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We partner with advisors to help give Canadians the best chance for investment success.

We take a consultative approach to support you with differentiated thought leadership, unique practice management ideas, high-quality products, and deep investment expertise. 

Our difference

You work hard every day to help your clients successfully reach their goals. That’s why we’re committed to helping you, your clients and your practice succeed over the long term. It’s how our mission is aligned with yours.

Changing the way the world invests

Vanguard’s Chief Investment Officer Greg Davis offers his perspective on Vanguard’s approach to asset management.

Our unique ownership structure helps your clients keep more of their earnings

At Vanguard, we don’t have any outside owners, so we don’t need to worry about a stock price or about generating profits for outside owners.

This helps us keep costs low, so your clients’ money stays in their pocket—where it belongs.

Notes: This hypothetical illustration depicts the potential impact of Vanguard's ownership structure. All other factors being equal, Vanguard's ownership structure may allow investors to keep more of their investment returns. The proportions shown do not represent any specific company's actual distribution of returns or percentage operating expenses.



Investing for the 100%


Explore our lineup of highly effective, affordable investment products.

The Vanguard effect comes to Canada

Vanguard’s low costs haven’t only benefited investors in our ETFs-they’ve helped drive down costs across the Canadian ETF industry.

A relentless mission to keep costs low

Our costs are 48% lower than the industry average.

When we came to Canada in 2011, our ETFs’ asset-weighted average MER was significantly lower than that of the industry. And that price difference has grown larger over time.

In Canada, we’ve saved more than $10 million for our investors.

Since 2011, we’ve cut our ETFs’ average MER by almost half. Our low costs haven’t only benefitted our investors, they’ve helped drive down costs across the Canadian ETF industry.


Sources: Vanguard, Strategic Insight and Morningstar Direct. Calculated as the percentage change between the industry (33 bps) and Vanguard (17 bps).
Since Vanguard entered the market in 2011, Canadian investors have realized nearly $10 million in cumulative savings through expense reductions on our ETFs. Sources: Vanguard, Strategic Insight and Morningstar Direct.

We believe four simple principles can improve your chances of investment success.

Think about goals

Having a goal in mind can help when it comes to picking the right investments. This could be anything from saving for retirement, to buying a home.

Stay balanced

Investing in the right mix of shares and bonds based on your risk/reward tolerance could have a bigger impact than anything else you do.

Keep costs low

Making money from investments isn’t about predicting the future, because the future is unpredictable. Instead you should focus on the one thing that you can control – costs.

Be disciplined

Sometimes our emotions can lead us to make simple mistakes when investing. The most successful investors are often those who invest for the long term and don’t tinker with their portfolios too much.

One of the world’s largest asset managers

Our scale and global investment management capabilities position us to give clients worldwide the potential to achieve long-term success.



Total assets under management, Vanguard Group, Inc.

*Source: Vanguard, as of December 31, 2023. Figures may not add due to rounding. All figures in USD.



Investors, The Vanguard Group, Inc.


Global offices*

Giving clients worldwide the potential to achieve long-term success.


Our board of directors

Kathleen C. Bock

Kathleen C. Bock

Managing Director and Board Chair

Our management team

Kathleen C. Bock

Kathleen C. Bock

Managing Director

Lamiece Abdalla

Lamiece Abdalla

Head of HR

Tammy Cash

Tammy Cash

Head of Marketing

Catherine M. Chamberlain

Catherine M. Chamberlain

Head of Legal and Compliance

Mario Cianfarani

Mario Cianfarani

Head of Distribution

Sal D’Angelo

Sal D’Angelo

Head of Product

Mike Finnegan

Mike Finnegan

Chief Financial Officer

Tushar Mundada

Tushar Mundada

Head of IT

Commissions, management fees, and expenses all may be associated with investment funds. Investment objectives, risks, fees, expenses, and other important information are contained in the prospectus; please read it before investing. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently, and past performance may not be repeated. Vanguard funds are managed by Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. and are available across Canada through registered dealers.

This material is for informational purposes only. This material is not intended to be relied upon as research, investment, or tax advice and is not an implied or express recommendation, offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security or to adopt any particular investment or portfolio strategy. Any views and opinions expressed do not take into account the particular investment objectives, needs, restrictions and circumstances of a specific investor and, thus, should not be used as the basis of any specific investment recommendation. Investors should consult a financial and/or tax advisor for financial and/or tax information applicable to their specific situation.

All investment funds, including those that seek to track an index are subject to risk, including the possible loss of principal. Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss in a declining market. While the Vanguard ETFs are designed to be as diversified as the original indices they seek to track and can provide greater diversification than an individual investor may achieve independently, any given ETF may not be a diversified investment.

All monetary figures are expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted.