Securities Law & Instruments


Headnote

Clause 213(3)(b) of the Loan and Trust Corporations Act – application by manager for approval to act as trustee of a pooled fund and future pooled funds to be managed by the applicant and offered pursuant to a prospectus exemption.

Statutes Cited

Loan and Trust Corporations Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. L.25, as am., s. 213(3)(b).

December 23, 2016

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower
22 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, Ontario
M5H 4E3

Attention: Rebecca Cowdery / Roma Lotay

Dear Sirs/Mesdames:

Re:         MD Financial Management Inc. (the “Applicant”)

Application under paragraph 213(3)(b) of the Loan and Trust Corporations Act (Ontario) for approval to act as trustee

Application #2016/0622

Further to your application dated November 4, 2016 (the “Application”) filed on behalf of the Applicant, and based on the facts set out in the Application and the representation by the Applicant that the assets of MDPIC GTAA Pool and any other future mutual fund trusts that the Applicant may manage from time to time, the securities of which will be offered pursuant to prospectus exemptions, will be held in the custody of a trust company incorporated and licensed or registered under the laws of Canada or a jurisdiction, or a bank listed in Schedule I, II or III of the Bank Act (Canada), or a qualified affiliate of such bank or trust company, the Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) makes the following order:

Pursuant to the authority conferred on the Commission in paragraph 213(3)(b) of the Loan and Trust Corporations Act (Ontario), the Commission approves the proposal that the Applicant act as trustee of MDPIC GTAA Pool and any other future mutual fund trusts which may be managed by the Applicant from time to time, the securities of which will be offered pursuant to prospectus exemptions.

Yours truly,

“AnneMarie Ryan”
Commissioner
Ontario Securities Commission

“Janet Leiper”
Commissioner
Ontario Securities Commission