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Ken Vanderlaan

Financial Advisor

Ken has worked for more than 25 years full time, in the investment industry. Prior to joining Investment Planning Counsel, Ken was an investment advisor with Fortress Equity from 1994 and, subsequentl...
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Kevin Vanderlaan


Prior to his arrival at IPC, Kevin spent 12 years in China, working to establish a number of multi-national start-ups in the port city of Tianjin. During this time, he did Master’s work in South Afric...
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Michael Vince

Financial Advisor

Michael has been a licensed advisor since 1995 when he started with Sutherland Investments in Calgary Alberta. A specialist in group retirement and pension plans, Michael joined the IPC Dundas Team in...
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Chris Zacharia

Certified Financial Planner®

Chris worked at one of the chartered banks while earning his Bachelor of Science degree at McMaster University. After graduating in 1996, his passion for finance led him to pursue additional studies. ...
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David Vanderlaan


David received his Branch Manager designation in 2011 from the IFSE. His daily activities focus on MFDA compliance, branch operations, privacy protection and trade supervision. When not at the office,...
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Coby Visser

Administrative Assistant

Coby is an assistant and has 25 years of banking experience. She assists in administration and client servicing.
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Supporting the communities within which we work


At IPC, we built IPC Cares to bring together the various efforts we make towards enhancing the communities within which we operate. By adopting causes that are close to our hearts, we keep ourselves committed and accountable.

Last year alone, as a company, we supported the aid efforts on the Fort McMurray fires, palliative care through The Healing Cycle Foundation and women and children through The Salvation Army.

Perhaps the most significant effort we undertake, and one that we believe is representative of the kind of work that inspires and keeps us committed to our Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) efforts, is the community development project in Honduras with The Carpenteros & Friends. Last year’s project involved a group of IPC staff and Advisors volunteering their time and energy on the ground. Very little is as inspiring and rewarding as living the lives of the people you’re helping, and every one of the people who took the journey came back a changed person, even more determined to stay committed to making a difference in the world!

We also made countless small but significant contributions of our time and resources within our communities through many grassroots charities we believe in, and the ripple effects of their efforts are always rewarding.