Tax shelters in Canada: 3 choices you need to know about

Tax shelters in Canada: 3 choices you need to know about

Tax shelters in Canada that can help you save money when you use them correctly
Tax shelters in Canada aim to reduce or eliminate your tax liability.

Tax shelters are legal investment vehicles that let investors pay less tax. Some are risky and should be avoided, like… Read More

Solid dividends make Chemtrade, RioCan buys

CHEMTRADE LOGISTICS INCOME FUND $11 (Toronto symbol CHE.UN; High-Growth Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Units o/s: 92.6 million; Market cap: $1.0 billion; Dividend yield: 10.9%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Average; www.chemtradelogistics.com) is one of the largest removal-service providers for resource firms that create acid and sulphur by-products. It… Read More

These two prosper behind the scenes

CALIAN GROUP $35.00 (Toronto symbol CGY; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (613-599-8600; www.calian.com; Shares outstanding: 7.9 million; Market cap: $276.9 million; Dividend yield: 3.2%) has two main businesses: Business and Technology Services (contributing 70% of the company’s revenue) provides engineers, health-care workers and other skilled professionals on… Read More

A Yield To Caution: Canoe EIT Income Fund

CANOE EIT INCOME FUND $11.03 (Toronto symbol EIT.UN; Units o/s: 117.6 million; Market cap: $1.3 billion; Dividend yield: 10.9%; www.canoefinancial.com) is a closed-end fund that invests in a portfolio of dividend-paying stocks. Canadian stocks account for 46.3% of its holdings, followed by the U.S. at 37.8%.
Canoe pays a.. Read More

QUIZ: Do you know the RRIF rules that lead to greater profit?

QUIZ: Do you know the RRIF rules that lead to greater profit?

Discover how much you already know (or don’t know!) about RRIF rules and how this great tax-deferral opportunity can help you plan for your retirement
Like a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), a Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) can hold a range of investments. You don’t… Read More

Gains ahead for these high-yield trusts

DREAM OFFICE REIT $24.19 (Toronto symbol D.UN; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (416-365-3535; www.dream.ca/office; Units outstanding: 59.0 million; Market cap: $1.5 billion; Dividend yield: 4.1%) owns and manages 34 office and retail properties in major Canadian cities. Altogether, those properties—including three under development—comprise 7.3 million square feet of leasable… Read More