Richardson GMP
JUNE 2015

Richardson GMP in the community

A few weeks ago Paul and Jessica had the opportunity to volunteer for an afternoon at the Potluck Café Society.

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Summer farmers' markets

As we’ve just officially started summer, we thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the summer markets around the BC Lower Mainland. Here is a link to Tourism Vancouver’s site.

Two noticeable absences are the Shipyards Night Market (Friday Nights 5-10pm until September 25 at the Shipbuilders’ Square in North Vancouver) and a little further afield, the Whistler Farmers’ Market (Sundays 11am to 4pm until October 11 and Wednesdays in July and August in the Upper Village).

What happens when an RRSP annuitant dies

When an RRSP annuitant (holder) passes away, it is often possible to roll over the RRSP to a beneficiary on a tax-deferred basis. If the beneficiary is a spouse, common-law partner or a financially dependent child or grandchild with a mental or physical disability, the beneficiary can request that the proceeds roll over to the beneficiary’s RRSP or RRIF.

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Book review: Red Notice

Here is a book review written by our summer intern, Mack Irwin. Mack is a fourth year student at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, working on his Masters (Honours) in International Relations. He is also a hockey statistician of note, contributing to the Washington Post as an NHL analytics writer. You can check his hockey writing at

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Dwight Jefferson, CIMA®
Senior Vice President
Portfolio Manager
Tel.: 604.640.0555 • Email

Tyler Steele, CFA
Senior Vice President
Portfolio Manager
Tel.: 604.640.0554 • Email

Paul Rietkerk, CIM, FMA
Associate Portfolio Manager
Tel.: 604.640.0562 • Email

Neil Kumar
Associate Investment Advisor
Tel.: 604.640.0406 • Email

Wendy Lloyd
Tel.: 604.640.0556 • Email

Jessica Dewey
Tel.: 604.640.0405 • Email

Brenda Geib, BA
Tel.: 604.640.0559 • Email

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Vancouver, BC V6C 2B5

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