• Public Company Dividends
  • June 6, 2011 | Author: Ross D. Freeman
  • Law Firm: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP - Calgary Office
  • Canadians who are approaching or have reached retirement age often look for yield investments that can pay a monthly or quarterly cash distribution to provide them with enough cash to live on without having to continually sell a portion of their investments. In previous months, we looked at some of the more innovative yield investments, such as real estate investment trusts and unlisted mutual fund trusts. However, a more conventional yield investment - dividend paying shares of Canadian public companies - should not be overlooked, particularly for non-registered investment accounts.