisory Committee, which provides direction on the outlook for financial markets to the rest of the firm and to our clients. Over his 40 years at RBC Dominion Securities, Jim has played a key role in developing investment policy for the firm and transitioning that work into solutions for individual clients.

The Current Market Environment for Corporate Bonds

A discussion about the current market environment for corporate bonds with Richard Usher-Jones, Portfolio Manager at Canso Lysander. 
Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 | 4:00pm 
Vancouver Park Place, Lobby | 666 Burrard Street | Vancouver, BC
Event Description:
Richard is an independent investment manager with a focus on fixed income and corporate credit securities at Canso Lysander. Canso is one of Canada’s premier corporate bond managers, established in 1997 as an employee-owned firm focused on delivering value beyond the traditional passive approaches to fixed income. Through its retail affiliate, Lysander Funds, Canso has established a strong track record of out-performance in their Corporate Value Bond Fund. The company manages in excess of $14 billion on behalf of pension plans, endowments, foundations and retail investors, and is an integral part of our fixed income and balanced portfolios.

Breakfast Event

A breakfast presentation by Eric Lascelles, RBC Global Asset Management Chief Economist.
Tuesday, October 18th, 2014 | 8:00am
The Vancouver Club | 915 W Hastings Street | Vancouver, BC
Event Details:
RBC's Eric Lascelles is an internationally-recognized industry thought leader. At this event, he discussed his outlook on the global economy and capital markets, and provided insights that were aimed to be a helping guide for today's investors. Attendees enjoyed an intimate breakfast while learning about what the future holds, and how that outlook impacts their investment portfolios.