CFA Society Winnipeg

A Member of the CFA Institute Global Network of Societies

​​​​​​​​​​​The CFA Ethics Challenge embodies the mission of CFA Institute by promoting "the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence." The competition is designed to increase students' awareness of the ethical dilemmas they may face as investment management professionals and to better prepare them for the workforce.​​​

 National Final Information

​On 1 June 2017, three finalist student teams from Canadian universities competed in the first Canadian Ethics Challenge Finals in Toronto.​

 Canadian Ethics Challenge (Western Regional)

We invite you to attend the inaugural CFA Ethics Challenge (Prairies Regional) on Saturday, March 18 at Investors Group Head Office from 8:45am - 1:45pm.

The competition will consist of presentations by teams of university students from business programs throughout the Prairie Provinces.

The presentations will be followed by a luncheon where the winning team will be announced with the winners advancing to the National Finals in Toronto.

 Professor Kevin Veenstra, CFA, will complement the luncheon with an interactive presentation on ethics.

“Guest Registration Information”

Thank you to our event sponsors:

Gold Level – Cardinal Capital Management

Silver Level – Greystone, QV Investors

Bronze Level – Lionridge Capital Management, Tetrem Capital Management, Investors Group, Wiley

"Sponsorship Package"

 March 18, 2017

​Inaugural CFA Ethics Challenge (Prairies Regional) hosted by CFA Society Winnipeg.

We would like to thank everyone who came out to the Inaugural CFA Ethics Challenge (Prairies Regional) on March 18. Congratulations to the winning team from the University of Saskatchewan consisting of Zhijun Liu, David Fortosky, Robbin Rempel and Ryley Dalshaug. Brian Lane is the team's academic advisor. This team will be representing the Prairies region in the National Finals in Toronto on June 1.


A special thanks goes out to all the participants, sponsors, judges, and organizing committee members that made this event a success.



Mount Royal University

University of Manitoba

University of Winnipeg

University of Saskatchewan



Emily Burt, MBA, CFA

Elizabeth Marr, CFA

Hardev Bains, LLB, MBA, CFA

More Information ​and Photos 

Thank you to our event sponsors:

Gold Level – Cardinal Logo Final_RGB.jpg

Silver Level – Greystone 1C Managed.tifQV_Investors_Inc_logo.JPG

Bronze Level – Lionridge Logo.pngtetrem-large-cap-value-logo.png,IG.jpgWiley.jpg

 2017 Schedule of Events

​​March 17, 2017
Networking Reception
Alt Hotel, Winnipeg
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

March 18, 2017
Team Breakfast
Investors Group, 3rd floor
7:45 am - 8:45 am

Team Presentation
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Awards Luncheon
Keynote: Professor Kevin Veenstra, CFA​ 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

June 2017​
National Finals