How We Invest

Our investment philosophy for the Ideal Canadian Pension Plan is very simple. We believe there is an optimal approach for all Members, one which yields better expected returns and lower expenses. Our core investment philosophy is built upon the following ideals and strategies:

Canadian investments support Canadian retirements

Equities provide the best long-term returns

Fixed-income investments provide short-term risk control

Diversification promotes long-term investment success

Rules based approaches provide the best predictions

Professional managers provide prudent judgement

Low trading volume controls investment expense